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Ending the battle over the office thermostat

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

Credit: Singdhi Sokpo

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

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.

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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