Dutch garden centre saves energy costs

Dutch garden centre de Boet in Hoogwoud is having more work done on its premises this summer.

This new project will concern the unheated greenhouse, which will be reroofed with polycarbonate plates. This new polycarbonate roof (2000 m2) will give a saving in energy of around 50 per cent relative to the former situation with single glass.

Saving energy, and costs, is important for garden centres, says garden centre builder Thermoflor. It says using 32 mm polycarbonate plates  dramatically reduces thermal loss through insulating glass units.

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