GrowSave energy-update conference to look at new energy systems for glasshouses

Glasshouse managers worried about cost and efficiency of energy systems are to be offered tips on making savings.

The GrowSave energy-update conference is targeted at the protected-horticulture sector and will look at new tech like LED lights, plant sensors air air-con kit.

"You will gain a detailed insight into how leading edge techniques can save energy and increase production or crop quality," said a representative.

UK and Dutch speakers include Chris Plackett and Tim Pratt from GrowSave, Nigel Paul from Lancaster University and Renê Beerkens of Hoogendoorn Automation.

Colin Frampton of Donaldsons is chairing the event which aims to "demystify current myths" about LED, air-movement and other technologies.

The GrowSave energy-update conference wll be held on 18 May in Warwick and is free to HDC members and £100 for non members.

For details contact Sally Coutts, tel: 024 7669 6512.


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