LED lighting is gaining more and more ground. This is due to the higher efficiency in light output and greater possibilities for choosing crop-specific lighting and energy savings. Not all LED fixtures are suitable for the conditions in the greenhouse, and that is precisely why it is important that you, as an entrepreneur, make good choices. Join forces with suppliers and installers who have experience with greenhouse horticulture and greenhouse growing conditions
Business continuity plan
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Rocket cress can be used as an indicator crop
Plant research uses an official rocket cress test to check their new cultivars for their vulnerability to greenhouse circumstances. Similar to that many growers were able to identify the cause of damage to their crops by using this indicator cress. Read more>>
Regular monitoring of the generator increases the continuity of the CHP
Almost every modern veggie greenhouse uses a CHP to produce electricity, heat and CO2. A crucial part of the installation is the generator. Regular monitoring of the generator increases the continuity of the CHP.
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Hortivation launches a global standard for positioning in greenhouses.
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Glass coating transmits more than 100% PAR
Start-up company Physee discovered a way to increase PAR transmission of glass to 107% by adjusting a specific coating to the glass. Read more>>
Phase Change Catching heat to reduce CO2 output
The start-up company Thermeleon developed a phase change catch of heat inside the glasshouse to contribute to zero CO2 emissions. First results show a possible decrease of gas consumption of 12 m3/m2 every year. Read more >>
How to stay in operation during this corona crisis
The virus has a big impact on horticulture. Like in society a few ill persons aren’t the problem. But if many of your employees become ill at the same time, continuity is under threat. Read more >>
Hagelunie applies for license as a Canadian Branch
Hagelunie has been operationing in Canada since 2016 and has grown strongly since then. Thanks to this growth and our confidence in the Canadian horticulture market, we have taken the next step.
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February storms in Western Europe
The storm of Sunday, February 9th mainly caused damage from fallen trees. There was not much damage to greenhouses. The coming weekend the next storm (Dennis) is already predicted. How can you prepare?
Explosion safety on the flue gas cleaner
How to prevent an explosion in your CHP and flue gas cleaner. Read more>>
Identification plate shows design conditions glasshouse
Is your new greenhouse equipped with an identification plate? It’s one of the guidelines in the European standard for greenhouses. Read more >>
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Hagelunie new partner Dutch Greenhouse Delta
Hagelunie is the newest partner of the Dutch Greenhouse Delta.
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Hagelunie continues business in UK in case no-deal Brexit
Brexit is getting closer. Hagelunie continues business in UK regardless of the outcome. >> Read more
Fire retardant ground cover
Screens for greenhouses already exist in fire retardant versions for several years.
Recently also fire retardant ground cover came available on the market.
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Damage to CHP after maintenance
Recent observations amongst Hagelunie clients show an increase in the number of damages to a CHP closely after having the 30,000 hours revision or a big overhaul. At this stage no explicit reason is found but attention is needed
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At the start of a new cultivation: don’t tighten your crop wires
Around october/november many crop seasons are in their final stages. Old crops are being removed, greenhouses cleaned and preparations for the new season are taking off. It might be tempting to tighten the crop wire. But be aware! This can have a devastating effect on your greenhouse. Read more >>
Not every greenhouse is suitable for crop gutters
Sometimes you hear growers talking about swapping the load for snow for the load of crop gutters. After all: the largest load of crop and gutter will be in summertime and obviously there will be no snow in summer. Although the train of thought is not strange, this is a mistake! Read more >>
Close the air vents in case of storm
Insights are changing. Especially when we talk about the prevention of stormdamage. Recently conducted research tells us that greenhouses are significantly stronger when the air vents are closed during a storm. Read more >>
Safe repair of glasshouses
Modern glasshouses become taller and glass sheets are getting bigger. This makes the repair of broken roof glass more and more a challenge. Professionals are scarce or not available when you need them. What if you don’t want to depend on qualified professionals? Read more >>
Control and maintenance of the growth light installation
Maintain a high light output by periodically checking and doing maintenance on your installation! As a result you also decrease the risk of igniting combustible screens. Read more >
Prevent fire in your screen
Make sure that newly acquired screens are fire retardant. For existing screens we advise you to replace combustible screens by fire retardant screens (NTA 8825). Read more >
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Minimum distance for screens
Depending on the fire resistancy of your screen it is mandatory to apply a minimum distance between the screen and the artificial lights (Son-T)
Small adjustments in the construction, design and execution of a new greenhouse or building, can have a huge effect on the quality, sustainability, continuity and insurability of your business. Therefore ask our risk specialists in the planning phase for a free advice. Read more>
Storm is coming!
Through sudden heavy wind gusts, or by loose things that blow against the greenhouse, the glass sheets can break and cause a progressive damage to your greenhouse and crops. What can you do to prevent damage?
Looking for solar panels on your greenhouse or commercial building? For a reliable application and an optimal installation, we are happy to give you tips on the purchase, construction, use and maintenance of solar panels. Read more>
Keeping a glass stock important for the continuity of your business
Delivery times of greenhouse glass have increased with the use of special and tempered glass varieties. Therefore the size of glass you select when building your greenhouse is important, as well asmaintaining a small stock of glass in case a few sheets crack or break. Read more>