Greenhouse Efficiency and Conservation Case Studies

Farm Energy March 17, 2016 Print Friendly and PDF

Case studies of greenhouse growers and other farmers using alternative energy for heating in greenhouses and running equipment have been posted by UVM Extension at: On-Farm Energy Case Studies.

The case studies describe systems that use biodiesel, coal, log wood, shell corn, waste vegetable oil, waste wood chips,and wood pellets to heat greenhouses.

In addition, there are links to case studies of on-farm biodiesel production.



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Many additional resources are available here: Greenhouse Efficiency and Energy Conservation

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.