Several provinces in Canada have recently introduced rebate programs that offer financial support to greenhouse growers who invest in energy efficient equipment, consultations, services, and more. In our 2022-2023 guide, we have compiled several key rebate programs that greenhouse growers qualify for in the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec.
One overall impact with extensive screen replacements
Reduced energy needs, improved plant quality and more comfortable working conditions in hot weather. These have all resulted from a recent investment in screen installations at Double H Nurseries, one of the UK’s leading suppliers to supermarkets of houseplants. As the previous decade neared its end, replacing the existing screens in about 13,000 square metres of glass was becoming a priority.
A drive for Sustainability: A Conversation with Arjan van Antwerpen
The son of a horticulturist with a passion for technology. In 1997, Arjan van Antwerpen joined the advisory branch and since 2007, he has been managing director and specialist at DLVge. Arjan is an inspired technical advisor with knowledge and extensive experience. His specialties in greenhouse horticulture? Energy, heating, and spatial development. He just happened to find himself an expert in the field of energy. "I didn't wake up one-morning thinking: I need to be in the energy corner. Something like that grows over time."
Allegro Acres: An Industry Trailblazer in Sustainability
Allegro Acres, a family-owned and operated pepper greenhouse located in Ruthven, Ontario, has been trailblazing a path in sustainability and efficiency for over 20 years. Today, Gene Ingratta, President of Allegro Acres talks about what it means to be sustainable in horticulture, the challenges faced by growers in Canada, and the path to further reducing the environmental impact of growing.
Welcome Hinova to the Svensson family!
From 2022-06-01 Svensson owns Hinova including its assets. Hinova will be part of
the Svensson group and act as an independent production and development company,
whereas all sales are performed as ClimaFlow by Svensson.
A conversation with Jeannette den Boer
"We cannot expect a grower to suddenly become an energy producer."
Since 2019, Jeannette has been a freelance project manager at Plant Empowerment. Plant Empowerment is a data-driven cultivation philosophy that leads to more sustainable and profitable cultivation by balancing the three key growth factors. Jeannette motivates and supports growers and investors worldwide to grow according to these principles. The goal is obvious: to make horticulture more sustainable.
Welcome at GreenTech Amsterdam - Stand 05.318
14 - 15 - 16 June | Amsterdam RAI
Plant Empowerment - Investors do not step into a black box
It started with an English-language book about New Cultivation, Plant Empowerment. This has now resulted in a partnership of six top companies and educational institutions from the greenhouse horticulture: Growing by Plant Empowerment.
GreenTech Americas 2022
Visit Svensson at GreenTech Americas 2022 at booth #426, where you will have the opportunity to meet with our experts to discuss climate solutions for your greenhouse.
Dümmen Orange Colombia
In order to efficiently exclude thrips while maintaining good ventilation in its greenhouses, Dümmen Orange tested Xsect Xtreme and Xsect X-air insect control screens, in its chrysanthemum propagation area.
Climate House - There is still much climate gain to be made
Svensson recently launched 'Climate House', a new service where Svensson's greenhouse climate experts bundle their knowledge of cultivation strategy, screening strategy, climate settings, and climate tools to help growers, business leaders, cultivation managers, and advisers worldwide.
Luxous Eco important step towards circular greenhouse horticulture
The pressure is increasing with new, tightened climate plans. Glasshouse horticulture is the only sector in the manufacturing industry in the Netherlands to achieve all climate targets in 2020.