Study: Warmer workers are more productive, make fewer errors

08/4/2005 | ADVANCE for Nurse Practitioners

All those shivering workers struggling in overly air-conditioned buildings now have a convincing argument to back their requests to warm things up -- it will improve their productivity. A month-long study showed that when temperatures were increased in an office from 68 to 77 degrees, typing errors fell by 44% and output increased 150%, and the researchers said the cooler temperatures likely increased a worker's hourly labor cost by 10%.

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