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Greenhouse Heaters & Thermostats — Plantlights

| By Alfred Brusius

Heating your greenhouse: what to be aware of

Tomatoes are grown in almost 90% of all greenhouses. Most of the time it is done without particular greenhouse heating mechanisms. Exotic plants such as orchids or cacti on the other hand, require heating.But beware: even and especially with tomatoes, greenhouse heating is worth it! Read on to find out why this is so and how to determine the optimal heating requirements. It is well known that a greenhouse must be well-insulated. For this, double-walled sheets (at least 16mm) of insulating glass and or bubble wrap are often recommended. Exotic plants always require constant heating. This means that far more energy is required in January than in July since the heating potential of a heat source always remains constant.On the...

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