Survey: Half of Respondents Leave Residential Lights On

In an informal survey conducted online by, fully 50 percent of respondents admitted they leave lights on when they leave the house, and 25 percent were unsure. The most-selected reason for keeping lights burning was: “How else are the pots and pans going to see what they’re doing during their song-and-dance numbers?”

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