Don't "Fall back" yet.................

By
Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX By The Bay

Because Daylight Savings Time doesn't officially start in those states that observe it until NEXT Sunday morning at 2:00 AM.

http://www-math.cudenver.edu/~wcherowi/clockar.html

Those 'helpfull' folks in Congress (the ones with the 11% public approval rating ;-)) enacted an energy bill in 2005 that included extending Daylight Saving Time by about a month.

As of 2007, DST starts the second Sunday of March and ends on the first Sunday of November.

Here's the DST schedule for the next few years in case you want to get a head start:

2007: March 11 - Nov. 4
2008: March 9 - Nov. 2
2009: March 8 - Nov. 1
2010: March 14 - Nov. 7
2011: March 13 - Nov. 6

Understand that the sun, moon, and stars still keep to their regular schedule but timewise, starting next Sunday morning, it will be dark a bit longer in your mornings and stay light a bit longer in your evenings.

You also need to make sure and change your computer's internal clocks if they don't reset themselves automatically as most do, along with some of your household electronics and clocks.

The goverment's reasoning behind DST is that you will use less energy, i.e. electricity for lighting, if you have an extra hour or so of daylight in your evenings.

Posted by

Jim Lee , REALTOR®, Certified Residential Specialist (CRS)

http://JimLee.com  RE/MAX By The Bay

150 Mirona Road, Portsmouth, NH 03801 Phone: (603) 431-1111 x3801

Visit New Hampshire Maine Real Estate.com to search homes, get Seacoast area information, and find out how great living on the New Hampshire and southern Maine Seacoast really is.

 

Follow RealtorJimLee on Twitter

close

This entry hasn't been re-blogged:

Re-Blogged By Re-Blogged At
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the folder to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Location:
Tennessee Knox County Concord Farragut
Tags:
dst
daylight savings time
jim lee
knoxville realtor

Comments 7 New Comment

Anonymous
Post a Comment
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the tree to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Ambassador
1,449,331
Renée Burrows
Las Vegas Real Estate Broker - www.urLVhome.com
Savvy Home Strategies Realty, LLC-REALTOR®-Estate-Probate
I like the subject line :)  Thanks for this info, my sister and I had this debate last night and I won!! LOL!
October 28, 2007 11:10 AM
Ambassador
1,757,694
Jeff Dowler CRS
Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
Solutions Real Estate

Thanks for the reminder, Jim. I'm glad they had extended DST this year and going forward.

Jeff

October 28, 2007 11:12 AM
Rainmaker
335,557
Dena Stevens
Putting The Real Into Realtor Since 2004
Century 21 Canon Land & Investment
Yep, my bedside alarm clock couldn't handle it. And as far as saving energy I've heard a few say it ain't so. So much for the approval rating.
October 29, 2007 04:07 PM
Rainer
68,801
Judy Tuscano
NH Real Estate Professional
Prudential Verani Realty

Hi Jim,

I think the reason for DST is money. More light after work so we get out and go shopping. I wonder if there has been a survey to see if we spend more money in the summer vs. winter?

judy T

November 02, 2007 08:59 PM
Rainer
138,912
Jay McGillicuddy
Real Estate Broker
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty
Hi Jim, this is also a great time to change those battery operated smoke alarms.
November 03, 2007 11:36 AM
Anonymous
Post a Comment
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the airplane to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Rainmaker
516,196

Jim Lee

Portsmouth NH Realtor, Portsmouth, NH
How can I help?
*
*
*
Spam prevention

Accessibility option: listen to a question and answer it!

To submit the form,
drag the clip to the circle on the side.

Type below the answer to what you hear. Numbers or words, lowercase:

Additional Information

Have a question about Portsmouth NH & Seacoast New Hampshire real estate or homes for sale?? Please feel free to ask a question about any aspect of real estate or a real estate transaction.