If you tend to find you are too cold in the office, it could be because you are not a 40 year-old man.

According to a new study, office air conditioning is often set to keep 40 year old men comfortable, but what suits their metabolic rates does not necessarily keep everyone else warm. So does the approach to the workplace temperatures need to be updated? BBC correspondent Audrey Tinline speaks to Dr. Boris Kingma and Max Fordham’s Neil Smith about the study findings and solutions. The script is now available as a downloadable PDF from the loader to the right.

For The BBC World Service please click here. Track to the 17.40 minute mark to hear this four-minute story.


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