Lights On, Nobody Home

Discussion created by ptomczik on Feb 12, 2013
Latest reply on May 2, 2014 by iahflyr

I'm curious what people think about hotels leaving lights on in the rooms all day.  To me it seems extremely wasteful to turn on my lights just so I am spared from the awful task of having to flip a light switch when I walk in the door.  It also seems hypocritical to have signs in the room asking you to reuse towels to save energy.  Why is one ok but not the other?  I stayed at the Cosmo in Vegas last weekend (nice place), they even turn the TV on to a music channel to set the mood.  If most European hotels can handle requiring entering a room key to turn on lights, I would think people can handle entering a dark room.  Am I alone in this?