Everyone’s got that thermostat sweet spot, and you know exactly what I’m talking about: that perfect range for when you’re at home, away from home and sleeping.

However, it may be time to re-evaluate your thermostat sweet spot after this news from the Department of Energy…

They say that the coolest you should keep your home is 78 degrees while you’re there; 82 while sleeping and 85 when you’re not home.

Obviously, whoever came up with this has never spent a summer here in the C.S.R.A.

Jenny Bender is one third of the Kicks Wake Up Krew on Kicks 99 in Augusta, Georgia, along with Cash & Dub. She's married to Chris Bender and is doting dog mom to their two rescue fur babies, Mary Poppins Bender & Truly Scrumptious Bender. Jenny is a karaoke queen who loves Jesus, country music, cheese, and the color pink.