Shade curtains help reduce the energy load on a greenhouse crop during warm and sunny conditions and they help reduce heat radiation losses at night. Energy savings of up to 30 percent have been reported, ensuring a quick payback period based on today’s fuel prices. Movable curtains can be operated automatically with a motorized system that is controlled by a light sensor and/or timer.
Curtain materials are available in many different configurations. There are some types of screens:
The main characteristics of the system:
Film fabric resistants to UV radiation.