Indoor Agriculture

Greenhouses & Indoor Farming

Controlled environment agriculture (CEA) is an energy-intensive sector; HVAC is the second-highest energy use in most CEA facilities, depending on location, facility type, and crops grown. Both greenhouses and indoor farming can utilize a heat exchanger/economizer to reduce energy costs.

indoor farming location
Greenhouses
Greenhouses

Manage external influences effectively and create a stable climate to maximize crop growth and lower energy costs.

Indoor Farming
Indoor Farming

Totally control and create an optimal climate for crop growth in an energy-efficient manner to cut costs.

Greenhouses
Greenhouses

Manage external influences effectively and create a stable climate to maximize crop growth and lower energy costs.

Indoor Farming
Indoor Farming

Totally control and create an optimal climate for crop growth in an energy-efficient manner to cut costs.

Specialized HVAC Systems

CEA facilities can range from automated glasshouses with computer controls for watering, lighting and ventilation to fully environmentally controlled enclosed closed loop systems.

Ventilation is critical in maintaining an optimal growing environment and improves overall efficiency. It is essential for both temperature, humidity and CO2 management.

Poor air circulation reduces plant activity and can lead to problems with diseases. If carbon dioxide levels are not maintained, plant growth is affected.

Whereas passive ventilation might be the most cost-effective solution, active ventilation or a fully controlled environment ensures precision control, enabling an ideal climate all year around.

The target is to maximize plant well-being and growth while reducing the marginal cost of energy usage.

An air-to-air heat exchanger reduces the load on air conditioning by saving energy on cooling and dehumidification, increasing system efficiency, and lowering operational costs.

There are two types of air-to-air heat exchangers, rotary and plate heat exchangers.

All our heat exchangers are made of aluminum, which has excellent properties such as efficient heat transfer, dehumidification, and an extraordinarily long life span.

Heatex high-performance air-to-air heat exchangers offer numerous design variables and options, enabling perfect fit and performance in every air handling unit (AHU).

Specialized HVAC systems with Heatex heat exchangers protect workers, boost plant growth, and reduce operational costs.

Recommended Products for Indoor Agriculture
plate heat exchanger
Heatex Model H2 & Model H

Model H2 is a lightweight crossflow heat exchanger with slim frames and an outstanding efficiency.

Model H has a wide set of options and a particular low pressure drop.

Both models are highly customizable in terms of sizing and well height.

Compare Heatex crossflow heat exchangers here.

rotary heat exchangers
Heatex Model E

Model E offers one of the most compact casing available on the market. This gives an exceptional efficiency compared to conventional rotary exchangers with the same casing dimensions.

Compare Heatex rotary heat exchangers here.

Proven Technology
Proven Technology

Thousands of Heatex plate heat exchangers are operating in air handling units all over the world.

Solid Track Record
Solid Track Record

Many years of experience supplying heat exchangers for both commercial and industrial ventilation applications.

Extensive Capabilities
Extensive Capabilities

With production facilities in Europe, the US and China we are always close and accessible.

Proven Technology
Proven Technology

Thousands of Heatex plate heat exchangers are operating in air handling units all over the world.

Solid Track Record
Solid Track Record

Many years of experience supplying heat exchangers for both commercial and industrial ventilation applications.

Extensive Capabilities
Extensive Capabilities

With production facilities in Europe, the US and China we are always close and accessible.

Need customized solutions?

Our flexible organizational structure enables us to work closely with our customers when improving existing and developing new products. We strive to understand our customers’ challenges and provide the best solution and services to each project.

Our skilled and experienced application engineers support our customers during the entire development process.

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