Of all the factors that can affect the quality and vase life of cut flowers, temperature and humidity are some of the most important. Most growers will rely on a cool room at some stage during the process of getting flowers from the field or greenhouse and out on the next part of their journey to the customer.

By thinking about how you can make your cool room and operations more efficient, you can save energy – and this will mean more money in your pocket.

Although different flower growing businesses vary greatly in size, scope and equipment requirements, there are some basic principles of efficient temperature management that are generally common to all.

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