Black Evaporative Cooling Pads and Fans

With more and more producers building or retrofitting to black curtain houses there is a significant amount of interest in getting the areas near the evaporative cooling pads and tunnel fans darker. The light entering a house through evaporative cooling pads and exhaust fans can result in a these areas of the house being 10 to 100 times brighter than the remainder of the house. The higher light intensities near the pads and fans lead to a significant increase bird activity in these areas of the which of course is something producers are trying to limit in these houses in the first place.



Year Volume Number Categories
2001 13 10