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Energy efficiency is a measure of energy used for delivering a given service. Improving energy efficiency means getting more from the energy that we use. DECC - Energy Efficiency Strategy: 'The Energy Efficiency Opportunity in the UK'
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    On Wednesday 24 January, hosted by Bordon Hill Nurseries, GrowSave presented a workshop on glasshouse humidity control to a group of 18 growers. The focus was very much on the fundamentals, with the workshop targeting those who would like to develop their understanding of some of the science and techniques behind good humidity control practice. More
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    On 12 December, GrowSave hosted an event exploring the future of renewable heat in horticulture. This was similar to the event held in Evesham in May (videos of which are available on the website) but focused on recent changes to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme and what this means going forward. More
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    On 7 November, we kicked off an exciting, new study group project, focusing on Next Generation Growing (NGG). The pilot programme aims to take NGG principles and techniques, which have been established in the Netherlands, and help a select group of UK growers implement them at their nurseries. More
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    On the 21st September, 15 delegates joined us for a one day workshop to help them make sure that they were getting the best from their nursery's computer.  More
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    "I’m glad that I took time out to attend this workshop, it really helped my understanding of why it is important to make sure our heating systems are well maintained. It also gave me some useful ideas to implement on our site", said one of the attendees at the recently held “Optimise your heating system” events at Lovania Nurseries in Lancashire and Roundstone Nurseries in West Sussex. More
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    Tim Pratt, Farm Energy Centre's technical director, presented at an AHDB Horticulture technical seminar on the 23rd June 2015.  Together with Simon Pearson from Freiston Associates they shared their findings regarding ‘Improving ornamental crop quality and shelf life through better humidity control’. More
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    Biomass Study Tour

    17.02.2015

    More than 30 grower and supplier delegates attended an afternoon seminar at Canons Brook Club in Harlow and visited three nearby nurseries the following day, each with different biomass heating systems.  More
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    On the 6th November 2014, we held an event at Stockbridge Technology Centre to share some of the latest energy saving research from the UK and Europe.  More
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    Here are the presentations from the GrowSave cost saving and technology event held at Donaldson's Nursery, by kind permission of Hall Hunter Partnership.    More
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    On Monday 7th July HDC held an open day at Red Roofs Nursery in Cottingham near Hull. The focus of the event was to show off the results of a trial investigating the performance of a Refrigeration-based dehumidification system (HDC project ref PE/PO 013). More