Big Govt Tells Americans: Set Thermostat To 82 Degrees When Sleeping

Energy Star, the federal program from the DOE and the Environmental Protection Agency, mentioned the best it’s best to maintain your property is 78 levels if you’re residence.

When you’re at work or away, this system recommends setting it at 85 levels. When you’re sleeping, Energy Star mentioned to set the thermostat at 82 levels. (link)

Setting the thermostat at 82° at evening is nicely acknowledged grounds for divorce. I swear these administrative state progressives are going to have us force-fed sustainable algae muffins if this retains up.

But severely… given the observe report for present vitality environment friendly requirements and the way they find yourself being truly utilized to life (bogs, dishwashers, lightbulbs and so on.) it’s darned scary to suppose the Feds consider 78° (when residence), 85° (when away) and 82° (when sleeping) is a cheap cooling normal.