December 2015 • Information for Argus System Owners
Ultra-Clima Greenhouse controlled by advanced Argus System
Is Casey Houweling going to produce the U.S.'s most sustainable tomato?
By Boy de Nijs, HortiDaily.com, November 19, 2015
Casey Houweling, owner of Houweling’s Tomatoes, recently built a patented Ultra-Clima greenhouse that may produce the U.S’s most sustainable tomato. Connected to PacifiCorp’s Rock Mountain Power Plant, this revolutionary greenhouse will transform normally wasted flue gas from the plant into low-grade residual heat and unlimited CO2 to produce tomatoes year-round.
For such a complex project, a standard greenhouse control system could not meet the project’s operational requirements. Houweling employed the services of Argus Controls to create a tailor-made system to control the entire operation. Houweling; "Their team is extremely flexible. The fact that they are based in North America made them able to achieve results over a relatively short time. What we could probably do in six weeks with Argus, would take us six months to a year to get done with an European supplier."
Argus Is Expanding Its Sales Force
Argus Control Systems Ltd. (Argus) announced today the addition of Morris Brink as Business Development Representative (Western Region). Based in California, Morris will lead Argus’ effort in further developing the market and supporting the company's growing client base of commercial operations across the Western United States...Read More
Daily Light Integral Control Systems
Argus has developed a novel control application specifically for managing and standardizing the total daily light delivered to greenhouse crops. Despite many advances in greenhouse designs and equipment, light is at best a partially controlled variable for most greenhouse horticulture applications....Read More
Cloud Notification Service v2
Receive real-time updates of conditions within your controlled environment. Custom email notifications can be sent out using our Argus Internet Email Server, or your own email server. Receive regular summaries of important system data, alarm logs, sensor data and audit trails....Read More
Choosing the right system
Fertigation is the process of delivering plants nutrients and water to produce a quality crop with higher yields. Employing an automated fertigation system can help growers make informed decisions that can significantly impact water and nutrient usage as well as contribute to reducing disease....Read More
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