|Location||United Arabic Emirates|
Client operates a greenhouse complex in Dubai. The harsh climate resulted in difficulties to reach the expected production levels in the plastic film greenhouse. Also some of the film greenhouses were damaged after a storm. Client approached VEK to make a functional design of a modern glass greenhouse including estimation of capital investments. Also part of the assignment was to work up the design to be able calculate the operational costs as part of a business plan to convince investors to step in.
Project started with an investigative visit by a VEK specialist. Together with the Dutch team of engineers, a tailored project was put together to satisfy the special conditions (climate, crops, water-saving issues).