Daylight Saving Time adds 1 hour to standard time (at 2:00 a.m.) to make better use of daylight and conserve energy. "When we have an abrupt change, like losing an hour of sleep with daylight saving time, our internal clocks don't have enough time to prepare our organs".
Firefighters like to remind you to check or even replace the batteries on your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms whenever you have to change your clocks. That's probably why Saskatchewan remains the only province to steadfastly refuse to change its clocks, although there are pockets of some other provinces that, for various reasons, also abstain, for example, the easternmost part of Quebec's North Shore.
"Most often times people can not shut their brains off".
The United States periodically flirted with a national saving time, before once again implementing it during World War II to help save resources, to a similar reaction from the American people. It's "springing forward", so you're going to lose an hour of sleep that Saturday night into Sunday morning.
"When the sun goes down sooner you kind of want to just go to bed rather than keep working, so sunlight is definitely motivating", said Atascadero resident Morgan Metheny. Of those parents who report bedtime challenges for their kids after DST, many (94%) report it takes two or more days for kids to get back into their regular sleep pattern and one-third (31%) say it takes six days or more.
Daylight saving time is the practice of advancing clocks during summer months by one hour so that evening daylight lasts an hour longer, while sacrificing normal sunrise times.
Here are three tips on how to do deal with daylight saving time in 2017. He wrote a whimsical essay that suggested the people of France could save money by having the day start earlier so that fewer candles were burned at night.
The Energy Policy Act of 2005 changed that time frame to starting on the second Sunday of March and ending on the first Sunday of November as of 2007.
Tonight on 10 News at 11, Kendra Conlon WTSP looks at whether or not daylight saving time is necessary.
The period normally adds one hour to standard time with the goal of making better use of daylight and conserving energy so that the sunrise and sunset are one hour later on the clock than the day before.
Daylight Saving Time is Sunday at 2am but your cell phone will likely change automatically.