Automation is a no brainer for an efficient greenhouse

Automation is a no brainer for an efficient greenhouse

Growing crops in a greenhouse requires a lot of energy and resources. From electricity to natural gas, the elements that are essential to ensure high-quality crops are becoming more and more costly, cutting into growers' already slim margins.

Luckily, for future-thinking growers, developments in technology and process automation can improve energy efficiency, and make sure that power and resources are targeted in their use for maximum ROI. This blog breaks down how it’s possible for growers to save energy and improve efficiency in their greenhouse with data, energy insights, and process automation.

Energy use in a high-efficiency greenhouse

Cultivating in greenhouses can consume a lot of energy. For growers operating in a competitive market, cutting back on energy usage without understanding the consequences on their crops can lead to less, or lower quality yield. To understand how to make the greenhouse more efficient with process automation, it’s important to know where greenhouses expend the most energy - and where they can make savings.

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