Author Archives: Kurt Parbst

About Kurt Parbst

Kurt Parbst is president of Ludvig Svensson's Americas division. He can be reached at kurt@svenssonamericas.com or 704-357-0457.

Diffuse Lighting Offers Multiple Benefits

Growers are increasingly learning that steering the greenhouse climate, which includes the related factors of light levels, temperature and humidity, can yield big gains in terms of plant quality and productivity as well as economic efficiency in heating and cooling expenses. Researchers, meanwhile, have been demonstrating that diffuse light plays an important role in achieving

Calculating Energy Savings

There’s a new energy in town and it comes from saving energy. And not just saving, but knowing exactly how much you’re saving, where and what pays off when. Greenhouse businesses have long been focused on reducing fuel and other energy costs. Far before sustainability became the moment’s hottest buzzword, growers knew energy was their