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One of the main reasons we change our clocks to Daylight Saving Time is that it saves electricity.
Daylight Saving Time reduces the time between sunset and bedtime by one hour. This means that less electricity would be used for lighting and appliances late in the day.

Daylight saving time - Wikipedia

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Daylight saving time (DST) or summer time is the practice of advancing clocks during summer ...... A Time for Every Purpose: Law and the Balance of Life. Harvard ...

The History of Daylight Saving Time - Timeanddate.com

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Daylight Saving Time (DST) is used to save energy and make better use of ... time with the purpose of making better use of daylight and conserving energy.

8 Things You May Not Know About Daylight Saving Time - History in ...

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Mar 9, 2012 ... As you prepare to reset your watches, alarms and microwaves, explore eight facts about daylight saving time that might surprise you.

The Origins of Daylight Saving Time : snopes.com

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History: How the concept of Daylight Saving Time came to be implemented.

History & info - Daylight Saving Time idea from Benjamin Franklin

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Rationale and original idea. The main purpose of Daylight Saving Time (called " Summer Time" in many places in the world) is to make better use of daylight.

What Is the Point of Daylight Savings Time? - Perpetual Calendar

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Many reasons have been thrown out about the purpose of daylight savings time ( DST); however some of them are not true. For example, it is not true that it was ...

The Real Reason Why Daylight Saving Time Is a Thing | TIME

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Nov 4, 2016 ... As Daylight Saving Time comes to an end once again, it's time to debunk ... lighting, his main purpose was the increase enjoyment of sunlight.

Daylight Saving Time: Why Does It Exist? (It's Not for Farming) - The ...

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Mar 11, 2016 ... Sunrise at Cape Porpoise Harbor in Kennebunkport, Me. Some anti-federalists are opposed to daylight saving time, considering it unnecessary ...

End Day Light Saving Time

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Why did daylight saving time (DST) start, and why does it still continue? When asking a random sample of people we heard two answers again and again: "To ...