Ventilation systems exchange or replace the air indoors for temperature regulation, moisture control, and the removal of airborne particles, including viruses. If those systems are not operating efficiently, the building receives inadequate airflow resulting in decreased air quality, and less than ideal living or working conditions. It is vital for air to continuously circulate to provide adequate temperature distribution, oxygen replenishment, and the removal of moisture, dust, debris, and contaminants. Ventilation is particularly important now as poor ventilation and air exchange have been linked with increased indoor transmission rates of coronavirus. The EPA recommends increasing ventilation with outdoor air and air filtration as part of a larger strategy to reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2.
The Kestrel® 5200 Professional Environmental Meter offers advanced calculations for ventilation system assessments and data logging features that are unique in the portable meter market.
Direct Measurement of Volume Air Flow – No Calculator Required
All ventilation assessments require a clear understanding of volume air flow through ducts of various sizes and shapes. The Kestrel 5200 Environmental Meter makes it a snap to measure volume air flow right on the spot, with automatic calculation based on a few simple inputs and real-time averaging.
Easy-to-Use on the Go
Truly pocket-sized and easy to take with you on every job. The Kestrel 5200 features a compact vane anemometer and requires no additional probes or sensors. With clear on-screen readout of minimum, maximum and average readings, logged data, and a history graph, the Kestrel 5200 equips you for accurate and informed decision making wherever you are.
The 5200 tracks and logs over 10,000 sets of time-stamped data. All of your data can be transferred to an iOS or Android phone wirelessly with the free Kestrel LiNK app, allowing you to easily track and share data for record-keeping.
Additional Environmental Data
The Kestrel 5200 is so much more than just an air flow meter. With temperature, humidity, and air pressure sensors onboard, the Kestrel 5200 provides you with seventeen discrete measurements of indoor and outdoor environmental conditions. Air moisture content can be output as relative humidity, wet bulb temperature or moisture content in air, moisture content/humidity ratio (“grains”). For professional contractors who work on many types of projects, the Kestrel 5200 even features an evaporation rate calculator for concrete pouring.
Rugged and Long-Lasting
The Kestrel 5200 is drop-proof, dust-proof, waterproof, and able to withstand harsh environments without damage. The integrated cover protects the anemometer from damage. It is a smart investment backed with a five-year warranty and US-based service and support.