“There is not really any need to make the Super Bowl more popular than it already is. Nonetheless, there’s a surprisingly good thing about it that you may not have heard of before — namely, that this event has actually been documented to save energy on a large scale.
And this isn’t just a curiosity or statistical quirk. There’s a bigger lesson here about a crucial but often overlooked factor involved in energy use — how much time we spend with other people, rather than alone in our homes.”
Why people use less energy on Super Bowl Sunday
January 28, 2015