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The Combined Effect of cover Desing Parameters on Production of a Passive Greenhouse.

Fecha de publicación:
1 de enero de 2007

The objective of this paper is to demonstrate the need of a multiple design parameter approach to greenhouse design. To illustrate this need, we determined thecombined effect of cover design parameters on production of a passive greenhouse, that is a greenhouse with only natural ventilation and seasonal whitewash for climate management. The design parameters investigated in this research were the transmission of the cover for photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) and near infrared (NIR) radiation, the emission coefficient for long wave radiation of the cover and the ...