Author Archives: Ray Schaffart

About Ray Schaffart

Ray Schaffart is marketing and communications manager at Modine Manufacturing Co. He can be reached at 262-636-1504 or

Upgrading Greenhouse Unit Heaters

Shortly after Modine introduced the Effinity93 in the fall of 2009, Andy Buist from Micandy Garden Greenhouses in Hudsonville, Mich., realized he needed to replace a few of his older, 78 percent efficient unit heaters and decided to take action. Hesitant at first, he purchased two new Effinity93 unit heaters, but by the time that

Modine’s Effinity93 Unit Heaters

Modine has introduced the Effinity93, the most efficient gas-fired unit heater in North America. With six models available–from 135,000 to 310,000 BTU/hr–all operating at 93 percent efficiency, this condensing unit heater line delivers substantial energy savings to greenhouse owners. And, thanks to your feedback, Modine will be introducing two smaller sizes later this year. Greenhouses

Embracing Energy Efficiency

For many years, greenhouse owners have stared at their gas-fired unit heaters and watched dollar after dollar escape their vents due to inefficiency. Thanks to the Effinity93 from Modine, owners can now embrace a more energy- and cost-efficient greenhouse solution. The Effinity93 is an efficient gas-fired, condensing unit heater that comes in six models–from 135,000