Bryan Welsh of Welsh Commissioning Group Inc., is a licensed professional mechanical engineer in the states of Washington and Idaho. He is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and is a LEED Accredited Professional. He is a member of the Building Commissioning Association and is a BCA Certified Commissioning Professional. He has over 20 years experience in facilities management, project management, and utility management.
About Onset Computer Corp.: Onset has been producing small, inexpensive, battery-powered data loggers and embedded controllers since 1981, and has sold over 1 million loggers that are used around the world by over 50,000 customers. The company’s products are used to measure temperature, humidity, light intensity, voltage, and other parameters, and are utilized in research, commercial, industrial, and educational applications. For more information, visit www.onsetcomp.com.
This article focuses on stand-alone data loggers
in conjunction with the logging capabilities of the BAS in the context of use
by a commissioning provider. It also provides tips on specific
procedures and techniques that will enable the efficient and effective use of
data loggers to analyze building performance.