What’s the Point of Daylight Saving Time?

The thought of Daylight Saving Time was first thought up by Benjamin Franklin but wasn’t actually used until World War 2 in Germany to conserve coal. Naturally other nations saw the positive effect and adapted the idea.

The real idea behind daylight saving time is that we are saving energy. An hour of daylight is put into the evening to make the day longer.

It’s not actually about helping out farmers due to contrary to popular belief.

Studies done by the U.S. Department of Transportation in 1975 showed that Daylight Saving Time trims the entire country’s electricity usage by a small but significant amount. This is a main reason people use daylight saving time, so we can save on electricity. Hopefully this article gave you same knowledge on why we mess with our clocks every yea

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