Greenhouse Energy Audit--

A Collaborative Student Project

 

Dr. Jay Holcomb

Professor of Floriculture

College of Agricultural Sciences

University Park, Pennsylvania

 

Tuesday, March 18th, at 4:30 5:30 p.m.

Ruhl Student Center, Community Room

Abstract:

The usual energy sources to heat greenhouses will be reviewed before discussion alternative sources to heat greenhouses.  Energy conservation in the heating and cooling of a greenhouse contributes greatly to curtailing production costs.  The talk will illustrate the involvement of student groups in performing energy audits in a commercial greenhouse. Finally the talk will present what the students found and then summarize how to conserve energy in a greenhouse.

 

Biography:    http://hortweb.cas.psu.edu/dept/faculty/holcomb/holcomb.html


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