Greenhouse Energy Efficiency

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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Heating cost for greenhouses can be cut by 30 to 50% with double wall glazing systems, night curtains, tight covers and efficient heating equipment. This webinar covers how structure type effect energy use, glazing materials, types of heat loss, infiltration losses, heating systems, heat distribution, thermal curtains, space efficiency, summer ventilation, supplemental lighting and a brief look at passive solar greenhouse design.

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Scott Sanford, U. of Wisconsin Extension

Scott Sanford is a Sr. Outreach Specialist in the department of Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He works on energy issues in agriculture and renewable energy.