Turn off the lights for “Earth Hour” tomorrow

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Turn off the lights for “Earth Hour” tomorrow

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After seeing this month's leccy bill, I think we should have one of these every day.

This seems to be a worldwide initiative between 8:30pm and 9:30pm tomorrow. As they say, "Every little helps.)

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Surely this is just someone’s sense of humour?
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I'm assuming those of us with Solar Power don't need to do this?
Big Boy wrote: Fri Mar 22, 2024 7:21 pm After seeing this month's leccy bill, I think we should have one of these every day.
A solar setup can help you with this if you'd like to PM me? :D
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This was so important to me personally, I completely forgot about it when the time came.

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They would really get better results if it was held before the hot season arrived. Lights are one thing, sitting in pool of sweat is another matter. :roll:
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2/cb wrote: Fri Mar 22, 2024 11:13 pm Surely this is just someone’s sense of humour?
The first one was Saturday March 31st 2007 and has since become a worldwide phenomenon.

"Earth Hour has grown to become the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment, bringing together individuals, communities, businesses, organizations and governments in 192 countries and territories around the world, to stand together for our planet."
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HHTel wrote: Sun Mar 24, 2024 3:08 pm
2/cb wrote: Fri Mar 22, 2024 11:13 pm Surely this is just someone’s sense of humour?
The first one was Saturday March 31st 2007 and has since become a worldwide phenomenon.

"Earth Hour has grown to become the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment, bringing together individuals, communities, businesses, organizations and governments in 192 countries and territories around the world, to stand together for our planet."
Ah yes, someone’s sense of humour.
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Someone has to have one - obviously not your good self!!


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Thailand (well Bangkok) is no doubt the same, but when I was living in Chongqing (China) I could be walking 10 meters or so away from the open doors of a shopping center and be blasted by low,low temperature AC. People would gather around simply to cool down from the summer heat that was 40 deg plus.

Simply increasing the min temperature and closing the bloody doors/creating a barrier in these massive Shopping Arcades would do far more good that switching the lights off for an hour in some houses....

During my early years in Chongqing, I was installing equipment at a local Power Plant - you wouldn't believe the energy pull during the summer months.
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