Freezing in the Summer

Cold Temperatures Impact Office Productivity

As summer approaches, we’re seeing more articles on how cold temperatures impact office productivity, particularly for women.

The Big Debate: Office Temperature

The same day we published the article “Workers Are More Productive in Warmer Offices” the New York Times published one titled “Can an Office Temperature Be ‘Sexist’? Women, and Science, Say So.”  The issue was sparked by the New York […]

Office Chills? There’s an App for That!

This is that time of year when publications run articles about how office air conditioning erupts in office thermostat wars.  It’s frustrating when publications recognize females as the usual frozen victims, but never mention why, with Raynaud’s being a potential cause […]

Raynaud’s Editorial in the New York Times

On August 3, 2015, the New York Times ran an article on the front page titled “Chilly at Work? Icy Office Was Devised for Men.”   Like many of these articles (see our earlier posts: Summertime, and the Livin’ is Freezing […]

Summertime, and the Livin’ is Freezing

It’s summertime, and Raynaud’s sufferers should be in Paradise, but instead of welcoming the warm temperatures, shedding layers and finally being free from winter shivers, alas air conditioning is in high season, and once again our extremities turn icy blue. While […]