Located in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia, and operating 3.0 hectares of greenhouse space, Den Haan Greenhouses is a family business that started in 1963 and continues to this day producing tomato and high-wire cucumbers for the Atlantic Canada market. Due to insufficient natural light levels during winter months, meeting year-round demands of Loblaws, Sobeys and Costco for locally grown fresh produce presented Den Haan with a challenge and an opportunity. Luke Den Haan, CEO, says one of his biggest challenges has been access to “cheap” power. High electricity prices, he says, made switching to LED lighting a no-brainer.
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