Good lighting and proper ventilation will improve farm worker and animal productivity as well as overall safety and building longevity.
Dairy cows produce more milk in winter under good indoor lighting. Good air circulation in dairy barns improves animal health, productivity and staff comfort. Ventilation systems bring in and circulate fresh cool air and exhaust dust, manure gases, odors and excess humidity.
Lighting costs account for up to 20% of energy used in diary operations. [Read more here.]