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Renewable heating project delivers both heating and passive cooling for RAGT seeds


Renewable heating project delivers both heating and passive cooling for RAGT seeds

Renewable heating expert Finn Geotherm has completed an innovative installation for leading European agricultural plant breeder RAGT Seeds in Cambridgeshire, to deliver both heat and passive cooling with significant energy savings.

RAGT’s initial brief was to reduce the heating costs for its six glasshouses, which are used for developing new crops. LPG had previously been used to heat the glasshouses which, with a U value of around six, meant the boiler was in constant use in winter, leading to issues with fuel supply and heat distribution as the system couldn’t keep up with the heat being generated.

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