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Female thermal demand

The temperature in many office buildings is set according to a method from the 1960s. Consideration of the different metabolic rates of male and females is necessary to increase comfort and reduce energy consumption.

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van Hoof, J. Female thermal demand. Nature Clim Change 5, 1029–1030 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate2755

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