Ending the battle over the office thermostat

A scientific journal found the ideal temperature range for a productive workforce.

If you’ve been working from home during the pandemic, you may have forgotten about the oldest office debate of all time: the temperature.

Ending the battle over the office thermostat

We’ve all been there — wearing a winter jacket in the summer due to aggressive air conditioning, and losing layers in the winter due to overheating.

But what if there was a perfect temperature for productivity?

According to WSJ, there might be. The International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health conducted a review of scientific literature detailing temperature and work performance.

  • The study found the optimal range for cognitive and work performance to be 71.6°F to 75.2°F (22°C to 24°C).

If that range feels right to you, you’re welcome for the help with winning your next office thermostat dispute.

If it doesn’t — pretend you never saw this.

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