I work the customer service desk at a local grocery store in my town. I had been in customer service for a good few years before getting this job. Most of my experience was at grocery stores. Neither the previous grocery store I worked in, nor this one had particularly good climate control. The problem with the current store that I work at is the desk is too close to the front automatic doors. The store is a particularly busy one all throughout my shift, so you can bet that those doors are constantly opening and closing. This means that whatever the season, the climate control is not going to cut it. In the winter, too much heat escapes through those constantly opening and closing doors, so me and the other employee that works with me during my shift never get the full benefit of the heating system. Thankfully, the company jackets that we are given are well insulated, but anytime I have to walk to any other part of the store, it is warm enough to where I don’t need the jacket! The problem is just the opposite in the summer. The precious air conditioning escapes through the opening and closing doors during the hot afternoon, robbing us of the comfort of its coolness. It’s crazy to me that I sometimes even end up breaking into a sweat. I wonder how many dollars escape through those doors in terms of cooling and energy efficiency? I don’t mind interacting with people at the customer service desk, but it is getting to the point where I kind of want to work somewhere else in the store where I can actually take advantage of the climate control!