Register - Login
Views: 90676430
Main - Memberlist - Active users - Calendar - Wiki - IRC Chat - Online users
Ranks - Rules/FAQ - Stats - Latest Posts - Color Chart - Smilies
04-26-18 08:25:57 PM

Jul - General Chat - How is your workplace? New poll - New thread - New reply
Next newer thread | Next older thread
Temperature-wise, how is your workplace generally?
If you don't have a job, you could talk about a previous job or school classrooms.
Too Cold
 
13.3%, 2 votes
Just Right
 
46.7%, 7 votes
Too Hot
 
40.0%, 6 votes
Multi-voting is disabled. 15 users have voted.

FieryIce

Luigi
不知道该写什么
Level: 113


Posts: 4043/4110
EXP: 15401978
For next: 416583

Since: 12-17-08


Since last post: 7 days
Last activity: 1 day

Posted on 06-28-17 10:07:48 AM Link | Quote
Mine is way too cold and I can't stand it. I'm thinking of getting a space heater or something. Of course we have some employees who think this is just right or a bit warm, but I think they're ridiculous.

The thermostat wars are real.
Xkeeper

Level: 243


Posts: 22054/23358
EXP: 224382147
For next: 2533473

Since: 07-03-07

Pronouns: they/them, she/her, etc.

Since last post: 9 hours
Last activity: 8 hours

Posted on 06-28-17 10:48:01 AM Link | Quote
When it's too cold, you can always put on more clothes. If it's too hot, you can't do anything, since you can't very well run around half-naked.

Just throw on an extra shirt or a sweater
FieryIce

Luigi
不知道该写什么
Level: 113


Posts: 4044/4110
EXP: 15401978
For next: 416583

Since: 12-17-08


Since last post: 7 days
Last activity: 1 day

Posted on 06-28-17 10:57:19 AM Link | Quote
I think I will have to start bringing a sweater. My fingers also get really cold, but I have to type so gloves won't help there. We used to have electric blankets and those were great but now our boss doesn't want us using them anymore ... I guess we looked too much like a bunch of hobos in the office
Sponty
Part boy, part car; Boycar, Protector and King of Chilladelphia
Level: 176


Posts: 10907/11076
EXP: 72779132
For next: 995394

Since: 08-24-07

Pronouns: he/him
From: Canada

Since last post: 25 days
Last activity: 10 days

Posted on 06-28-17 07:31:27 PM Link | Quote
Too hot. Not much we can do about it either, with the giant bakery oven and all that. There's A/C in the building, which helps, but it likes to freeze up before it really cools the place down.
brian151
Banned
The administration (as well as a few users) have decided that you're creepy/weird enough that it's time to activate the sploded clause.
Laters.


Level: NaN


Posts: 188/-249
EXP: NaN
For next: 0

Since: 08-09-16

From: USA

Since last post: 267 days
Last activity: 240 days

Posted on 06-29-17 02:01:19 AM Link | Quote
Don't have a job, can't remember the temperature at school, the irritating POLITICAL climate is what i was always fixed on, there...

sometimes my hobby programming projects FEEL like a job, though.
(and to be perfectly honest, i'm partial to freelance/independent work, or at least, jobs i can do from home. various reasons...)

as i mentioned in the summer thread, the thermostat is always set to whatever is most comfortable to ONE specific individual...

Being naked wouldn't keep me cool, no amount of covers (at least to where it's not restrictive of motion) will keep me from freezing. most of them time, it's too hot...

so, basically: miserable...

my guess is with my particular temperature requirements, whatever combination of ambient temperatures and "professional dress attire" will make me EXTREMELY uncomfortable. i can pretty much, guarantee it.

hopefully i'm not totally violating the rules of posting here?

i help operate the food booth for the service club i am a member of. in a way, that's a job. totally unpaid one, but i am quite happy to do it. Some Parts of the year, it is too hot. It's occasionally too cold, but standing by heat lamps, grills, or deep fryers QUICKLY resolves the latter
Rick
M'Lord, there's a knife in your head!
Level: 142


Posts: 7182/7359
EXP: 34531836
For next: 436593

Since: 02-15-10

From: Maine

Since last post: 6 days
Last activity: 1 day

Posted on 06-29-17 11:16:34 PM Link | Quote
The air conditioning is fine. No real complaints on that.
Gabu

Star Mario
Placeholder Ikachan until :effort: is found
Level: 162


Posts: 9616/9807
EXP: 54781413
For next: 509863

Since: 08-10-09

Pronouns: they/them, she/her
From: Santa Cruisin' USA

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 1 day

Posted on 06-30-17 11:54:20 AM Link | Quote
At his point in the year it's actually just right for me. During the winter months though it gets chilly.
Nicole

Disk-kun
Level: 140


Posts: 6385/6441
EXP: 32475919
For next: 810486

Since: 07-06-07

Pronouns: she/her
From: Boston, MA

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 38 min.

Posted on 07-01-17 09:36:20 PM Link | Quote
It could stand to be a little warmer, but it's better than back when I worked in the lab and had to keep a sweater at my desk
RanAS
Member
Level: 37


Posts: 246/422
EXP: 311883
For next: 26370

Since: 10-10-14

From: Brazil

Since last post: 4 days
Last activity: 9 hours

Posted on 07-04-17 10:02:41 AM Link | Quote
I assume my school should be at about 15°C right about now, just a bit warmer than the temperature outside. It's been kinda cold recently, which would make sense since it's winter, but it's surprising to see the seasons actually work here for once.
Reverend Crush
Member
Level: 11


Posts: 2/47
EXP: 5544
For next: 441

Since: 07-04-17

Pronouns: Dude
From: ATL

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 2 days

Posted on 07-04-17 11:17:49 PM Link | Quote
I'm right under a vent. I have to wear flannel and thermals in the summer.
Orlandu


Holy SwordsMan
Level: 129


Posts: 5859/5911
EXP: 24999332
For next: 50322

Since: 01-12-10

From: Las Vegas, NV

Since last post: 22 days
Last activity: 1 day

Posted on 07-06-17 11:11:53 AM Link | Quote
Our heating and cooling is supposed to be controlled by some super smart system they implemented into the building. It's still too hot in the winter and too cold in the summer. Luckily you can just step outside for a few minutes to counteract whichever extreme you need to. It's 110 (f) degrees outside but I still have to wear a jacket for an hour or two in the afternoon while at work.
nym
Member
Level: 15


Posts: 37/49
EXP: 16330
For next: 54

Since: 02-11-12

From: Cartoon Hell

Since last post: 279 days
Last activity: 279 days

Posted on 07-16-17 01:17:49 AM Link | Quote
I have a dedicated AC for my office. I don't quite know how it came to be, but suffice it to say it's just right. (Although in general the building is kept way too hot.)
Xkeeper

Level: 243


Posts: 22179/23358
EXP: 224382147
For next: 2533473

Since: 07-03-07

Pronouns: they/them, she/her, etc.

Since last post: 9 hours
Last activity: 8 hours

Posted on 07-16-17 01:30:48 AM Link | Quote
Frustratingly, work is better-cooled than home. It's a constantly nice 72-75°F at work, but during the daytime at home it's getting up to 80-82°F even with the AC running constantly.
nym
Member
Level: 15


Posts: 40/49
EXP: 16330
For next: 54

Since: 02-11-12

From: Cartoon Hell

Since last post: 279 days
Last activity: 279 days

Posted on 07-16-17 10:10:49 AM Link | Quote
I feel your pain. My house does nothing to keep heating and cooling in. I plan to replace all of the windows this year but I don't know if the money will pan out.
2Tie

Rumours of my death have been greatly exaggerated.
Level: 61


Posts: 860/1047
EXP: 1850928
For next: 25668

Since: 02-22-10

Pronouns: anything you want
From: The Codrex, Karda Nui

Since last post: 14 days
Last activity: 10 hours

Posted on 07-16-17 10:43:29 AM Link | Quote
i work outside

it's hot outside
Robbie Rage

Koopa
Level: 17


Posts: 20/100
EXP: 22811
For next: 1932

Since: 11-22-16

From: Funkytown, USA

Since last post: 49 days
Last activity: 49 days

Posted on 07-16-17 06:23:43 PM Link | Quote
My building has been really warm since the AC unit keep breaking. Most of the time it's tolerable, but sometimes it gets too warm to bear.

On the upside, the dress code is relatively relaxed, so that's a plus.
Kak
heh
Level: 71


Posts: 1612/1767
EXP: 3059399
For next: 107715

Since: 09-03-13


Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 25 min.

Posted on 07-17-17 08:32:23 PM Link | Quote
The building I go to (because internship) tends to jump between being just right and stupidly hot, even with an air conditioning.

I'd say it tends to be stupidly hot more often than not.
But hey, at least it's not like the previous school when there wasn't even the concept of air conditioning.
StapleButter
Member
Level: 41


Posts: 442/485
EXP: 463995
For next: 16150

Since: 02-24-13

From: your dreams

Since last post: 52 days
Last activity: 3 days

Posted on 07-18-17 09:41:30 AM Link | Quote
I leave the windows open and it's just fine, even though it gets hot outside (~30°C)


coworkers like putting the AC on though, which is dumb when the entrance door is left open. herpderp
Tarale
Catgirl
C:\ DOS
C:\ DOS RUN
RUN DOS RUN
Level: 78


Posts: 953/1680
EXP: 4317226
For next: 65000

Since: 07-23-07

Pronouns: she/her

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 50 min.

Posted on 08-01-17 09:49:08 PM Link | Quote
The office was really variable. Like… patchy. I'm finding this seems to happen with some ducted systems, because we have one at home too, and some spots are warmer than others.

The difference is that at home I can mess with the temperature.
Next newer thread | Next older thread
Jul - General Chat - How is your workplace? New poll - New thread - New reply




Rusted Logic

Acmlmboard - commit 5d36857 [2018-03-03]
©2000-2018 Acmlm, Xkeeper, Inuyasha, et al.

41 database queries, 2 query cache hits.
Query execution time: 0.236164 seconds
Script execution time: 0.028785 seconds
Total render time: 0.264949 seconds
Memory used: 786432