Formula For Success: Take One Well Dressed Corporate Executive (left), Remove His Expensive Shoes and Socks (above right) and Create Instant Energy Savings! (below right)
This is for the business office and can save a great deal of energy during the summer if it is implemented.
It is well known that allowing feet to breathe in warm weather cools the body and that cooling the soles can cool the entire body quickly.
Introducing a barefoot office would make excellent use of this basic fact. Although social and cultural traditions will make it difficult to introduce, it can be done gradually. And light bamboo sandals can be used.
Separating a powerful executive from his shoes will not be easy but the savings will make it all worthwhile.