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Albotherm

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At Albotherm we are developing greenhouse shade paints that reversibly transition from transparent to white as outdoor temperatures rise. Our technology works without any electrical input, making it a hassle free and environmentally friendly alternative to electrical cooling solutions.
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Our coatings are tunable to transition temperatures between 0 °C and 45 °C, creating optimal conditions for any crop in any climate. They are water based and are spray applied in the same way as standard chalk based shade paints. Our coating however allows around 18% more light to reach crops on a typical day, increasing crop yields by up to 34%.

Our coatings can also be used for multiple years as they let the full spectrum of PAR light pass through when cold, maximising light levels on cooler days where shade paints would typically block the majority of light. The gradual transition between transparent and white means the level of shading is appropriate to outdoor temperature and it also helps prevent crop stress due to sudden changes in light or temperature.

We are currently seeking partners interested in trialling our technology or working on a joint development project.

 

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