Study says chilly workplaces based on men

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — If a new study got its way, women in the workplace might be less chilly.

A study in the journal Nature Climate Change looked at energy use in workplaces. According to the authors, the temperature inside offices has, by and large, been driven by the metabolic rate of men.

The study’s authors urge a reduction in “gender-discriminating bias” in determining office temperatures, which would also decrease energy consumption.

Read the study in full by clicking here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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