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Ensuring Successful Productions of Greenhouse Crops

Temporary Climate Solutions

Regions throughout the world are known for their particular crops because of their climate profiles. North America, for example, is a major producer of sugarcane, almonds and strawberries. Western Asia produces rye, barley and wheat. The Middle East grows saffron and cotton. Thanks to technological advances in horticulture and farming, crops no longer have to be limited to their native geographical locations, climates and seasons. A growing number of regions that depend on food imports are becoming more self-reliable with greenhouses that use temporary climate control solutions that mimic the conditions needed to produce a greater variety of crops. The technologies make food and other goods more abundant in regions affected by poor soil and water scarcity, and deliver seasonal crops to consumers year-round.

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How Humidity and Temporary Climate Control is Protecting Our Foods from Chemical Preservatives

Temporary Climate Solutions

What draws consumers to fresh produce is also what makes it vulnerable to contamination, discoloration, desiccation, textural changes and nutritional losses. Conventional food processing methods help extend the shelf life of fresh goods, but may also introduce chemical preservatives that a growing number of consumers wish to avoid. By implementing the use of climate control solutions from the time workers harvest produce to the time grocers place it on their shelves, the goods will retain their quality in a more organic and marketable fashion.

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The Importance of Humidity Control in Bakeries

Temporary Climate Solutions

In the baking industry, the right conditions give you a competitive advantage. The most successful bakeries have more than the right ingredients and skilled hands. They also use climate control solutions that ensure quality, high yields and the distinctive characteristics that customers seek in their goods. From cakes and crackers to pasta and bread, bakeries create diverse products that require specific ambient conditions for their successful preparation, storage and safe consumption.

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Importance of Climate Control in Food Transportation

Temporary Climate Solutions

In 2011, President Barak Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act, making it one of the most significant food safety laws in over seven decades. The law shifted the focus from responding to food contamination incidents to proactively preventing them. Food safety is a vital consideration during harvesting, manufacturing and packaging processes. An element of equal importance is the quality of storage conditions in regards to transportation. With so many modes of transportation carrying foods with different refrigeration requirements, temporary climate control is essential to preventing dangerous contamination.

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The Fundamentals of Corrosion

Paintings and Coatings, Temporary Climate Solutions

Corrosion is a natural process that occurs when a material reacts to its environment. While some associate the term with the deterioration of metals, it also occurs with ceramics, polymers and composite-mechanical mixtures. Understanding the basics of this phenomenon allows you to take steps to ensure your corrosion control efforts are more effective.

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