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Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 - 12:21 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A man turned on a light in every room in his house. He saved electricity.

(Title is irrelevent)
Stefan and Philipp (Sobs)
Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 - 1:38 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he save electricity by turning on a light in every room?
"save" as "need fewer of it"?

Man: Male? Human? Age relevant? Job relevant? Anything else relevant?

Would this puzzle work if--
he turned on more than one light in every room?
he would not turn on the light in rooms without windows?

Did he have more than one ligth per room lit before?

Does he live in a normal house?
Does he also work there?

Do the lights now need additional electricity?
Could he - because he turned on the lights - turn anything else off? (p.e. He turned on the lights to turn off his alarm system which needs lots of electricity).
Did anyone else turn something off afterwards?

Type of lights relevant?
Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab)
Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 - 7:23 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Were the lights electric?

Was the electricity savings a direct result of him turning on the lights? Or did turning on the lights enable him to do something else that resulted in the energy savings?

Were the lights attached to something else? perhaps a ceiling fan? so by turning on the fans, the lights came on, but he could switch off his air conditioner?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 - 8:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he save electricity by turning on a light in every room? Not as a dirct cause of, no.
"save" as "need fewer of it"? Need less total electricity, yes.

Man: Male?Yes. Human?Yes. Age relevant? No.Job relevant?No. Anything else relevant? Not specificly pertaining to him, no.

Would this puzzle work if--
he turned on more than one light in every room? Maybe... depends on how many lights he would have.
he would not turn on the light in rooms without windows? NO!

Did he have more than one ligth per room lit before? No.

Does he live in a normal house? Yes.
Does he also work there? Irrelevent.

Do the lights now need additional electricity? No/FA.
Could he - because he turned on the lights - turn anything else off?Yope-ish. (p.e. He turned on the lights to turn off his alarm system which needs lots of electricity). No to the example.
Did anyone else turn something off afterwards? No.

Type of lights relevant? No.


Were the lights electric? Irrelevent.

Was the electricity savings a direct result of him turning on the lights?No. Or did turning on the lights enable him to do something else that resulted in the energy savings? No.

Were the lights attached to something else? No.perhaps a ceiling fan? so by turning on the fans, the lights came on, but he could switch off his air conditioner? No, but somewhat OTRT.
Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab)
Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 - 8:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Season of the year relevant? If yes, was it spring? summer? fall? winter?

Did the lights add enough heat to the rooms that he could turn down his furnace?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 - 8:43 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Season of the year relevant? YES! If yes, was it spring? summer?Yes. fall? winter?

Did the lights add enough heat to the rooms that he could turn down his furnace? No...
Stefan and Philipp (Sobs)
Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 - 9:14 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If it is irrelevant that the ligth were electric, would he save even more electricity by using gas-lamps instead?

Is the number of lights he turns on in total relevant?

Is there a relevant room in the house which has no window?

Did he turn on the light during the day? night?

Did he have some sort of own electricity supply (solar cell on the roof)?
Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab)
Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 - 10:41 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the amount of heat the lights added to the rooms relevant at all?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2006 - 11:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

If it is irrelevant that the ligth were electric, would he save even more electricity by using gas-lamps instead? Yes, irrelevent.

Is the number of lights he turns on in total relevant? No.

Is there a relevant room in the house which has no window? NO!

Did he turn on the light during the day?Yes. night? Yes.

Did he have some sort of own electricity supply (solar cell on the roof)? Irrelevent.

Is the amount of heat the lights added to the rooms relevant at all? No.
Stefan and Philipp (Sobs)
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 - 5:19 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does eyery room in the house have a window?
Are windows relevant?
Are the windows all open? closed?

Does he walk around his house and turn on one light after another (or could he do this in the puzzle)?
If so, does saving electricity begin--
already with the first light he turns on?
with the last light turned on?
somewhere in between?

Is there another elictrical machine turned on in the house?
If so: Does this machine automatically need less electricity when the ligts are on?

Air condition relevant?

Does this puzzle only work in summer because of--
the heat outside?
the heat inside his house?
longer daylight times?
Christiane Scharf (0815)
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 - 2:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the light some sort of signal?
Does he live in a lighthouse? If yes - are there ships only in the summer? Does he live at a coast where the water is iced most of the year?
Would turning the lights off and on again cost more energy than letting them burn all day?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 - 3:00 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does eyery room in the house have a window?YES!
Are windows relevant? Yes.
Are the windows all open?Yes-ish closed? Yes-ish.

Does he walk around his house and turn on one light after another (or could he do this in the puzzle)? Yes...
If so, does saving electricity begin--
already with the first light he turns on? Yes.
with the last light turned on?
somewhere in between?

Is there another elictrical machine turned on in the house? YES!
If so: Does this machine automatically need less electricity when the ligts are on? No.

Air condition relevant? YES!

Does this puzzle only work in summer because of--
the heat outside? No.
the heat inside his house? YES!
longer daylight times? No.

Is the light some sort of signal? No.
Does he live in a lighthouse?No. If yes - are there ships only in the summer?No. Does he live at a coast where the water is iced most of the year? No.
Would turning the lights off and on again cost more energy than letting them burn all day? Not in and of itself, no.

Wow, this is going quick!
Ian (Image)
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 - 8:57 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So he only opens certain windows? Those on the top floor? Those on the bottom floor?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 - 9:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So he only opens certain windows?FA Those on the top floor?FA Those on the bottom floor? FA
KR
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 - 9:51 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the light actually a light bulb or some other light?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2006 - 9:58 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the light actually a light bulb or some other light? Regular lightbulb.
Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab)
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2006 - 2:37 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do the lights affect the windows in anyway? activate a tint? a coating?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2006 - 4:08 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do the lights affect the windows in anyway? No.activate a tint? a coating?
Stefan and Philipp (Sobs)
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2006 - 5:38 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does he have to open/close the windows manually?
Or is there an automatic control to open the windows?
Are the windows open during night? day? during a certain time? Is their open/closed state being changed at all?
Details about the windows relevant?
Curtains relevant?

Is the electrical machine the air condition?

After turning on the lights, does he have to do anything to begin saving electricity? Or is there an automatic reaction?
Christiane Scharf (0815)
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2006 - 10:37 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Window shutters relevant?
If yes:
Will they close automatically when the light in the room is switched on?
And then the sun won't shine through the window so that it won't get so hot in there and he doesn't have to turn on the air conditioning (which consumes more energy than the light bulb?)?
Do the shutters have some malfunction/unintelligent design so that they can't be closed manually or at day time?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2006 - 3:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Does he have to open/close the windows manually?When did I say he opened or closed the windows?
Or is there an automatic control to open the windows?
Are the windows open during night? day? during a certain time? Is their open/closed state being changed at all? Not in the relevent time frame of the puzzle.
Details about the windows relevant? Yope.
Curtains relevant? No.

Is the electrical machine the air condition? YES!

After turning on the lights, does he have to do anything to begin saving electricity?No. Or is there an automatic reaction? No.


Window shutters relevant? No.
If yes:
Will they close automatically when the light in the room is switched on?
And then the sun won't shine through the window so that it won't get so hot in there and he doesn't have to turn on the air conditioning (which consumes more energy than the light bulb?)?
Do the shutters have some malfunction/unintelligent design so that they can't be closed manually or at day time?

Good work, but if I could give advice, I would say get away from the windows and concentrate more on why he turned on the lights. But that's just me. Feel free to ignore this while you're totally not reading it.
Stefan and Philipp (Sobs)
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2006 - 8:07 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are there some windows open and some closed?
Is their position relevant?

Is the open/closed state the only relevant thing to find out about the windows?

After turning on a light, does something happen at all?
Do the lights in the room influence the air conditioning?
Does the light in the room influence the air conditioning?

Is it correct that the air condition is cooling every room seperately and - if the light is on in that room - needs fewer electricity in that room? Does it still cool a room with light turned on?
Does it cool rooms with lights turned off?
Is the brightness in the rooms relevant?

Is the global position of his house relevant? Can it be US/Central Europe?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2006 - 10:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are there some windows open and some closed? Yope-ish, all windows are in the same condition.
Is their position relevant? Hard to answer, please rephrase.

Is the open/closed state the only relevant thing to find out about the windows? No-ish.

After turning on a light, does something happen at all? No.
Do the lights in the room influence the air conditioning? No.
Does the light in the room influence the air conditioning? No.

Is it correct that the air condition is cooling every room seperatelyYES! and - if the light is on in that room - needs fewer electricity in that room?No. Does it still cool a room with light turned on?Yope.
Does it cool rooms with lights turned off? Yope.
Is the brightness in the rooms relevant? YES! But may mislead.

Is the global position of his house relevant? Not really, but would not work in some places.Can it be US/Central Europe? Yes, let's call it US.
Stefan and Philipp (Sobs)
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2006 - 5:40 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the air condition cooling? Heating? Just holding temperature? Is it running at all?

Is there some sort of device in each room that reacts to brightness?
Does the man need the brightness?
Does the sun shine into the house?

Are the windows in his house positoned in a special way? Like 4 in each direction? Only showing north and south?

Relevant things about the windows:
size?
frame?
glass?
where the are in the room?

Are the windows tilted?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2006 - 2:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is the air condition cooling?Yes. Heating? No.Just holding temperature?Yes, once it gets there. Is it running at all? Yes.

Is there some sort of device in each room that reacts to brightness? NO!
Does the man need the brightness? Yope.
Does the sun shine into the house? Yope.

Are the windows in his house positoned in a special way?No. Like 4 in each direction? Only showing north and south?

Relevant things about the windows:
size? No.
frame? No.
glass? No.
where the are in the room? No.

Are the windows tilted? No more so than normal.
Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab)
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2006 - 4:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By turning on one light in each room, the man can close the drapes/curtains/shades/blinds on the windows.
With the window coverings closed, the sun doesn't shine into the house.
With the sun not shining in, it doesn't heat the rooms as much, therefore the air conditioner doesn't have to run as long to cool the rooms or as often to maintain the temperature.
With the air conditioner not running as long or as often, he saves electricity.

How's that?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2006 - 6:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

By turning on one light in each room, the man can close the drapes/curtains/shades/blinds on the windows.
With the window coverings closed, the sun doesn't shine into the house.
With the sun not shining in, it doesn't heat the rooms as much, therefore the air conditioner doesn't have to run as long to cool the rooms or as often to maintain the temperature.
With the air conditioner not running as long or as often, he saves electricity.

How's that? Sadly, no. Very nice try, though. If I were to give a slight hint(In white), you might want to think about what happened before he turned the lights on.
Ian (Image)
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2006 - 10:31 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The air conditioning cooled the house? Which caused condensation on the outside of the windows? And the lights heated the water? Which caused it to evaporate? Cooling the house?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2006 - 11:20 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

The air conditioning cooled the house?Yes. Untill...
Which caused condensation on the outside of the windows?No. And the lights heated the water?No. Which caused it to evaporate? No.Cooling the house? No.
Nice try.
Stefan and Philipp (Sobs)
Posted on Saturday, June 24, 2006 - 8:05 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

All windows in the house are in the same condition which is not changed during the relevant time, but somehow, they are open and closed?

In their current position,...
do the windows allow air exchange?
do they allow light to get in/out?
Is there anything to block light/air from passing the window (like blinds)?

Is there some sort of device in each room that reacts to darkness?
Does the man somehow need to prevent darkness (for effective cooling)?

Where any preparations necessary for saving electricity before he turned off the lights?

Does the air condition now (lights on) cool to the same temperature as before (lights off)?
Did the man somehow trick his air condition?
Are there other relevant machines to find out about?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Saturday, June 24, 2006 - 1:44 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

All windows in the house are in the same condition which is not changed during the relevant time, but somehow, they are open and closed? Yes.

In their current position,...
do the windows allow air exchange? Yes-ish.
do they allow light to get in/out? Yes.
Is there anything to block light/air from passing the window (like blinds)? YES! But no t your example.

Is there some sort of device in each room that reacts to darkness? NO!
Does the man somehow need to prevent darkness (for effective cooling)? No.

Where any preparations necessary for saving electricity before he turned off the lights? YES!

Does the air condition now (lights on) cool to the same temperature as before (lights off)? No, but misleading.
Did the man somehow trick his air condition? No.
Are there other relevant machines to find out about?No.
Dave Worrell (Davidworrell)
Posted on Saturday, June 24, 2006 - 10:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Just to put that part of the puzzle to rest, the air conditioners are the window unit types, so half the window is closed and the other half is "open" so that the air conditioner unit could be placed there, although the unit fills up the entire space of the "open" window, correct?

And each room has a window and each room has one of these window unit air conditioners, correct?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Monday, June 26, 2006 - 12:54 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Just to put that part of the puzzle to rest, the air conditioners are the window unit types, so half the window is closed and the other half is "open" so that the air conditioner unit could be placed there, although the unit fills up the entire space of the "open" window, correct? YES, thank you.

And each room has a window and each room has one of these window unit air conditioners, correct? Yes.
Chris Johnson
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2006 - 10:35 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Well, it's not the answer you're looking for... but the answer "He lit a candle" works (in my opinion).

Also, he could have blown a fuse - cutting off his electricity and therefore saving money on his bill.
Chris Johnson
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2006 - 10:37 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

whoops, i mean save electricity. disregard the statement "saving money on his bill".
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2006 - 4:01 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Well, it's not the answer you're looking for... but the answer "He lit a candle" works (in my opinion).

Also, he could have blown a fuse - cutting off his electricity and therefore saving money on his bill. No, we've established that they're electric lights. The candle thing would work though, not what I'm looking for.
Ian (Image)
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2006 - 4:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the airconditioners still run once the lights were on? Were they able to run?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2006 - 7:53 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the airconditioners still run once the lights were on?No. Were they able to run? They would ba able to, but are not.
Stefan and Philipp (Sobs)
Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2006 - 5:30 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the air conditioners start working again once the man turns the lights off?

Did the man trigger the air condition with the lights?
Do the air conditioners have a brightness-sensor?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2006 - 3:35 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Would the air conditioners start working again once the man turns the lights off? Not by temselves, no.

Did the man trigger the air condition with the lights? No.
Do the air conditioners have a brightness-sensor? No.

Can we say fixation on the lights? Discover the cause to find the effect.
Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab)
Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2006 - 7:11 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the man turn the air conditioners off as he turned the lights on? did they switch off by themselves? did someone else turn them off as he turned the lights on?
Ian (Image)
Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2006 - 9:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Relevant that the lights are producing light? Or using electricity? Or producing heat? Would a space heater serve the same purpose just as effectively, if not for the increase in electricity required to run one in every room?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2006 - 10:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did the man turn the air conditioners off as he turned the lights on?YES! Now why... did they switch off by themselves?No. did someone else turn them off as he turned the lights on? No.

Relevant that the lights are producing light?Yes. Or using electricity?Just that it is less than the AC. Or producing heat?No. Would a space heater serve the same purpose just as effectively, if not for the increase in electricity required to run one in every room? No, they would not suffice at all.
Stefan and Philipp (Sobs)
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2006 - 5:30 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do the air conditioners have other effects besides cooling? Do they have lights?
Relevant that the lights can be seen outside?

Would it be sufficent if the lights lit just one specific part of each room? The AC?
Would one small LED have the same effect as a big light bulb?

Were the preparations just to turn off the AC or is there something left to find out?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Friday, July 07, 2006 - 12:04 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do the air conditioners have other effects besides cooling?No. Do they have lights?No.
Relevant that the lights can be seen outside? No.

Would it be sufficent if the lights lit just one specific part of each room?Not really. The AC? Huh?
Would one small LED have the same effect as a big light bulb? Probably not.

Were the preparations just to turn off the AC or is there something left to find out? You need to find out why the dude turned off the AC and on the lights. Find that cause, and the effects will make sense.
Robin Smith
Posted on Friday, July 07, 2006 - 11:20 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did time transition from day to night, hence it would be cooler and you would need lights on.?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Friday, July 07, 2006 - 2:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did time transition from day to night, hence it would be cooler and you would need lights on.? No, but sort of on the right track.
Clycking (Clycking)
Posted on Friday, July 07, 2006 - 2:55 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he need light?
Did lighting the lamps mean that he didn't need light from the windows?
Did lowering the blinds remove both the light and heat from the sun?
Did lowering the blinds mean he didn't need the air-conditioning?
Did this mean that he saved electricity because the air-conditioner took up more of it than the total number of lamps?
Barbara Johannessen Bailey (Rabrab)
Posted on Friday, July 07, 2006 - 5:52 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Had a thunderstorm rolled in, making it both darker and cooler?
Kitral Solane (Solane)
Posted on Friday, July 07, 2006 - 8:48 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did he need light? Yes.
Did lighting the lamps mean that he didn't need light from the windows? No.
Did lowering the blinds remove both the light and heat from the sun? No.
Did lowering the blinds mean he didn't need the air-conditioning? No.
Did this mean that he saved electricity because the air-conditioner took up more of it than the total number of lamps? Same basic premice of saving enerygy, no to most of the scenrio.

Had a thunderstorm rolled in, making it both darker and cooler? YES!!!
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