For each project area, a Computerized Frost Analysis is offered, thereby eliminating much of the guesswork and overspending that often accompanies the purchase of frost protection.
VIRTUALLY MAINTENANCE FREE!
This aesthetic, low profile unit is easily owner-installed and maintained.
Shur Farms Cold Air Drain® is stand alone frost protection, or may be used in conjunction with water, wind machines, and heaters to enhance their benefits. The Cold Air Drain® is available in 3 sizes (covering approximately 2-16 acres) and has numerous power options (tractor PTO, gasoline engine, electric motor, temperature controlled auto-start).
DOESN'T CAUSE DAMAGE!
Unlike wind machines and sprinklers, the Cold Air Drain® can be run all night without causing damage during a winter freeze or changing weather conditions.
Integrated forklift/tractor brackets provide complete portability for easy unloading and transporting in and out of the field.
LOW OPERATING COST!
Shur Farms Cold Air Drain® has the lowest operating costs of any active frost protection method. Most systems will have a 100% payback in the first year of operation.
NO MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS!
The Cold Air Drain® is easily owner-maintained.
MINIMIAL SITE PREP!
All Cold Air Drain® units are built on a metal skid and are freestanding. No cement pad is needed.
The Cold air Drain® arrives almost fully assembled and is easily put in place using a standard forklift or tractor.
EVENS BUD BREAK!
The Cold Air Drain® evens out temperatures and bud break.
The Cold Air Drain® #1550 uses just approximately 1 gallon of fuel per hour.
The Cold Air Drain® allows you to start frost protection irrigation systems later and turn off earlier, thereby saving water.
Quiet enough to be used near residential areas, businesses, and roads. (Please see the Decibel Levels page for details.)
Power units and fuel tanks are low emissions and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-certified.
COMMITTED TO MAKING THE BEST PRODUCT!
Ongoing research at the Shur Farms® facility and in the field is done to ensure quality products and services meet changing needs and regulations. Shur Farms Frost Protection® also works closely with growers, agricultural associations, academics, and government and nonprofit organizations to improve products, teach safe frost protection techniques, and help address local sustainability issues.
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