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Energy conservation in greenhouses

Energy conservation in greenhouses

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Published by The Longwood Program, University of Delaware in Newark, Del .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greenhouses -- Energy conservation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Philip G. Correll, Jane G. Pepper.
    ContributionsCorrell, Philip G., Pepper, Jane G.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 98 p. :
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14427223M

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    University of Wisconsin-Madison, Solar Energy Laboratory, Madison, WI Resource Type: Book Country of Publication: United States Language: English Subject: irrigation energy requirements, greenhouses, energy conservation in . The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse is the one-stop guide to designing and building greenhouses that harness and store energy from the sun to create naturally heated, lush growing environments even in the depths of winter. Topics include: Principles of solar greenhouse design (siting, glazing and insulation) Selecting and installing glazing materials.

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