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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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  • 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...
  • A presentation given by Farm Energy Centre's Tim Pratt at the TGA's 2013 Conference. The presentation covers the findings of HDC Project PE 013 - 'Refrigerant based dehumidification'.   Read More...
  • A presentation given by Farm Energy Centre's Tim Pratt at the TGA's 2013 Conference, on 26th September. The presentation covers how a refrigerant based dehumidifer works, the costs, and energy savings achieved. Download the presentation   Read More...
  • Using heat to control humidity in a greenhouse gives the advantages of a good yielding and a disease-free crop. But with energy prices rising, many growers are left wondering whether humidity control is something they can really afford. With this in mind, the specialist growers Coletta & Tyson took the decision to save on energy costs by minimising their active humidity control. Read More...