Air conditioning

Q: We recently moved into a newly converted, leased building. Air conditioning was installed in the dispensary and computer server room only. Unfortunately, the nurses' room upstairs faces east and has two windows, and with the high level of insulation, the temperature can reach 33°C before we open in the morning. It then stays at around 30°C for most of the day, even with the windows open. This is causing the nurses, and even some patients who are only in there for a few minutes, significant distress. I am under the impression that this contravenes health and safety regulations. If this is the case, are we required by law to fit air conditioning? If so, is the landlord legally required to fit it for us because without it, the building we are leasing is not fit for purpose?


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