Monday, August 3, 2015

Male As Default: Building Temperature

No seriously.

Chilly at Work? Office Formula Was Devised for Men.

Finally, scientists (two men, for the record) are urging an end to the Great Arctic Office Conspiracy. Their study, published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change, says that most office buildings set temperatures based on a decades-old formula that uses the metabolic rates of men.



YEARS. YEARS OF FREEZING AND THINKING I WAS WEIRD IN MALE-DOMINATED OFFICES BECAUSE THE FUCKING THERMOSTAT WAS SET TO SEXISM. GOD FUCKING DAMNIT.

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