Load management glitch cuts the cooling
Published 06/20/2012, Worthington Daily Globe
System intended to keep electric rates lower, not heat up homes
WORTHINGTON — Shortly after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Barb Fuerstenberg had sent the last of her daycare charges home and was starting to make supper when she noticed it had gotten quite warm in the house. “I was just sweating,” she said about the indoor climate. “(Husband) Steve came home and said, ‘Why is it so hot in here?’ We looked at the thermostat, and it was 79 degrees inside.”
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