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L.A. heatwave: Don't be piggish about electricity use, and everyone can stay pretty cool
L.A. heatwave: Don't be piggish about electricity use, and everyone can stay pretty cool

What are your air conditioning usage ethics? Are you in the “one for all” or the “all for me” camp? The Department of Water and Power has been sending out pleas for several days, begging Angelenos  to “conserve energy use where possible” because energy demands are, like the heat, breaking records. The DWP wants us all to “help minimize the risk of power outages due to strain on neighborhood power grids.” In other words, don’t be piggish about electricity use, and everyone can stay pretty cool. Does that argument persuade you? Do you think that everyone sharing a bit of the pain – setting the thermostat to 80 instead of 72...

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