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Record number 505265
Title ‘Controlled removal of moisture results in energy savings’ : energy balance highlights the losses
Author(s) Raaphorst, Marcel; Zwart, Feije de
Source ‘Controlled removal of moisture results in energy savings’ : energy balance highlights the losses, In Greenhouses 5(2016)2, p.28-29, 2016-05-27, Pieternel van Velden, http://edepot.wur.nl/382943
Department(s) Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture
Publication type Media appearance
Publication year 2016
Keyword(s) horticulture - greenhouse horticulture - dehumidification - energy balance - energy saving
Categories Horticulture
Abstract

By using a model to show the energy balance in a greenhouse you can see at a glance where the energy losses are likely to arise. Evaporation uses expensive energy and this rushes out the vents when a grower opens them to reduce the relative humidity. This can be done differently say Dutch researchers of Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture. The more uniform the greenhouse climate the more the relative humidity can be allowed to rise.

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