BOURNE, MA, July 2, 2013 — The energy required to operate buildings in the United States is the largest sector of our energy use, representing about 40% of U.S. energy demand. Measuring building performance can help facility staff better manage this energy use.
A new 30-page best practices guide from Onset, The Facility Manager’s Guide to Data Logging, discusses monitoring strategies and techniques that can be utilized by building professionals looking to reduce energy use and optimize performance of their facilities. The guide covers measurement approaches for a variety of building systems including lighting, HVAC, indoor air quality, and plug loads, in addition to methods for quantifying savings.
Onset is the world’s leading supplier of data loggers. The company’s HOBO data logger and weather station products are used around the world in a broad range of applications, including building energy performance monitoring, water resources management, and ecological and agricultural research. Based on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Onset has been designing and manufacturing its HOBO data loggers on site since the company's founding in 1981. Visit Onset on the web at onsetcomp.com.