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THINKING GREEN New modular no heat/constant temperature greenhouse uses leading-edge technologies to deliver unique construction and energy saving design. By Scott Leslie Everyone’s looking for ways to save on energy costs these days With this active storage and heat release system, there’s no ad and the Beijing Sunshine Technology Company is no different. Since ditional heating required. These modular greenhouses are able to 1992, this high-tech giant has been keenly focused on perfecting the maintain a minimum interior temperature of 10°C or more – and a soil ultimate in greenhouse modular technology. And temperature above 18°C. They’re even able to rethis past year, it did just that with the launch of sist cold outdoor environments anywhere from its new line of modular no heat/constant tem-10°C to -55°C. perature greenhouses. The Beijing Sunshine Technology Company The Beijing Sunshine Technology Company has always been committed to testing and honhas based its new modular greenhouses on an in- Modular No Heat/Constant ing the operating performance of its modular novative two-layer construction. Made from gal- Temperature Greenhouses greenhouses. Last January for instance, the vanized steel, the outer structure spans 12 metres firm built a test greenhouse and planted crops with a ridge height of 4.5 metres. (The standard while the outside temperature was between greenhouse unit runs 50 metres long.) The inner No heating required if there is -15°C and -20°C. During the five-day test, their structure is made from plastic insulation and over 60% sunshine modular greenhouse performed perfectly, gives the greenhouse a sturdy dome-like shoulmaintaining a consistent temperature for der shape. With its modular design, the greenUses circulation thermal storage fruit and vegetable production. It’s extraordihouse is surprisingly easy to modify, disassemble technology nary results like these that’ve helped Beijing and transport to a new location. Its durability Sunshine Technology Company to continue also makes it a great option when you’re looking Maintain a constant temperature in developing the greenhouses of the future. for something that can handle strong winds and extremely cold weather Running a successful greenhouse or nurslarge snow accumulations. ery operation is a 24/7 job – and takes a lot of What really sets these greenhouses apart Easily assembled modular design time and money. But now, with the help of the from the competition however is their unique & cost-effect Beijing Sunshine Technology Company’s new energy saving design. This includes passive thermodular greenhouses, you can grow your mal insulation coupled with an active heat storplants – and grow your savings – all at the age and circulation system. The inner structure’s same time. BL layer of resistant plastic insulation keeps heat in and cold air out. At the same time, the greenhouse has a series of solar panels that collect and store heat for later use. Throughout this process, the circulation For more information on Beijing Sunshine Technology’s Modular No Heat/Constant Temperature Greenhouses and how they can system will reheat any cold air in the greenhouse and increase the help your operation, email Marilyn Tian at air’s temperature, thus creating a cyclic heat exchange. marilyn@businesslinkmedia.com.

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