HVAC and lighting:

Reducing energy costs in poultry farming

Electricity is at the core of a poultry farm and one of the most costly inputs associated with the maintenance of good environmental conditions for housing chickens. Optimising HVAC and lighting systems can make a big contribution to helping farmers save energy and reduce operating costs.

Topics in this brochure include:

  • Keeping houses tight.
  • Improving insulation.
  • Maintaining ventilation systems.
  • Installing energy saving lights.
  • Eskom’s national Advisory Service. Call 08600 37566 and leave your name and number and one of our advisors will contact you. Alternatively, ask for a specific advisor to contact you. email address: AdvisoryService@eskom.co.za