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Are you paying too much for electricity? Howard Huy Isn’t.

Howard Huy, owner of Howard Huy Greenhouses, is featured in a new case study video from 360 Energy to explain how a closer look at his energy plan helped him to achieve substantial savings without compromising on the quality of his end product and maintaining his operating schedule and production.

Howard Huy Greenhouses

A section of Huy's 2,200 square meter greenhouse serves as the demo house for Rijk Zwaan. The Dutch seed breeder has several of these locations around the world to showcase their work to local growers. Huy grows 200 varieties of tomatoes, 30-something varieties of peppers, 6 varieties of cucumbers as well as several eggplant crops. All of these varieties are primarily bred for the North American market. Thanks to his connection with Rijk Zwaan, Huy gains much information and experience from fellow growers around the world. This experience is reflected inside his greenhouse; he grows high wire cucumbers year round thanks to supplemental lighting, a very innovative strategy.

In his 'regular' greenhouse, Huy is growing produce that he commercially markets via a local marketer. "On 4 hectares I grow high wire mini cucumbers, 2.5 hectares are used for peppers and on the rest of the acreage we have eggplants", he told us in an earlier interview. "I grow only Rijk Zwaan varieties. It fits the marketers program as well, I’d say 75% of the English cucumbers and 95% of minis are Rijk Zwaan varieties. Same goes for the eggplants; we have Rijk Zwaan's J-Lo, Rihanna, Angela, Beyonce and Lato."

For more information:
360 Energy Inc.
David Arkell

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