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Swiss Will Face Jail Time For ‘Overheating’ Homes

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  • Switzerland is threatening citizens with huge fines and up to three years in prison if they ‘overheat’ their homes this winter.
  • New Swiss legislation will make it illegal to heat homes to more than 66 degrees Fahrenheit, and portable electric heaters, saunas and heated swimming pools are prohibited.
  • Europe is facing a cold, dark winter as the continent deals with an energy shortage.

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