Counting on …day 257

26th July 2022

The Guardian reports that plans are ahead to make it illegal for shops to run the air conditioning whilst there doors are open, and already a by law exists in Paris resulting in  €150 fines. Can we ask our local authorities to take action too?

French retailers have agreed to switch off illuminated signs when their premises close for the day.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jul/25/france-air-conditioned-shops-doors-shut-energy-saving?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Counting on … day 256 

25th July 2022

Ten plus years ago there was a report on the Guardian complaining of shops that keep their doors open in the winter whilst leaving the heating full on (https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2010/nov/29/shop-doors-shut-save-energy?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other) Now we to be asking the same question of shop keepers/ store managers when they leave doors open with the air conditioning running full blast. Note which stores in your high street do this and email their head office.