Invidious comparison

According to at least a few people I talked to today, only about 10-15% of Cambodians have electricity. Nonetheless, everywhere I go, including NGO's, is excessively air conditioned. I'm probably more sensitive than most because I bask in heat--I only know one other person who actually likes DC in August. But there's something weird about discussing the fact that no one in the country has electricity while everyone in the room is wearing long sleeves to fend off the excessive air conditioning.