Engineering for the Cannabis Cultivation Industry: An Interview

Here at Surna, we do a lot of things. But there is one thing at the core of what we do that we don’t talk about much-- our engineering services. Setting up a commercial cannabis cultivation facility inevitably involves engineers-- to help design...

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How to Effectively Cool your Nutrient Solution

Hydroponic systems are becoming increasingly popular in the industry as they’ve been shown to produce greater yields with less pest and fungal issues. We’ve been talking with many cultivators recently who are using hydroponics and need a nutrient...

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Finding the Right Contractor for your Cannabis Cultivation Facility

So, you’ve been working for months to get all your documentation together to get licensed, picked out a space for your facility, found investors, decided on your lighting, climate control, pest control and automation systems and you’re finally...

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Considering your Regional Climate when Choosing Equipment for Cannabis Cultivation

Here at Surna, we’ve been designing facilities for indoor cultivation for close to 10 years and we’ve been excited to watch as new states begin coming online and more people reach out to us for guidance in designing their cultivation facility....

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Sustainability for your Indoor Garden

This is an exciting time for Cannabis. An estimated 84 million Americans will be affected by proposed cannabis legislation on the ballot next week. This is significant for the industry, marking a turning point in our country’s relationship with...

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Indoor Gardens: Managing two distinct environments

There are many positives about growing in an indoor, sealed environment. The vast majority of cannabis cultivators rely on this method to maximize output.  Indoor gardens allow cultivators to get multiple harvest per year while reducing exposure...

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Keeping the Garden Clean

Protecting the biosecurity of a facility involves a variety of best practices. Instead of explaining what we think is the best way to ensure healthy plants through biosecurity, we’d like to share what some of our clients and partners think.

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How to Properly Measure Temperature of an Indoor Garden

The temperature of a cultivation room plays a large role in determining how plants grow and the quality of the final yield. For this reason, it is important to have a reliable climate control system and frequently check the temperature of each...

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The Importance of Moving Air in an Indoor Garden

Basic scientific knowledge tells us that traditionally hot air rises and cold air sinks. The reason hot air rises is because the molecules spread out, making them take up more room, causing them to be lighter. However, other factors can impact...

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A Little Preventative Maintenance Goes a Long Way

Everything in life benefits from routine maintenance - your car, your body, your house. A cannabis cultivation facility is no different. When integrated into the routine, maintenance becomes second nature. But what about the things that only...

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