[GSBN] data loggers

martin hammer mfhammer at pacbell.net
Mon Dec 8 09:48:46 CST 2014

Hi Jim,

Are you able to share that data/research with the group? Or is that


On 12/8/14 6:18 AM, "Jim Carfrae" <jim.carfrae at plymouth.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hi Enga
> I have been doing similar research, but using probes rather than data loggers.
> I have recently completed a years monitoring of the construction phase of a
> new straw bale building in the UK, from measuring the bales in the field,
> through to completion and first six months occupation.
> It might be interesting to compare data when your research is complete ­ Where
> is your building?
> Regards
> Jim
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> From: Enga Lokey <enga at thelokeys.net<mailto:enga at thelokeys.net>>
> Reply-To: Global Straw Building Network
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> Date: Monday, 8 December 2014 12:49
> To: Global Straw Building Network
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> Subject: [GSBN] data loggers
> Hello All,
> Wanted to check in with any of you that have experience with data loggers in
> ongoing monitoring of temperature and humidity. Ideally, I will be imbedding
> dataloggers/sensors in the walls of a strawbale structure as it is built and
> then be able to monitor temperature and moisture movement within the wall from
> the plastering process through several years of use. If anyone is familiar
> with specific brands or types of equipment that either works particularly well
> or should be avoided, I would appreciate hearing about it. Economy will
> unfortunately be a factor as funding for these monitors seems to be getting
> more limited each day.
> Thanks for any and all input.
> Enga
> enga at thelokeys.net<mailto:enga at thelokeys.net>
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