Saving Time, Saving Energy: Daylight Saving Time, Its History and Why We Use It


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Ready Reference & Quick Facts , Science , Daylight-saving Time , Time

Description:
Explains why we adjust our clocks one hour forward in the spring and back in the fall ("spring forward, fall back"). Also find an explanation of resultant energy savings and the history of daylight-saving time. Includes trivia about time and links to related sites. From the California Energy Commission.

Creator:
Aldrich, Bob

Publisher:
California Energy Commission

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.energy.ca.gov/daylightsaving.html


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