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Author Topic: Biomass only (veg oil) generator exaust gas into greenhouse for CO2 enrichment?  (Read 4679 times)
julian
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« on: May 25, 2011, 12:02:29 AM »

I was just reading a comment on the lister forum but it was not really explored.

Obviously exhaust gasses contain more than just CO2 and Water, and, even in a monitored CO2 enhnced greenhouse, the CO2 is only any good when the sun is on full...

Im just wondering if there may be anything in the idea?

Julian
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« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2011, 12:42:40 AM »

wouldn't the carbon monoxide in the exhaust gasses kill the plants ?


there are big greenhouses next to some power plants which use the spill off hot water and co2 from the chimney to help inside the green houses....
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« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2011, 07:26:42 AM »

with some of the Listers I've seen you could end up with 'ready larded toms'  Could make harvest a slippery affair. Grin
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« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2011, 08:11:06 AM »

I agree with the above. The exhaust is not very clean!! and would make a oily mess of the plants and the working environment would be very unpleasant, not to say potentially fatal.
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