My father warned me that I was going to be tempted to want to be comfortable and adjust the temperature control settings to make it just right
When us youngsters were coming up, Sundays were always something to look forward to. Our mother would always get up early to make sure everything was looking good around the house and she would prepare a nice breakfast. After we enjoyed a delicious breakfast of waffles, pancakes, bacon, orange juice and sometimes muffins, we would get ready for church. Honestly, enjoying her amazing breakfast always made getting ready for church fun. Then we would go to church and do our Sunday school classes as well. Something I always appreciated about our church growing up was that they had a pretty decent climate control system. It always felt comfortable in the building and that was something that I really enjoyed. They even cranked up the A/C more at the church building than my parents did. I suppose that’s because church was only one day per week as opposed to having to keep up with the energy bills on a daily basis. I can’t blame my parents for always being strict about the temperature control settings, it allowed them to save big on the energy bills. This was a lesson I had to learn myself when I finally got my own place. My father warned me that I was going to be tempted to want to be comfortable and adjust the temperature control settings to make it just right. But he said I had to go a little bit out of my comfort zone to be able to afford those energy bills. He was right too, my first bill was close to $300, but I was able to lower that to $120 when I sealed up my house tight and disciplined myself on the temperature control settings.