Treena Hein

Treena Hein

Tuesday, 25 September 2012
The price of all food is expected to rise between 2.5% and 4% by the end of 2013. This is great news for greenhouse growers, says 360 Energy's Lisa Brodeur, who (like all farmers) are constantly seeing increases in the cost of inputs such as energy.

Monday, 24 September 2012
For greenhouses in the desert to be feasible, they require desalination technology, and therefore significant amounts of power. If new technologies can provide this power in an efficient and sustainable manner, so much the better.

Thursday, 20 September 2012
British Columbia’s carbon tax has long been the focus of heated debate, states a recent press release from Simon Fraser University (SFU). On September 20, a panel of international experts on environmental and tax policy converged on SFU’s Vancouver campus to discuss its future. 

Thursday, 20 September 2012
A greenhouse in Sydney River, NS is using an experimental infrared heating system that the owners claim is cutting heating costs by at least 50 per cent.

Wednesday, 19 September 2012
One of the 20 international projects competing at the prestigious Solar Decathlon Europe 2012 is a low-cost, self-sufficient greenhouse based on the principles of zero ecological and zero economic footprints.

Tuesday, 18 September 2012
Next month, many seminars, displays and hands-on demonstrations of cutting-edge greenhouse energy management technology will be part of Horti Fair 2012, “the biggest international trade fair for technology, innovation and inspiration in horticulture.”

Monday, 17 September 2012
Unity Gardens, a group in Indiana, is planning a greenhouse that will use heat from composting.

Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Sundrop Farms, in the state of South Australia, is a unique greenhouse operation on the cutting edge of energy management – and expansion is in the works.

Wednesday, 12 September 2012
With last week’s release of weak job numbers in the US, all eyes are the Federal Reserves’ meeting this week. What is decided at this meeting will affect Canadian greenhouse operators in a few ways, says 360 Energy's Lisa Brodeur.

Tuesday, 11 September 2012
For the first time, CHP suppliers will be present at the Union Gas 'Greenhouse Growers Trade Show and Open House' on September 19th in Leamington, ON. There is no cost and lunch is included.

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