Monday, November 14, 2011

It's How Hot?!

Monday morning and back into the oven to work.  The guys from Facilities came by my office to take readings with a laser air temperature sensor.  The window = 112 degrees.  The air near the window = 94 degrees.  That's right, it was over 90 degrees in my office... at 10:15 a.m.

I will be very upset if my New Rocks are scorched when I spontaneously combust. :P

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  2. That is definitely not a healthy space to work in! I hope you'll get aircondition installed.

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  3. Oh my! That is just horrible. I hope they fix it soon. How hot is it outside?

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  4. WOW! Well, at least they can't accuse you of just being melodramatic. It's awesome that they took the time to come over and get temperature readings. Hopefully they will implement a solution before spring!!!

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  5. I'd be raising hell, or camping out in someone else's office.

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  6. linnea-maria - The Facilities technician adjusted the ventilation system so that I'm getting a lot more air flowing in my office. Oh, how I love air conditioning!

    Sabayon - It was about 50 degrees outside when the took the readings.

    VictorianKitty - Yes, it was nice to have proof that the room was too hot even for normal people (I am well known for getting hot easily).

    Tante Fledermaus - I've been doing some of both. :)

    I didn't push too hard last week because the Facilities team lead was offsite working in Alaska. But I talked to him (well, more like assaulted him in the hallway, poor guy) first thing yesterday morning, and he immediately jumped on the problem. By yesterday afternoon, I had cool air blowing into my office. When I arrived this morning, the Facilities technician was installing insulation on the outer wall. I also had insulation panels to stand in front of the windows. There was even talk about hanging a curtain rod from the ceiling grid! I didn't think it would be possible, but I was actually comfortable today. :) I'm cautiously optimistic that the temperature will remain tolerable. I am extremely grateful to Facilities for their immediate attention to the issue.

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  7. Ouch! That's way to hot!
    I'm glad they already reacted to the problem.

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  8. Sal Kaye - Yes, I was thankful for the quick reaction.

    Unfortunately, it's very hot again today. :( Someone probably turned off the air conditioning, which only makes sense as it was chilly outside yesterday. But I think Facilities is cooking up a couple more ideas for solutions.

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