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Onset Announces New LEED Monitoring Kits

September 18, 2008

The new products help improve and document building energy performance and generate LEED credits.

BOURNE, MA /BUSINESS WIRE/ -- Onset Computer Corp., the HOBO data logger company, announced three new HOBO LEED Monitoring Kits designed to help improve building energy performance while generating credits as specified in the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED for Existing Buildings Rating System. Specifically, the new kits enable facility managers, building owners, contractors, and engineers to quickly and easily measure and document the following:

  • Boiler/solar hot water heater performance
  • Rooftop HVAC system efficiency
  • Indoor environmental quality

"The ability to accurately measure and document systems performance in existing buildings has become an increasingly important aspect of the LEED-EB accreditation process," said Frank Deshaies, Product Marketing Manager for Onset. "At the same time, people need continuously recorded baseline data to understand how, for example, an HVAC unit is performing over time to make energy improvements. The new HOBO LEED Monitoring Kits are extremely affordable, easy-to-use solutions that address both of these needs."

HOBO LEED Monitoring Kits are available in three versions: a Boiler Monitoring Kit; a Rooftop HVAC System Monitoring Kit; and an Indoor Environmental Quality Monitoring Kit. Each kit includes HOBO data logger hardware, HOBOware Lite graphing and analysis software, and associated sensors.

The HOBO LEED Monitoring Kits are available immediately from Onset and can be customized and purchased on the company's Web site.

About Onset
Onset Computer Corp. is a world leader in portable data logging and monitoring solutions based on Cape Cod, MA. The company's HOBO data logger and weather station products are used around the world in a broad range of monitoring applications, from verifying the performance of green buildings and renewable energy systems to agricultural and coastal research. Onset has sold more than 1 million data loggers since the company's founding in 1981.

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