Researchers find Americans set their thermostat to match African environmental temperatures

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 07:50 in Biology & Nature

A team of researchers at North Carolina State University has found that people living in the United States tend to set their thermostats to temperatures that mimic natural environmental conditions in parts of Africa. In their paper published in the journal Royal Society Open Science, the group describes their study, which involved installing sensors in homes across the U.S., and what they found.

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