Heating
Winter months in the greenhouse are a good time to see where your operation could be more efficient to save on energy, especially heating bills. Now’s the time to check out what is and isn’t working and what you might like to change for next season.
May 26, 2017, Quebec City – CO2 Solutions Inc., a leader in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, has updated progress at the its first commercial project with Fibrek General Partnership, a subsidiary of Resolute Forest Products Inc., and Serres Toundra Inc.
June 2017 – It’s -10 C outside and a foot of snow already covers the ground. An intense orange light appeared in the northern Lac Saint-Jean skies just over a month ago showing some signs of industrial development. But forget about any forestry or aluminum development like the region is used to. This time around, it’s all about cucumbers.
January 2017 – All greenhouses use energy, regardless of size. Whether one acre or 15, heating in winter and cooling/ventilation in summer are critical to maintain the optimal internal climate.
January 2017 – Three of the four largest greenhouse regions of Canada are facing a similar hurdle. This challenge is politically created, and will require political solutions.
DECEMBER 2016 – In recent times, sewage heat recovery has emerged as one of the most ingenious methods of obtaining energy from an alternate resource. The central idea revolves around using the energy from the hot water leaving the building to reheat the cold water entering it.
August 2016 – Murphy’s law states that if anything can possibly go wrong, it will. This may be why the biofuel supply chain – a complex sequence with numerous hurdles – has been identified as a key barrier to the development of a bioproduct industry in Canada.
March 8, 2016, Peoria, Ill — Caterpillar Inc. and SunSelect Produce, Inc., known for producing premium greenhouse-grown vegetables for more than 30 years, have announced a strategic collaboration that will take the waste products of Caterpillar’s combined heat and power cogeneration facility in Mossville, Illinois, and put them to productive use in SunSelect hydroponic greenhouses.
Jan. 11, 2016, Guelph, Ont. — This year marks a significant milestone for the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA).
August 2015 – The landscape of greenhouse heating is changing in Canada as we speak. There are now a small but significant number of greenhouses across the country being heated in ways only imagined decades ago – or not imagined at all.
August 2015 — We could be on the verge of a sizeable combined, heat and power (CHP) expansion in the Ontario greenhouse sector.
March 13, 2015, Toronto – Ontario’s public safety regulator, the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA), has launched its inaugural Safety Awards program.
March 5, 2015 – Heater maintenance and proper ventilation will help you avoid this common spring problem.
The 2015 Pacific Agriculture Show has wound up and with it another series of fascinating presentations of the Lower Mainland Horticultural Improvement Association “Grower Short Course.” 
Commercial greenhouses are sophisticated operations that, today, are growing plants more efficiently than in previous generations through the use of new technologies that make better use of light and air.
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