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Wearing shorts and T-shirts might make it bearable but that hardly fits with Japanese office culture.

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Kozo Hirata, who studies clothing physiology at Kobe Women's University, saying that Cool Biz -- wearing lighter clothing at the office while air conditioners are set at 28 degrees in summer -- doesn't really make workers feel more comfortable. (Bloomberg)

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I'm sorry, but wearing an opened-collar short-sleeved buttoned-up makes me feel MUCH MUCH cooler than a long-sleeved shirt with a tie and a jacket.

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I wonder how many people he asked

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I'm sorry, but setting the aircon at 23-24 makes me feel MUCH MUCH cooler than setting it at 28.

And I read that Cool Biz has lowered productivity.

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