[Strawbale] best position for moisture sensors in bale walls

Derek Stearns Roff derek at unm.edu
Wed Mar 26 01:36:36 CET 2014

Below are links to a few studies that might help.  These were all done in Canada.  The last one has lots of charts and graphs.  There were several reports in The Last Straw Journal over the years.  The book Serious Strawbale has a discussion of this question.  



On Mar 25, 2014, at 6:02 PM, Dave Howorth <dave at howorth.org.uk> wrote:

> I remember reading a paper where somebody had installed sensors both at
> the inside and outside of a bale wall, and both at the top and the
> bottom of the wall. Then they monitored it for a year or more. They
> found that two sensors had higher readings than the other two. I think
> it was the upper outside and lower inside that had higher readings in
> summer and winter, but perhaps my memory is faulty and they were the two
> positions with lower humidity readings. Does anybody happen to to have
> seen that paper and remember the details?
> Thanks, Dave
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