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| By Alfred Brusius

Greenhouse ventilation – professional tips and tricks

The ratio of the window area (ventilation area without door) to the base of the greenhouse should be between 18 to 24 percent. This is the only way to achieve an air exchange in the summer with high radiation, which allows a temperature difference between inside and outside temperatures of at least 3 ° C. The exchange of air is also dependent on the wind speed. When buying or building a greenhouse, you should pay attention to adequate ventilation flaps in all roof areas, if possible, in order to be able to ventilate the side facing away from the wind. Additional side vents are always helpful. The best location to install the windows is usually specified by the manufacturer. Using a...

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