NL: Climate system installed at plant propagation lab

KP Holland is a renowned family-owned Dutch breeding and propagation company, operating globally. To stay at the forefront of the business, KP Holland has built an innovation laboratory. With it, molecular breeding technologies come within reach. The new lab also creates possibilities for growth in research propagation and tissue culture technology.

Geerlofs has delivered the climate system for the lab with which the grow rooms are kept in the right conditions. The required accuracy for temperature and relative humidity is high due to the application, while attention was also given to energy use and the environmental impact of the refrigerant.

For this reason, Geerlofs has produced and installed an indirect refrigeration system that gives excellent control possibilities. The system cools and heats. The air is brought into the grow rooms using air socks. In parallel, the racking is cooled directly with floor cooling.

During cooling, the excess heat generated by the refrigeration system is re-used: a warm water buffer is filled with the waste heat from the compressors.

Because the grow lights are controlled as well by Geerlofs, the used Gispro┬« system shows all relevant conditions in the grow rooms at a glance.

For more information:
Geerlofs
Delftweg 66, 2289 BA
Rijswijk, the Netherlands
Tel.: +31 (0)70-3192132
Fax: +31 (0)70-3192156
www.geerlofs.com


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