Questions tagged [temperature]

Questions related to temperature control of the office and all the assorted problems that brings with it in a workplace. Keep in mind that questions should have answers: rants do not belong here.

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Managing office temperatures in shared office

We've recently moved to a new location in the outer suburbs, and in new shared offices. In our previous location, we had no ability to open windows, or control heating and cooling. In our new offices,...
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I'm the only one who feels hot in my office, what can I do?

I work in Tokyo where they keep the office on about 26C (78.8F), which is normal according to Japanese standards. I come from Louisiana where we keep our house on 68F (20C). Wearing long pants is not ...
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How can I convince my boss to turn on air conditioning? [duplicate]

I know this can be a sore topic... But I work in an office with very few men and the vast majority of women. There is a dress code for men, but none as such for women. The male dress code is: Long ...
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How to dress professionally at high temperatures? [closed]

In summer, temperatures in your office might be very high. Do you have any hints for clothes that are both professional and comfortable in this situation? (See also this question for the case of low ...
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Something to improve in the office and the only one with the feeling

As always, I have something to improve in the office and the only one with the feeling. This time is that the AC machine is a bit old and noisy and would like to suggest my boss to change it. In fact, ...
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My office is 80 degrees in winter and 90 in summer and HR will not help what can I do?

I am a warm person to begin with, so I actually brought in a thermometer to verify. I have been working here for years and never had an issue, but recently we underwent an office renovation and ...
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How to tell boss that its often too cold with the ceiling fan running? [closed]

We live in a tropical area where room temperature is anywhere between 25-28 degree celcius. I am used to more hotter temperatures as I am from a coastal city. My boss (the owner of the startup) always ...
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Convincing an officemate to keep the office door closed

The office I'm in is shared by four people. During the winter, the room tends to feel very cold, even when I'm wearing a sweater - one of my office mates even wears a coat inside the office. A couple ...
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My office is too cold, how practical is it to ask to telecommute? [closed]

My office is literally 62 degrees, without a space heater. However, none of the space heaters I've bought have been able to bring it up to above 65 degrees, no joke. My office isn't that big but it's ...
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Workplace temperature and noise get too high

Does anyone know of some well written papers or research documents documenting that people working in doors on computers all day (programming as in my case), work better in quite cool environments. I ...