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Bed Bug Thermal Remediation using Temperature Data Loggers

Posted by Jennifer Pinnell on

Bed Bug Thermal Remediation using Temperature Data Loggers

By David Young Young Environmental Solutions, Indiana Model BBHR-502      Recently I was shopping for a better solution to monitor Heat Remediation Treatments for Bed Bug Control. I called several distributors to see what was available. Most of them simply said here's our products and prices. I then talked to Jennifer at Tech Instrumentation.  Jennifer recommended a system using the RTR-500DC wireless hand-held data collector along with 6 sensors.  I couldn't be more satisfied. The set up time is now down to a quick 5 or 10 minutes as opposed to 30 to 60 minutes - or even more before...

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How do I calibrate my thermometer?

Posted by Bob Burkhart on

Checking the calibration of your thermometer is a critical task that should be done on a regular basis.  Follow these steps: 1.  Gather an insulated container such as our model 9325 Val Cup, approximately 3 cups of crushed or shaved ice and your thermometer.  Note that crushed or shaved ice is essential.  Large chunks (or cubes) of ice will not give you accurate results. 2.  Fill the insulated container approximately 3/4 full of the crushed or shaved ice. 3.  Slowly add cool or cold, clean water to the ice.  Stop adding water when the water is approximately 1/2" below the...

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Basement, Crawl Space, Attic and Wine Cellar Humidity Monitoring

Posted by Bob Burkhart on

It's that time of year again.  Summer - When the temperatures go up, the humidity in your basement, crawlspace, attic or wine cellar will increase right in line with the temperatures.  Many of us will install a dehumidifier to prevent damage to furniture, flooring and to control the growth of molds and bacteria.  Once the dehumidifier is installed though, how do we really know it's doing the job?  Many of our customers purchase an instrument to monitor the RH (relative humidity) in their wine cellars, basements, attics and crawlspaces.  If you're in the basement regularly, a good choice is the...

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