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Arduino Projects to Save the World by Emery Premeaux

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C H A P T E R  2

Spider Temps

A Temperature Measurement Tool with Six Legs

In environmental projects, we often want to measure the temperature of something. Actually, we often want to measure the temperature of many somethings!

Let me give you an example. My apartment has a loft, and thus the living room space has a very high ceiling. We all know that hot air rises. In the winter, the loft sleeping space is quite warm and comfortable, but the living room and kitchen are ice cold. To make matters worse, I have a double wide sliding glass door to the patio, with single-pane windows (I loathe Japan's building codes).

I would really like to be able to compare several temperatures at once, so that I can get a really good idea of the “heat bubble,” ...

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