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Grow as you grow: Scaling climate control systems

Posted by Celia Daly on Apr 13, 2017 10:20:18 AM

As cultivators and owners know, building out a commercial sized facility takes a lot of time, patience and money but can be extremely lucrative in the long run. Large-scale commercial facilities that are up and running are generating huge profits, mostly in cash. But this type of revenue takes time. To get to a place where a facility can sustain itself financially, owners first must go through the long and expensive process of licensing, permitting, obtaining land and/or buildings and, of course, choosing lighting and environmental control. 

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Topics: cannabis, Cannabis Basics, cannabis cultivation, cultivation, cultivation equipment, growing indoors, indoor garden, air handler, best practices cannabis, building cannabis, cannabis technology, commercial cultivation, efficient growing, indoor cultivation, indoor growing, marijuana, marijuana cultivation, 2017 cannabis, cultivation technology, indoor agriculture, indoor climate control, cannabis climate control, cannabis hvac, indoor garden hvac, cannabis regulation, cannabis construction, expansion, growth

Correctly Sizing a Cooling System for your Indoor Garden

Posted by Celia Daly on Mar 9, 2017 1:34:49 PM

Designing an indoor garden can be complicated. Cannabis is a new industry and though growers can pull best practices from similar industries, the fact remains that setting up a commercial cultivation facility is complicated and hard to navigate for new entrants. From navigating regulatory requirements to finding an appropriately zoned facility to choosing the right equipment, nothing about this process is simple. As soon as one task is completed, another task needs attention.

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Topics: environmental control, cannabis, Cannabis Basics, cannabis business, cannabis cultivation, cannabis growing, cultivation equipment, dehumidification, increase yield, indoor garden, automation, best practices cannabis, building cannabis, cannabis garden, cannabis technology, chiller, climate, commercial cultivation, construction, cooling, efficiency, energy efficiency, engineering for cannabis, environment, HVAC, indoor growing, ROI, vertical farming, technology, cannabis industry, cultivation technology, indoor climate control, cannabis climate control, cannabis hvac, cooling system, indoor garden cooling, indoor garden hvac

Innovative Cannabis Cultivation Technology

Posted by Celia Daly on Dec 17, 2015 7:36:35 AM

We’ve been talking about new technology for the cannabis industry a lot this year, so we thought we would take the best of our various presentations and combine them into an easy to access blog post.

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Topics: cultivation equipment, featured, Surna reflector, cannabis technology, hybrid, Our Perspective, water management

Cooling: The Removal of Heat

Posted by Celia Daly on Aug 19, 2015 7:59:45 AM

In order to understand the basics of cooling, it is important to understand that cooling involves the removal of heat, not the addition of cold. Technically speaking, there is no such thing as cold, only an absence of heat/energy.

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Topics: cultivation equipment, featured, cannabis technology, chillers, cooling, Garden Set-Up

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