2020 Sunlight Deficit: Daylight “Saving” No More?

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Under COVID lockdowns, outdoor activities give us the opportunity to recharge from being cooped-up at home. But as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end, quarantine-weary Americans will have a precious hour of sunlight struck from their schedules, likely intensifying cabin fever. While some states grapple with the idea of eliminating DST altogether, Brian Keane of SmartPower.org explains how Daylight Saving actually impacts home energy consumption, particularly when residential energy use has surged while we’ve been staying at home.