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20 Ways to Stay Warm Against Summer Office Air Conditioning

Best Lists Logo By Emerald Catron of Best Lists | Slide 1 of 21: If you’ve spend all winter looking forward to the heat of summer, only to find yourself freezing all day in an office, you’re not alone. It turns out that countless companies still determine how to set the thermostat based on a formula devised in the ’60s that is supposed to keep a 154-pound 40-year-old man, dressed in a wool suit, comfortable. When you consider that many people are wearing significantly less than a three-piece suit to the office these days and that, according to a study published in Nature Climate Change, women are more comfortable at a temperature approximately 4.5 degrees warmer than one that keeps men comfortable, it’s no wonder so many people are feeling a chill in their workplaces, even on the summer’s warmest days.Still, just because you’re biologically destined to feel cold doesn’t mean you need to resign yourself to that fate and spend all summer shivering. With these easy ways to fight back against the arctic blast of your office AC, you’ll be feeling more comfortable in no time. And to improve your life beyond the walls of your workplace, check out these 20 Tips for a Less Sweaty Summer.

20 Ways to Stay Warm Against Summer Office Air Conditioning

If you’ve spend all winter looking forward to the heat of summer, only to find yourself freezing all day in an office, you’re not alone. It turns out that countless companies still determine how to set the thermostat based on a formula devised in the ’60s that is supposed to keep a 154-pound 40-year-old man, dressed in a wool suit, comfortable. When you consider that many people are wearing significantly less than a three-piece suit to the office these days and that, according to a study published in Nature Climate Change, women are more comfortable at a temperature approximately 4.5 degrees warmer than one that keeps men comfortable, it’s no wonder so many people are feeling a chill in their workplaces, even on the summer’s warmest days.

Still, just because you’re biologically destined to feel cold doesn’t mean you need to resign yourself to that fate and spend all summer shivering. With these easy ways to fight back against the arctic blast of your office AC, you’ll be feeling more comfortable in no time. And to improve your life beyond the walls of your workplace, check out these 20 Tips for a Less Sweaty Summer.

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