GrowSpan Series 1000 Greenhouse (GrowSpan) feature

March 24, 2017

New Greenhouse Structure Models Emphasize Crop Protection, Energy Efficiency

Manufacturers of new structure models say they are responding to grower concerns with designs that focus on ventilation, maximizing your space, and incorporating a wide range of crops. Here’s a look at some of their latest offerings.

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Brian Munchel

March 18, 2017

Brian Munchel of Ludy Greenhouse Manufacturing Dies at 48

Munchel, a long-time member of the National Greenhouse Manufacturing Association, worked at Ludy Greenhouse Manufacturing for more than 30 years and was a computer-aided draftsman.

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Nexus Atrium for Prides Corner

March 15, 2017

How Tech Suppliers Are Helping Growers Find Solutions

Greenhouse structures and components manufacturers highlight some of their most recent projects.

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February 15, 2017

Growers Planning to Invest in Structures in 2017

Data from this year’s Greenhouse Grower State of the Industry survey indicates that growers are planning to make major investments in structures and facility upgrades this year.

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NVAC Greenhouse prototype

February 15, 2017

New Greenhouse Cooling System in Development for Hot-Climate Regions

Researchers at McGill University in Quebec have developed an alternative evaporative cooling solution for greenhouses in warm climates, and are now seeking commercial partners.

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February 15, 2017

Registration Open for NGMA Spring Meeting

The annual gathering of the National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association will feature a look at green industry trends, emerging market opportunities, and more.

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EFTE Film

January 18, 2017

Looking at Glass or Polyethylene for Your New Structure? There’s Also a Third Option

Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene, also known as EFTE, is a fluorine-based material that looks like a standard polyethylene greenhouse film but offers high light transmittance.

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Nadia Sabeh, CEAC

January 18, 2017

Upcoming Seminars to Focus on Managing the Greenhouse Environment

The seminars, which will also be accessible online, are presented by the University of Arizona’s Controlled Environment Agriculture Center.

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November 16, 2016

Stay Up To Date On Greenhouse Structures And Materials

eGro, an online resource for greenhouse growers, features a series of video lectures and tutorials on a wide variety of topics, including greenhouse structures and terminology, heating and cooling, and more.

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Dual Atrium Greenhouse (Nexus)

October 12, 2016

Gibraltar Industries Acquires Nexus Corporation

The building manufacturer and distributor strengthens its position in the U.S. greenhouse market, complementing its RBI greenhouse company with the aquisition of Nexus Corp.

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Gotham Greens Atrium Style Greenhouse Chicago

September 14, 2016

How An Energy Audit Of Your Greenhouse Can Save You Money

Is your greenhouse utility bill getting you down? Consider an energy audit to evaluate potential energy savings.

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JGS Structure at Vineland

September 14, 2016

Take A Virtual Tour Of Canada’s Vineland Greenhouse Technology Centre

The one-of-a-kind research greenhouse project was completed by JGS Limited and features 40,000 square feet of horticultural research space.

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