One of the projects’ objectives is to demonstrate the latest in climate screen developments to reduce greenhouse energy consumption by 60 per cent. The latest findings will be presented to the conference later this week.
Svensson’s climate screen is based on nanotechnology which enables it to selectively permit the passage of relevant light to maximise photosynthesis while reflecting much of the thermal radiation.
Ludvig Svensson technical textiles executive vice-president Hans Andersson said: "The objective is to collect the reflected thermal radiation between the screen and the roof of the greenhouse, and store it for later use in underground energy storage facilities. This method is expected to result in an energy saving of more than 60%."
The results are currently being evaluated at the Hjortebjerg nursery in Denmark.
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