“Why is the door open, are we trying to air condition the whole neighborhood?”
That must be what some retail employees in Clarendon are be thinking this week. Amid a scorching heat wave, many stores are still keeping their doors propped open.
— Isabel Harrison (@isabelvharrison) July 1, 2018
What is otherwise a solid strategy for getting passersby to come inside becomes absurd when the temperature reaches well above the 90s.
This is nothing new — it’s been happening for years. But even the Arlington Dept. of Environmental Services is now making fun of it via social media.
— Arlington DES (@ArlingtonDES) June 19, 2018
— Arlington DES (@ArlingtonDES) July 2, 2018
Not everybody hates the open doors, however. A certain employee of this publication, who will go unnamed, acknowledged that the open doors are probably a bit wasteful, but argued that the cool breeze feels nice when walking by.
What do you think?
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