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The Energy Consumption Quandary of Cannabis Growers
Author: Cannabis Now Sponsor  14/07/2018 - 20:00:00

Photos Courtesy of Fluence Bioengineering

A recent study shows Fluence Bioengineering horticulture lighting solutions can help reduce energy spend for indoor growers.

The rapid expansion of indoor cannabis cultivation comes with a unique set of challenges, particularly in states where recreational cannabis is legal and more product is being grown.

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The results of the SMUD study are similar to those that Fluence has found with other growers. Overall, the company’s LED lighting solutions result in less energy spend, increased space for production, and higher yields and quality.

All of Fluence’s LED lighting solutions are designed and built in Austin, Texas. Each series is purposefully designed to deliver uniform broad-spectrum light distribution for a range of grow applications.

  • The SPYDR Series is ideal for vertical farming—from veg to bloom—with an average PPFD up to 1,030 µmol/m2/s over a 4’x4’ canopy. The SPYDR Series is designed at 4.6” thin, with a recommended mounting height just 6” from the top of the canopy.
  • With energy efficiency reaching 2.3 µmol/J and an average PPFD up to 1,085 µmol/m2/s over a 3’x4’ canopy, the VYPR Series is designed for greenhouse and indoor growers as a cost-effective solution.
  • The RAZR Series is designed for the world’s largest and densest vertical farms, offering a cost-effective way to increase yield, quality, and profit margins.
  • The RAY Series features a slim form factor available in three lengths and six spectral options. It’s a utility-player LED fixture ideal for research facilities, vertical farms, side-canopies and intra-canopy light.

To find out how Fluence can help you take your indoor farm to the next level, visit their website.

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