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Nov. 30, 2012: Onset Introduces Green Roof Monitoring System

November 30, 2012
BOURNE, Mass. — Onset, a leading supplier of data loggers, has introduced the HOBO® Green Roof Monitoring System for measuring the performance of green roofs. Designed to provide reliable performance in harsh rooftop environments, Onset said the 15-channel system enables users to quickly and easily monitor green roof conditions.

According to the company, the system provides:

• All the common green roof measurements: temperature, relative humidity, wind, soil moisture, light intensity, and rainfall.

• Plug-and-play sensors that enable fast, easy deployment.

• 24/7 web-based access to data.

• Trend logging, monitoring, and alarm notifications.

The HOBO Green Roof Monitoring System includes a U30 GSM-cellular data logger, smart sensors for measuring rainfall, soil moisture, soil temperature, solar radiation, air temperature/relative humidity, wind speed and direction, as well as mounting brackets and a 6-Watt solar panel. Optional mounting, additional sensors, and graphing and analysis software are also available.

For more information, visit www.onsetcomp.com/green-roof-monitoring.

Publication date: 11/26/2012