This publication by Penn State Extension provides energy saving tips for Dairy Farmers. Included in this document are tips relating to variable speeds on vacuum pumps, pre coolers for cooling milk, tuning vacuum systems and heat recovery from milk-cooler compressors.
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This Wisconsin Public Service publication concerns high-volume low-speed (HVLS) fans as a ventilation option for dairy and livestock farmers. The publication includes information on air velocity related to cow comfort, air velocity obstructions and diagrams showing air velocities in feet per minute.
This NCAT ATTRA publication describes the installation of the heat recovery equipment and provides an analysis of data on humidity and temperature in the winter growing tunnels used in the project. The publication includes details on the trial of a heat recovery ventilation (HRV) system as an alternative to traditional ventialtion in tunnel production. The installation process of the heat recovery equipment is provided.
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.