You want stability, efficiency and sustainability in your cultivation. But you also want a high-quality harvest. When you can control the climate anywhere in the greenhouse that’s exactly what you get.
Our products reinforce each other, supporting growers in sustainable cultivation according to the philosophy of Next Generation Growing.
The Old Cultivation vs. Next Generation Growing
In the traditional greenhouse, horizontal ventilation is used with fans in series. This creates air movement above the crop and under the screen cloth. There is hardly any movement of air through the crop, especially in dense crops. In these systems it is difficult to achieve the desired transpiration for an active crop under a closed screen. In the case of exposed cultivation, the heat will remain unused above the crop.
In contrast, greenhouses that work under the principles of Next Generation Growing use vertical ventilation. The air is pulled up from below and distributed over the crop as a blanket, moving in and through the crop. This results in a more even temperature and RH (relative humidity) in the vertical plane, leading to significant energy savings. Because of the more consistent climate, the desired plants can be grown closer together, without the risk of contamination from condensation on the fruit or plant. Thanks to the absence of cracks in the screen, the climate differences simultaneously decrease.
Hinova has developed the VentilationJet System® in collaboration with growers, Wageningen University and Research (WUR), Hoogendoorn Growth Management and Let’s Grow. We work with suppliers and of course the growers to continually improve the system.