Kwekerij Loos, NL, strawberry

Location Netherlands, Lepelstraat
Culture Strawberry
Greenhouse 1.9 ha existing and 1.1 ha new
Advise 2016;
masterplan, design, permits
Start building 2016
Start use 2016

Kwekerij Loos, NL, strawberry

On-site expansion of glasshouses is not always possible. Kwekerij Loos has purchased an existing glasshouse nearby their own premises to grow more premium winter strawberries. The former tomato glasshouse will be renovated by changing the heating and irrigation system and adding a crop gutter system, a grow light installation and blackout screens. A new boiler and heat storage tank has been be build too.

Besides strawberries, this site will be used to grow asparagus as well. The surplus of heat from the strawberry glasshouse will be used to heat the beds of the asparagus.

VEK was involved in making the overall masterplan, technical designs, necessary planning applications for the heat storage tanks and glasshouse.

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