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With a number of grant programs available to help your business minimize its carbon footprint, it’s time to get serious about upgrading your greenhouse operation’s heating system. Implementing any of the following products from Delta T Solutions will significantly improve your operation’s energy efficiency.
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Visit with Delta-T at these industry events:

»World Ag Expo/Tulare Farm Show
February 8-10, 2011, Tulare, CA

»University of Arizona Vegetable Conference
April 4-8, 2011, Tucson, AZ

»OFA Short Course
July 9-12, 2011, Columbus, OH

»AERGC Annual Meeting
July 25-28, Portland, OR

»Farwest Show
August 25-27, Portland, OR

It's Worth it to Secure
an Energy Grant

Uncle Sam wants to help you pay for energy efficiency upgrades. So before you make a purchase, put down your credit card and get online to find available funding.

NRCSIf one of your 2011 New Year’s resolutions is to work on finding energy grants to help pay for your greenhouse operation’s heating system upgrade, now is a good time to get started. Typically a grant application can take 60 to 90 days and growers can expect to wait another 60 to 75 days for a funding agency to score, review and reward grant money.

Several greenhouse operations within the horticultural industry have already won grants to pay for both energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Before delving into renewable energy projects, however, it’s smarter to apply for energy efficiency grants first. Growers can also apply for grants for a large project, including energy efficiency upgrades and installation of a renewable energy system, and complete the project in phases.

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Grower Profile Hot Topics

Faster Heating, Better Turns
Pam Snodgrass found investing in radiant heating paid off with better quality plants and energy savings.

Pam SnodgrassPROFILE NAME & LOCATION: Pam Snodgrass, President, P&D Nursery, Tualatin, OR

MARKET: P&D Nursery grows and sells groundcover, broadleaf evergreen shrubs, perennials, 4-inch annuals and hanging basket as a one-stop shop for landscape contractors and independent retailers.

GROWING AREA: P&D Nursery grows its crops on 40,000 square feet of greenhouses, which sits on a total of 11.5 acres of property.

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