The increased cost and scarcity of all fuels have affected the greenhouse owner as badly as any segment of industry. For some, crops have been damaged or lost. For others, it has reduced the margin of profit. Growers, manufacturers, suppliers, horticulturists, engineers and many others have studied the situation thoroughly in order to come up with viable solutions and alternatives for conserving fuel.
Duncan, George A.; Walker, John N.; and Turner, Larry W., "Energy in Agriculture: Energy for Greenhouses Part 1: Energy Conservation" (1979). Agricultural Engineering Energy Series. 19.