The Weather Scientific Environmental Meter Guide
Have you ever wondered which weather measurement device you need for your particular Environmental needs?. The Environmental Meter measures six different aspects within your immediate surroundings. An Environmental Meter analyses characteristics such as the presence of radiation, air flow, relative humidity, bacteria, heavy metals and other particulate matter. It offers a great way to stay informed about what's around you and the potential effects on your health.
An Environmental Meter is a very important tool for many reasons. For example, the indoor air quality (IAQ) of your home or business can be affected by the amount of humidity in the air, air temperature and air velocity. Having the right environmental meters will help you to measure these factors and make sure that your environment meets with your expectations.
What is an Environmental Meter and why is air velocity important?
This is the measurement of atmospheric conditions in order to control the environment in an efficient manner. These meters are used to determine humidity, temperature, air velocity and air pressure. They are available in handheld models or tabletop versions, depending on the application.
The most common use for a environmental meter is in industrial processes, warehouses, and of course private sector applications in a home to determine interior and exterior climate and humidity in walls.
Different types of Environmental Meters
When it comes to an environmental meter, there are different types of handheld and tabletop models available. Some of them can also display humidity (humidity percentage), others can automatically count dew point, others can store data for analysis on a computer after measurements have been taken.
Depending on your needs, you might want to invest in an environmental meter that has an indoor/outdoor thermometer that includes both indoor and outdoor temperature readings (thermocouple).
A Weather station measures weather data by using a weather station that provides four separate types of measurements: Humidity, Temperature, Air Velocity and Air Pressure. It also comes with a data logger that can store data for later analysis. The data can then be downloaded from the weather station via a computer which is connected to the weather station via a USB cable.
Environmental meters are used to measure the air pressure and relative humidity of the surrounding environment. Environmental meters are used for indoor environments, outdoor environments or both. The process of measuring the, and air pressure of the surrounding environment is called environmental monitoring. They can also be used to measure other conditions such as humidity.
Applications of the Environmental Meter
An Environmental Meter is mainly used for various industrial processes or meteorological stations since they are very easy to use and have many applications in industry. For example it is possible to monitor the quality of goods being transported by truck or plane with them so that you can find out if there is any problem with the tyres or other equipment. Environmental meters can be mounted on vehicles like cars and trucks; these vehicles are used for transporting goods like food products or chemicals.
A Meteorological station measures weather data by using a meteorological station that provides readings for humidity, temperature , wind speed and wind direction as well as barometric pressure. It can also provide rain gauge readings as well as rainfall rate and average rainfall per hour since last recorded rainfall . The data can then be downloaded from the meteorological station using a computer which is connected to the weather station via a USB cable.
Automated indoor/outdoor monitoring system
However, it’s important to note that relying on one instrument will not provide you with all the information you need to determine if your environment is healthy or not.
Therefore it’s very important to set up an automated indoor/outdoor monitoring system in order to obtain accurate and reliable results in terms of humidity and temperature in places such as: walls, ceilings, floors, furniture, appliances, lights and heating systems.
It is important to measure the air pressure and temperature humidity in the room.
Different forms of environmental meter instruments:
These offer high accuracy and range. They are easy to use and require little maintenance. They usually have a low operating voltage, so they do not require battery or power supply.
The measurements can be used as a starting point for your data analysis. Some handheld environmental meters can also measure dew point, which is an important factor in the life cycle of materials such as paints, varnishes and glues.
Tabletop environmental Meter instruments:
These offer very good accuracy and range, but they are more expensive than handheld ones and require a power supply. They often have modular connectors and may accept different types of sensors such as measurement range if you want to expand their capabilities.
The measurements can be used as a starting point for your data analysis of temperature humidity for example, or as a backup for any other type of sensors if they fail.
These meters are used to measure environmental parameters in industrial processes such as paint production, chemical laboratories, pharmaceuticals, etc., especially when the equipment is setup to take continuous measurements over time.
The data from one measurement can then be compared with that from another measurement from the same equipment to determine if any changes have taken place over time that might indicate problems with equipment or process control issues.
Air quality and home comfort
Air quality and home comfort are important issues, especially in urban areas. But how do we tell whether our homes are properly ventilated?. Environmental sensors and utilities can help you determine and maintain the proper air quality of your home, and also monitor the indoor environment during the day and night.
Minimum indoor air quality levels and relative humidity
According to guidelines on air quality set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), minimum indoor air quality levels should be established to provide a range of comfortable indoor air conditions for specific categories of human activities such as sleeping, working, or playing. Achieving those minimum levels will require appropriate ventilation rates.
Identifying your home’s air conditioning needs
The first step is identifying your home’s air conditioning needs based on the results of an environmental audit. If this is determined, then an estimation can be made of what you need to keep your family comfortable in any given month.
This will depend on the number of people in your household, their activity levels, their work schedules, temperature and humidity in the room being monitored, and even other factors such as pollen count.
Method for monitoring levels of airflow
The next step is to select a method for monitoring the actual levels of airflow through your house or commercial building. There are several options including electronic sensors that are placed throughout a structure that measure both indoor and outdoor air flows. Another option is to install environmental sensors at strategically-located locations within a structure that identify when there is a problem with airflow within the space being monitored.
These meters consist mainly of handheld devices that are used outdoors in areas where there may be no installation of environmental sensors outdoors. Some handheld environmental meters are designed for use indoors in rooms with existing environmental sensors installed outdoors, which makes them ideal for rental properties or businesses with multiple tenants.
Environmental meter instruments for enviromental monitoring
Environmental Meter monitoring is the validation of the status of the environment. It consists in gathering data to establish trends and make comparisons over time. Environmental monitoring is guided by legal requirements, it aims to satisfy regulatory requirements, which are imposed by the European Union, the United Nations and other international organizations. It is also necessary to satisfy administrative requirements stipulated by public authorities, whether they are national or local.
5-in-1 Environmental Meter instruments by Kestrel
The 5-in-1 Environmental Meter is a must-have meter for a range of companies including HVAC/R, building services, energy efficiency and many more. For both indoor and outdoor use, this meter is a cost-effective solution for collecting a range of environmental data, from light levels to humidity and temperature to sound level.
The 5-in-1 Meter offers a wide range of functions, making it ideal for schools, colleges, research projects, weather stations, green energy monitoring and for many other applications. It can be used indoors in both school and environmental projects and also in the garden or in the environment. It is very robust with an IP56 rating making it suitable for outdoor use.
The 5 in 1 Environmental Meter is the most appropriate tool to measure the environment quality such as noise, lighting, air velocity, temperature and humidity.
The sound level meter is applied standard IEC61672-1 CLASS2 and it can measure sound level from 31.5Hz to 8kHz. It displays the sound level in four digits for you. The resolution is 0.1dB and the frequency response is 31.5Hz - 8kHz.
Our light meter can measure the light level from 0 Lux to 200K Lux with a high accuracy of ±3%. It has a wide measuring range to fit for any lighting condition and it can meet different specific requirement of optical instruments such as digital camera, video camera and projector etc.
The air velocity meter can measure air velocity from 0.5m/s to 30.0m/s with ±3% accuracy and 10 units for you to choose, such as m/s, km/h, ft/min, knots, Mph etc.
The temperature meter can be used for indoor or outdoor environment measurement including automotive, laboratory and HVAC system etc.. The resolution is 0.1℃ and accuracy ranges from -40℃~70℃ (-40℉
The multi-function meter has a range of uses. As well as measuring sound, humidity and temperature it can also measure wind speed and direction via its integrated anemometer! When not in use, the multi-function meter can be folded to the size of your hand.