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PROVO, UT - JANUARY 16: In this photo illustration, a Nest thermostat is being adjusted in a home on January 16, 2014 in Provo, Utah. Google bought Nest, a home automation company, for $3.2 billion taking Google further into the home ecosystem. (Photo illustration by George Frey/Getty Images)

Uh… TF?! What kind of nonsense is this? Do you want me to burn?!

Okay, I get how we should think about energy consumption but this is straight up ridiculous.

There’s a new report out from Energy Star, which is the EPA program that promotes energy efficiency. They have new recommendations for where you should be setting your thermostat. Ready to flip?

  • 78 degrees when you’re home.
  • 85 when you’re not home.
  • 82 at night.

No. Just no. Once a reporter from CBS Tampa tweeted this, the Internet went crazy.

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