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Cogen Project Launch & #365Green week 6 wrap-up

Learn more about our Greenhouse CHP installation

 

What a week. Since my last blog, the flood of contest entries has continued and we successfully launched our 2 GE Jenbacher Combined Heat, Power, Water & CO2 plant. With over 250 people in attendance we certainly put forward an impressive event. If you are interested in seeing how the day unfolded, it has been condensed into a video on our Website and YouTube.

The technology behind the Jenbacher engine and catalytic converter for CO2 fertilization can be a little technical.… Read more

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Houweling’s #365Green – Week 4 & 5 wrap-up ‘Green Energy’

Combined Heat, Power & CO2

It is an exciting day for Houweling’s as we will bring our latest green innovation online. We officially unveil our two low emission GE natural gas cogeneration engines, the first US greenhouse installation. These machines are remarkable and will contribute to the State of California’s goal to create 6500 MW of new CHP power generation while reducing our environmental impact and allow us to continue to grow our great tasting tomatoes, which after all is what we do best!… Read more

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Houweling’s #365Green – Week 3 Wrap-up ‘Take Pictures, leave footprints’

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The title for this weeks update came from Veronica H. of Redding, CA. She was sharing her family’s philosophy when in nature, but I think we can all take a lesson from it. Really, no matter where we are and what we are doing we need to take more pictures and leave foot prints instead of waste. That is not Veronica in the above picture, that is Karen S of Lincoln, CA who shared this picture of her vegetable garden.… Read more

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Houweling’s #365Green – Week 2 Wrap-up ‘SIMPLE SOLUTIONS’

San Diego, CA

Every summer, it amazes me how quickly the weeks pass by. Our vines in California and BC are producing more fruit than any other time of year thanks to longer sunny days. Since launching our 365Green contest, it feels like things are moving even faster.

It is inspiring to read the hundreds of sustainability stories being shared via contest entries. What I really like is how simple many of them are; the only cost to put into practice is time and effort.… Read more

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Houweling’s #365Green – Week 1 Wrap-up

Well the first week of our Houweling’s 365Green contest is in the books and I have to say, I was blown away by some of the responses we received.

First-off, I want to congratulate Jacki of Mission, BC our week 1 winner who is very excited to start receiving her tasty tomato care packages in the fall. Jacki reminds us all that sustainability can be a collection of small things done in the home, but the real opportunity is to educate our children about sustainability, to ensure our planet has an enduring future. … Read more

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