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Legislative Branch

Turn down the Air Conditioning

Every gov't bldg I've been in is very cold in the summer (for work, museums, etc). People are wearing sweaters, plugging in heaters, and even walking outside in this very hot weater to warm up. My hands are freezing right now. Turning up the thermostat in all the buildings would save a lot of $ and be better for the environment.

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Department of Housing and Urban Development

Reasonable A/C and Heating

My concern is primarily with the waste of over-air-conditioning in the summer and similarly, over-heating in winter. As my mother used to say whenever we kids complained about the house being cold in winter: you need to put on a sweater! The point is you should dress appropriately to match the weather (whether that's light clothes in summer or warm in winter). One of the most wasteful practices I have observed by several... more »

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