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Tesha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-04-06 08:13 PM
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16. I'm sorry, but that's patent nonsense.
> Certain lights like halogen lights actually cost more to turn
> on then run for the hours the store is closed.

I'm sorry, but that's patent nonsense.

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  -How much energy would we save if we closed stores couple nights a week? KoKo01  Mar-04-06 03:40 PM   #0 
  - Probably 0 - the store owners wouldn't think to turn off the lights  liberal N proud   Mar-04-06 03:42 PM   #1 
  - Kind of hard on working folks, don't you think?  Warpy   Mar-04-06 03:45 PM   #2 
  - Why do you hate the Corporate States of Murika???  CrazyOrangeCat   Mar-04-06 03:48 PM   #3 
  - 75% of our energy goes to transportation. So it wouldn't make much  FloridaPat   Mar-04-06 03:53 PM   #4 
  - Your post seems to be based on the assumption  Poppyseedman   Mar-04-06 04:02 PM   #5 
  - I'm sorry, but that's patent nonsense.  Tesha   Mar-04-06 08:13 PM   #16 
  - I may have gotten the wrong type light system in my post, but I  Poppyseedman   Mar-04-06 08:29 PM   #18 
     - It's the "vapor" lights, not halogen  jmowreader   Mar-04-06 10:11 PM   #26 
        - Thanks, for the update info. I knew I was not talking out of my  Poppyseedman   Mar-05-06 07:01 AM   #29 
           - And the previous poster is wrong also.  Tesha   Mar-05-06 03:53 PM   #39 
  - I agree about Sunday being a day off...  SmokingJacket   Mar-04-06 08:39 PM   #19 
  - It did give people a chance to reconnect with their families and visit  KoKo01   Mar-04-06 08:56 PM   #20 
  - Bring back the Blue Laws?  Yupster   Mar-04-06 09:39 PM   #23 
  - Not me, man!  SmokingJacket   Mar-04-06 09:47 PM   #24 
  - Great. So When Do Those Of Us Who Work During The Week  loindelrio   Mar-04-06 10:16 PM   #28 
     - Yeah, yeah, times have changed.  SmokingJacket   Mar-05-06 10:02 AM   #34 
        - Because markets used to deliver, milk and dairy were delivered,  politicat   Mar-05-06 10:53 AM   #37 
           - That's true. My mother didn't even drive.  SmokingJacket   Mar-05-06 10:59 AM   #38 
  - But it was based on religion.  politicat   Mar-05-06 10:47 AM   #36 
  - How about simply turning off the power in buildings...  InvisibleTouch   Mar-04-06 04:06 PM   #6 
  - actually, in many cases  northzax   Mar-05-06 09:58 AM   #33 
  - Instead of closing down all stores on nights and weekends  mandyky   Mar-04-06 04:07 PM   #7 
  - ah, you beat me to it, see #8. I like this. n/t  LizMoonstar   Mar-04-06 04:17 PM   #9 
  - Personally, I would reverse it!  serryjw   Mar-04-06 04:45 PM   #13 
  - assuming this is a worthy target (as some have commented it may not matter  LizMoonstar   Mar-04-06 04:15 PM   #8 
  - Every little bit helps  DoYouEverWonder   Mar-04-06 04:18 PM   #10 
  - The Publix grocery stores shut out almost half of their overhead lighting.  napi21   Mar-04-06 04:27 PM   #11 
  - and it makes sense...  Not Me   Mar-04-06 04:44 PM   #12 
     - Yes, Publix is in Fl, GA, TN, & AL.  napi21   Mar-04-06 05:04 PM   #14 
  - It wouldn't work.  Wcross   Mar-04-06 06:44 PM   #15 
  - We should do all the things you mention but it will take too long and this  KoKo01   Mar-04-06 09:01 PM   #21 
     - How would you get the retailers to comply? Money talks....  Wcross   Mar-04-06 09:49 PM   #25 
        - It might be an idea that would make sense economically to them.  KoKo01   Mar-05-06 09:44 AM   #31 
  - Not enough to matter.... But what if we had a national "Black Out" night ?  MazeRat7   Mar-04-06 08:26 PM   #17 
  - IMO, 1 reason Carter lost was b/c many thot 'he turned off Xmas lites'  bobbieinok   Mar-04-06 09:25 PM   #22 
  - We are in worse shape than when Carter was president, though.  KoKo01   Mar-05-06 09:54 AM   #32 
  - I remember the days that stores closed on Sundays and  Cleita   Mar-04-06 10:12 PM   #27 
  - Why do you need to save energy? There is no shortage of energy, no  radwriter0555   Mar-05-06 07:02 AM   #30 
  - what about people who can only shop on weekends or evenings?  QuestionAll   Mar-05-06 10:04 AM   #35 

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