Authors and References

Unit 2.6.2

G.A. Giacomelli, Roberts, W.J. 1993. Greenhouse Covering Systems. Cook College, Rutgers University. Available at: http://horttech.ashspublications.org/content/3/1/50.full.pdf   verified 12/2012

 

Unit 2.6.3

S.A Sanford. 2010. Greenhouse Energy Efficiency, A3907-01, University of Wisconsin Extension. Available at:
http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/A3907-01.pdf verified 12/2012

P. Wray, Sternweis, L. 1997. Farmstead Windbreaks: Planning. Bulletin PM-1716, Iowa State Cooperative Extension. Available at: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/publications/pm1716.pdf  verified 12/2012

J.P. Slusher, Wallace, D. 1997. Planning Tree Windbreaks in Missouri, Bulletin G 5900, University of Missouri Extension. Available at: http://extension.missouri.edu/explorepdf/agguides/forestry/g05900.pdf  verified 12/2012

J. Storandt, Edge, G., Peterson, K. 2003. Wind Breaks that Work!, Bulletin PUBL-FR-070 2003, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Madison, WI. Available at:
http://basineducation.uwex.edu/woodland/oww/Pubs/DNR/FR-70.pdf   verified 12/2012

 

Unit 2.6.4

Open-Roof Greenhouse Project Picture. Available at:
http://aesop.rutgers.edu/~horteng/openroof1.htm  verified 12/2012

 

Unit 2.6.5

1. S.A. Sanford. 2010. Greenhouse Unit Heaters: Types, Placement, and Efficiency. A3907-02, University of Wisconsin Extension. Available at:  http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/A3907-02.pdf  verified 12/2012

2. H.Y. Hanna, Henderson, K.D. 2008. Fuel Type and Releasing the Heated Air Near Plant Roots Reduced Production Cost of Greenhouse Tomatoes, HortTechnology, Vol. 18, No. 2, pg 290-294.

J. Bartok. 2005. Root Zone Heating Systems. University of Massachusetts Amherst. Available at:
http://extension.umass.edu/floriculture/fact-sheets/root-zone-heating-systems  verified 12/2012

J. Bartok. 2006. Grower 101: Exploring Under bench Heating Options. Greenhouse Product News, October 2006. Available at:
http://www.hrt.msu.edu/energy/Notebook/pdf/Sec3/Exploring_Underbench_Heating_Systems_by_Bartok.pdf

verified 12/2012

J.J. Prenger, Ling, P.P.  Greenhouse Condensation Control – Bottom Heating and Between-row Heating, AEX-801-00, Ohio State University Extension. Available at: http://ohioline.osu.edu/aex-fact/0801.html   verified 12/2012

Controlled Environment Agriculture & Energy Work Group. Greenhouse Heating System photos, CalPoly. Available at:
http://brae.calpoly.edu/CEAE/greenhouse.html#Perimeter_Heating_Systems  verified 12/2012

S.A. Sanford. 2010. Biomass Energy for Heating Greenhouses. A3907-04, University of Wisconsin Extension. Available at:
http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/A3907-04.pdf  verified 12/2012

S.A. Sanford. 2010. Biomass Greenhouse Heating Case Study. A3907-05, University of Wisconsin Extension. Available at:
http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/A3907-05.pdf  verified 12/2012

 

Unit 2.6.6

E. Runkle. 2007. Using + DIF To Lower Fuel Costs, Greenhouse Product News. Available at:
http://www.flor.hrt.msu.edu/assets/Uploads/UsingpositiveDIF.pdf verified 12/2012

 

Unit 2.6.7

W.J. Roberts. 2005. Environmental Control of Greenhouses, Center for Controlled Environment Agriculture, Cook College, Rutgers University, pg 19. Available at:
http://aesop.rutgers.edu/~horteng/FactSheets/EnvControlofGHs.pdf  verified 12/2012

 

Unit 2.6.8

3. National Greenhouse Manufacturers Association, 2010. Curtain Systems. Available at:
www.ngma.com/standardpdf/curtainsystems2010.pdf  verified 12/2012

4. S.A. Sanford. 2011. Using curtains to reduce greenhouse heating and cooling costs. SARE publication A3907-03.  Available at:
http://www.sare.org/Learning-Center/Courses-and-Curricula/Greenhouse-Energy-Conservation-Strategies-and-Alternative-Fuels  verified 12/2012

J.J. Prenger, Ling, P.P.  Greenhouse Condensation Control, Keeping Plants Warm with Thermal Screens, AEX-802-00, AEX-801-00, Ohio State University Extension. Available at:
http://ohioline.osu.edu/aex-fact/0802.html verified 12/2012

S.A. Sanford. 2010. Reducing Nighttime Greenhouse Space Heating Costs with Thermal Curtains, A3907-03, University of Wisconsin Extension. Available at: http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/A3907-03.pdf  verified 12/2012

K. Parbst. 2011. Top 10 Energy Curtain Installation Considerations, GPN Magazine, Oct 2011, pg 42-47. Available at:
http://editiondigital.net/publication/?i=83968&p=42  verified 12/2012

 

Unit 2.6.9

P. Fisher,Runkle, E. 2004. Lighting Up Profits, Meister Publishing. Available at:
http://www.meistermedia.com/store/books.html verified 12/2012

 

Unit 2.6.10

5. R.A. Aldrich, Bartok, Jr.,J.W. 1994. (revised edition). Greenhouse Engineering, NRAES -33, Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service. Available at:
http://palspublishing.cals.cornell.edu/nra_order.taf?_function=detail&pr_booknum=nraes-33  verified 12/2012

 

Unit 2.6.11

6. Bioenvironmental and Structural Systems (BESS) Laboratory. Agricultural Ventilation Fans, Performance and Efficiencies, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Available at: http://bess.illinois.edu  verified 12/2012

 

7. J. Bartok, Grubinger, V. 2012. Greenhouse Ventilation. eXtension Farm Energy. Available at:
http://www.extension.org/pages/32535/greenhouse-ventilation verified 12/2012

Unit 2.6.12

Bradford Research & Extension Center. 2005. Building a Passive Solar Greenhouse. University of Missouri, College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, Agricultural Experiment Station. Available at:
http://aes.missouri.edu/bradford/education/solar-greenhouse/solar-greenhouse.php verified 12/2012

A. Edey. 1998. Solviva, How to Grow $500,000 on One Acre, and Peace on Earth. Trailblazer Press, ISBN 0-9662349-0-1.

E. Mazria, E. 1979. The Passive Solar Energy Book: A Complete Guide to Passive Solar Home, Greenhouse and Building Design, Rodale Press.

 

Additional References

Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service, 2001. Energy Conservation for Commercial Greenhouses, NRAES-3.

J.G. Latimer. 2009. Dealing with the High cost of Energy for Greenhouse Operations, Bulletin 430-101, Virginia Cooperative Extension. Available at:
http://pubs.ext.vt.edu/430/430-101/430-101.pdf  verified 12/2012

Michigan State Greenhouse Energy resource site. Available at:
http://www.hrt.msu.edu/Energy/  verified 12/2012

Sanford, S. 2013. Farm Practices to Improve Energy Efficiency: Greenhouses. Module 2.6 in S. Lezberg, S. Sanford, and M. Jungwirth (eds). On-farm Energy Conservation and Efficiency. On-line Curriculum. Bioenergy Training Center. http://fyi.uwex.edu/biotrainingcenter

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