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Does Daylight Saving Time Save Energy?

Written by The SOE Team

Last updated 06/16/2022

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As Daylight Saving Time is coming to a close, we’ll “fall back” and gain an hour of sleep while we lose an hour of our day. While falling back isn’t as inconvenient as the dreaded springing forward, you may still be asking yourself, “What is the purpose of this?” We’ve taken a deeper look at this bi-yearly time change to see if it does have a deeper purpose than providing more sunshine.

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