Women may have finally smashed through the glass ceiling to join men in the boardroom but when it comes to office temperatures they are yet to come in from the cold.
A new study has shown that air conditioning units are designed for the body temperature and metabolism of men and leave most women shivering .
Most climate control systems in modern offices are based on the resting metabolic rate of a 40-year-old man, which runs up to 30 per cent faster than a woman’s.
So while men are comfortable in the workplace, the majority of women would need conditions to be nearly four degrees warmer, leaving them forced to don jumpers and cardigans in the summer to keep warm.
If this is the sort of thing that’s determined to be a problem now then the world’s pretty much solved, eh?
But they let this one drop at the recent monthly meeting on how we do keep the women oppressed. It’s to make yer nips stick out in yer summer dress, see? Not that I’m supposed to tell you this of course, could get into all sorts of trouble for saying so
Someone at the door, wonder who that could be……