Tag Archive for: Dairy

This NCAT ATTRA publication provides an overview of how dairy farms can implement efficiency improvements and energy-saving technologies that can reduce energy consumption and energy-related costs. The publication includes details on the milking process, milk cooling systems, heating water and lighting.

The article concerns the performance of a solar water heater with gas backup and an air-source heat-pump water-heater at a dairy farm in Ireland. The publication discusses the heater’s affect on energy efficiency and it’s relation to renewable energy, emission and target interactions as identified in the document.