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The Upper West Side Apple Store has doors that were designed to stay open so that they don't slam. But as blog Westside Independent points out in the video above, leaving the shop doors open for twenty minutes at a time means leaking heat out into the street, which is bad for the environment and the business's bottom line.
According to a store manager, employees are supposed to close the doors when they notice them open, but Westside Independent says they seem to be shirking their duty (which is weird, because you'd think they'd be freezing in there). In the summer, this could leave the store open to a fine, since it's illegal for stores to air condition the sidewalk in NYC. Think it'll get fixed before then?
· This Apple Ain’t Green [Westside Independent]
· All UWS coverage [Racked]