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Sweaty

In which things get hot and sticky at the office


It’s still only spring, and it’s becoming rather clear that our new office was rather badly planned. It’s a two-person office, with lots of computers in it,* no windows, no air conditioning, and a door which, we’re told, must remain closed. The only concession to ventilation is a small extractor fan – the only incoming air is from the corridor. The fan itself was an after-thought, installed after the office secretary started campaigning for us.

It was only a mildly warm day outside today, but the office was already unbearable. I sat in a sleepy stupor all afternoon. In a couple of months, it’s going to be a danger to our health. I really must bring in a thermometer to see just how hot it gets in there.

* five at present.

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2 comments on “Sweaty”

  1. Gordon says:

    I can’t recall it at the moment but there IS a maximum recommended temperature… above that you can get in the H&S folk.

    Our office is open plan, and large but the air con sucks… roll on summer eh…

  2. birchscrub says:

    There is a minimum temp, but no written maximum. Sorry!

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