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Warm Office= Fewer Typing Errors

A Cornell Researcher has found that increasing an office temperature from 68 degrees to 77 degrees lowers errors and decreases break times. “The results of our study also suggest raising the temperature to a more comfortable thermal zone saves employers…

  • October 20, 2004

A Cornell Researcher has found that increasing an office temperature from 68 degrees to 77 degrees lowers errors and decreases break times.

“The results of our study also suggest raising the temperature to a more comfortable thermal zone saves employers about $2 per worker, per hour,” says Hedge, who presented his findings this summer at the 2004 Eastern Ergonomics Conference and Exposition in New York City.

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