How the Dutch Use Architecture to Feed the World
The Dutch environmental performance
- Double-glazed roofs allow for the retention of heat.
- Light modular steel frames allow for expansion.
- Some operators make use of the CO2 from a local oil refinery to aid plant growth.
- LED lights allow for plants to continue growing throughout the night. This takes into account the Dutch legislation that states that 98% of electric lighting must be contained within the greenhouses.
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