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Coatings can reduce energy consumption20-04-2018
Coatings can reduce the energy consumption per kilo of product and in winter they can also reduce the absolute energy consumption.
AntiReflect is going international19-04-2018
The new AntiReflect coating is gaining popularity in the Netherlands. All the more reason to extend the introduction to North-West Europe. Mardenkro guarantees light gain and supports all new users.
ReduSystems products can be combined without problems19-03-2018
All ReduSystems coatings are fully compatible and can therefore be applied on top of each other to achieve the desired result. This also applies to the new solution AntiReflect.
It takes skill to apply AntiReflect properly19-03-2018
For AntiReflect to work properly, the thickness of the coating must be within a certain bandwidth. Only certified contractors are able to achieve this.
The difference between reflecting light and heat04-03-2018
Reflecting too much or too little light impacts on production in any crop. With ReduSol it is easy to adjust the percentage of light and heat that is reflected. But heat stress is often a bigger problem than too much light. In that case, ReduHeat is the answer.
Reducing UV with ReduFlex UV04-03-2018
UV radiation can have both positive and negative effects on the crop. A high dose is not desirable however, it inhibits photosynthesis and results in visible damage. In addition, UV radiation breaks down plastics. ReduFlex UV is designed to protect against excessive doses of UV light.
Tomato grower sees increase in production as a result of AntiReflect01-03-2018
Van Adrichem Kwekerijen in Steenbergen achieved a 5% increase in production last year using AntiReflect, compared to an untreated glasshouse section. “We were pleasantly surprised.”
ReduSol, the basis of better light control16-02-2018
Stress through too much light or heat is detrimental to production. ReduSol has taken light control in the greenhouse to a higher level worldwide.
The importance of reliable and independent measurements02-02-2018
Mardenkro is firmly committed to ensure that its products have a sound scientific basis and therefore maintains close contact with Wageningen University & Research, the perfect partner for conducting independent measurements and pursuing new avenues.
Mardenkro publishes second book: “ReduSystems: The bright side of growing”20-01-2018
Due to the great success of the first book, Mardenkro publishes a second book called “ReduSystems: The bright side of growing”. This book highlights the new, revolutionary product AntiReflect and explains how this product ensures a light gain of approximately 3% on existing horticultural glass.
Saving energy without technology17-11-2017
Technology is not the only way to save energy. Savings can also be made by making better use of the properties of the plant.
More knowledge = better result01-11-2017
ReduSystems coatings produce the best result when you use the right product for the plant. The ReduWizard makes it easier to choose the one that’s right for you. In some cases, the Horticultural Product Specialist can also help.
Save time and energy with water-based PipePaint01-11-2017
The paint on heating pipes in greenhouses is constantly exposed to humidity, residues and mechanical loads. As a result of this wear and tear, the pipes become less reflective and heat transfer suffers. The best time to maintain your pipes is in the period between crops. An advantage of a water-based...
Every percent more light in winter is pure profit01-11-2017
Light is the limiting factor in production in winter. Every step taken to improve light ingress is therefore welcome.
Vegetable and ornamental crops can produce much more than they do at present if the climate conditions are always ideal.