Extreme Heat Reignites The 'Office Thermostat Wars'Play
New England is currently dealing with extreme heat, including record-setting temperatures in Boston and a heat index of well over 100 degrees. It's the region's second big heatwave this summer.
The high temperatures, along with comments from New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon that cooler workplace temperatures are "notoriously sexist," have reignited the "office thermostat wars," an ongoing disagreement over the perfect indoor temperature.
Quincy Walters, WBUR reporter. He tweets @quincy_walters.
Alan Hedge, ergonomics professor at Cornell University.
Sue Shellenbarger, senior writer, work and family columnist for the Wall Street Journal. She tweets @sueswsj.
This segment aired on August 29, 2018.