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A nation that can't control its energy sources can't control its future. Barack Obama

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  • The GrowSave team would like to invite you to spend the day learning how to implement the Dutch New Way of Growing approach within your facility.  Read More...
  • Here is presentation given by Dutch consultants on the 29th January. Growers who attended this event heard how the drive to save energy, and to grow more sustain-ably, was seeing fundamental changes to glasshouse cropping practices in the Netherlands. Read More...
  • Growers of protected crops who attended this event heard from Dutch consultants how the drive to save energy, and to grow more sustainably, was seeing fundamental changes to glasshouse cropping practices in the Netherlands. For instance, new thinking suggests that absolute humidity gives a better picture of humidity levels in the glasshouse than either relative humidity or vapour pressure deficit, and that means it can be controlled more accurately, said Peter Geelen of Plantmonitoring NL. Read More...
  • In this Technical Update, we take a look at how air movement systems can improve the greenhouse environment and contribute to reduced energy costs, more even crops, and reduced disease risks. The update looks at fan systems and explains how apex screens can reduce unwanted natural air movement above thermal screens. Read More...
  • The graph below shows energy use over the course of a day in February at R&L Holts (one of the GrowSave Focus Nurseries). It is a perfect illustration of how things should operate when a thermal screen is set up correctly! (Click on the graph to see a larger version)                     Read More...