|Location||Netherlands, Aalsmeer area|
|Greenhouse||90,393 m2 greenhouses (2011)|
|Buildings||4,670 m2 corridor & technical areas approx. 1,650 m2 packing building & offices/canteen|
|CHP||1 gas engine, 4.0 MW-e in 2011|
VEK was assigned to develop a nursery, together with the client, with the starting point that the nursery should comply with the philosophy of the grower. This philosophy is based on a minimum use of energy, a closed water circulation system, growing tomatoes without pesticides in an economical efficient way. The project includes greenhouse, unique screening installation, lighting installation, unique design of the office building, packing building with 2 loading docks, CHP system of 4 MW-e, closed water circulation system, energy production and supply to the electricity grid, year round water storage, high tech water technical area, shielding of the grow light, site development, automatic glass cleaning system.
VEK Adviesgroep supervised the whole process, including planning, design (architecture), engineering, tendering & contracting.
Crop: Honey tomatoes
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