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Data loggers

data-loggersWe have used LASCAR EL -USB and Multimetrix DL 53

Purpose

To record temperature & humidity in specific parts of a building.

Further description

These devices can be set up to record temperature and humidity at set intervals over a period of time (e.g. Every 5 minutes for a month). The data can then be exported to a spreadsheet via a computer.

Where can it be found

Electrical retailers.

Authority

Wiltshire Council, Green Economy Team

Conseil Général des Côtes d’Armor

Lannion-Trégor Communauté

How it has been used to date

At Wiltshire Council these have been used by our staff participants over a two week period to identify times when their homes were over or under heated .

At Conseil Général des Côtes d’Armor , the data loggers were put in different, specific offices before the behaviour change campaign, during and after.

User Experience

These devices are very simple to use. The only technical requirement is the ability to install the necessary software on the computer.

Target audience

Energy Managers, Facilities Managers, home workers.

Costs

Approximately £50

Case Study Link

Wiltshire Council Staff Campaign Case Study

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