Tag: Kestrel

  1. How to Easily Finetune Airflow for HVAC Systems with the Kestrel 5200

    How to Easily Finetune Airflow for HVAC Systems with the Kestrel 5200

    Airflow in the HVAC system is one of the most important elements of efficiency. It's critical that each air duct is able to handle the demand for airflow. With air balancing, it should be within 10% of airflow. Trouble can arise when it comes to balancing these systems, but the Kestrel 5200 can help fine-tune HVAC systems for increased efficiency.

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  2. Making Crane Operations Safer with Kestrel Weather Meters

    Making Crane Operations Safer with Kestrel Weather Meters

    The construction industry brings many challenges, but the weather doesn't have to be one of them. Operating heavy machinery such as crane operations requires a bit of planning. Using weather trackers, especially for wind speed, can aid in operation as well as safety.

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  3. Woodworking 101: Combating Temperature and Humidity Issues with Kestrel Weather & Environmental Meters

    Woodworking 101: Combating Temperature and Humidity Issues with Kestrel Weather & Environmental Meters

    When you’re knee-deep in a woodworking project such as flooring installation, humidity and temperature can impact the project before and after installation. Wood is a hygroscopic material, meaning it attracts water from its surroundings. It is also affected by the temperature where the size of the wood can expand or contract based on the ambient conditions. With an array of Kestrel Instruments to use for spot-checks or to leave on-site, you can measure temperature and humidity to avoid issues such as swelling of wood and ruined work.

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  4. America’s Favorite Sport: How Weather Impacts Football

    America’s Favorite Sport: How Weather Impacts Football

    According to favoritism polls from Gallup, football is the most popular sport in America. That's not exactly surprising considering the large crowds regularly packing the stadiums, gathering at local bars and pubs, or huddling around the TV in the family room to cheer on the hometown team.

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  5. Kestrel Meters & Storm Chasing: Reliable Tracking for Severe Weather Conditions

    Kestrel Meters & Storm Chasing: Reliable Tracking for Severe Weather Conditions

    We're heading into the end of hurricane season (November 30), but the impact of hurricanes from this year has left lasting results. Hurricane Michael was the third-most intense Atlantic hurricane to reach landfall in the United States, resulting in $8 billion in damages. Earlier this year, Hurricane Florence hit the coast of North Carolina and South Carolina. Weather anchors and meteorologists from various networks rely on Kestrel Weather Meters to keep track of tropical storms and other severe weather.

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  6. Monitor Temperature to Prevent Cold Stress in Calves

    Monitor Temperature to Prevent Cold Stress in Calves

    As we head into the coldest months of the year, you might be concerned about the comfort and survival of your livestock. This is especially the case when it comes to calves. The USDA estimates that 95,000 calves die each year due to cold stress and hypothermia, which makes their survival challenging for calves born during the winter and early spring. The good news is that weather meters such as the AG Livestock DROP Environmental Monitoring Pack, can provide needed livestock level weather information for farmers to adapt the housing and feeding regimes for their calves in cold winter conditions to keep them safe.

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