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Wageningen University & Research study confirms that: ReduClean safely cleans...04-09-2023
Anti-reflective (AR) glass allows more light into a greenhouse and can save energy. Because of its premium price, it's vital to keep these qualities intact over time. This means that cleaning methods and agents must meet certain requirements. Researchers at Wageningen University & Research investigated...
Crop growing consultant Willem van Dijk ‘Temporary coatings help growers in...24-07-2023
Growers throughout the world are experiencing the adverse consequences of climate change, including in covered crops. Extreme weather conditions, which sometimes last for long periods of time, require additional protective measures. The broad selection of Lumiforte's temporary coatings makes custom applications...
Extra protection during the coming warm period07-06-2023
Across certain regions of Europe, following a rainy spring, we are currently experiencing a shift in weather patterns. It has turned to sunny and warm at the end of May, which has led to an abundance of sunshine and rising temperatures. As a result, we understand that plants experience stress and, in...
Maximizing plant growth by limiting infrared radiation into the greenhouse01-06-2023
The plant consists for the most part of water so it is quickly warmed up by infrared radiation. Water absorbs infrared very well. Reflecting infrared radiation before it enters the greenhouse therefore has a large impact on plant temperature.
Manually coating in the UK: every greenhouse requires custom work06-04-2023
Even the British royal family is among his customers. Mike Spapé specializes in cleaning and coating non-standard greenhouses.
Return on investment best guideline for choosing coatings10-03-2023
Some growers in Canada and the US are switching from ReduSol to other coatings. They aim to benefit from light, while reflecting excessive heat.
A front row seat in research into light and crops12-01-2023
Lumiforte is capable of developing innovative coatings due to direct contact with well-known scientists working in the area of light and plant physiology. New insights can be directly translated into new coatings. This is why Lumiforte is a member of the Club of 100.
A painted heating pipe emits 10% more heat14-11-2022
An understated problem is that over time heating pipes emit less heat. A paint job with PipePaint solves this problem. The formula has been improved: greater wear resistance, anticorrosive and non-toxic.
Almost 25% increase in production thanks to AntiCondens22-09-2022
All plastic greenhouses in Dagestan near the Caspian Sea face the same issue: droplets of condensation absorb light and promote growth of pathogens. Tomato growing companies have found a solution in the form of AntiCondens for plastic.
Using coatings to save energy13-09-2022
Almost all growers are looking for solutions to the currently high energy prices. The intelligent use of coatings is an excellent option to help reduce energy costs.
Every crop gets its own made-to-measure coating18-07-2022
In southeast Austria it is impossible to grow greenhouse vegetables without coatings. Frutura has elevated crop protection into an art. Through means of continuous improvement, Frutura’s operating managers have developed an optimal approach for every variety. This means that Austrian consumers can purchase...
Coating as a base, screens as “emergency brake”15-06-2022
A coating on the greenhouse deck is a kind of insurance. You keep excess light and heat outside the greenhouse. And if the radiation is still too high, you can close the movable screen. This is a combination strategy that more and more growers are adopting.
Search for the right coating settles on ReduFuse IR16-05-2022
Bright coloured disbud chrysanthemums are sometimes sensitive to flower burn. Kamuro Flowers tried out various coatings to protect the flowers against excessive radiation.
Grower harvests more freesia stems under ReduFlex Blue15-04-2022
Following a number of trials with various coatings, Tesselaar Freesia opted for ReduFlex Blue. This coating reflects heat and partially shields blue light. The result: better growth with more harvestable stems per square metre.
ReduSol combined with three screens produces high quality orchids25-02-2022
Neil and Mike van Steekelenburg established their orchid nursery CosMic Plants in Beamsville, Ontario in 2004. They took along their Dutch cultivation expertise and knowledge but had to find a solution to the challenging climate. The ReduSol coating plays a key role in this respect.