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[Press Release] Addressing Cannabis Industry’s Carbon Problem

California Lightworks leads industry-wide on reducing cannabis industry’s energy consumption FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Jonathan Lockwood (jonathan@lookinla.com) Mon., Sep. 20, 2021 CANOGA PARK, Calif.—Indoor cultivation of cannabis consumes tremendous amounts of electricity and causes high greenhouse gas emissions. California Lightworks, an LED manufacturer, says the cannabis industry can increase yields, decrease costs, and reduce climate… Continue reading [Press Release] Addressing Cannabis Industry’s Carbon Problem

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The State Of The Lighting Market: What The Numbers Tell Us

Since 2016, the Cannabis Business Times has published a “State of the Lighting Market” report. The study uses a leading third-party research organization, Readex Research, to ask cultivators questions about what matters most to them in a lighting system, as well as details about their set-up and growing practices. As we continue to learn about… Continue reading The State Of The Lighting Market: What The Numbers Tell Us

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Cannabis Trends That Will Dominate in 2021

The cannabis market is changing fast. With legalization on the rise and possible reforms pending, 2021 and 2022 are poised to be game changers for the industry. In 2020, the global legal marijuana market was valued at $9.1 billion. That number is expected to grow fast in the coming years, with experts predicting a compound… Continue reading Cannabis Trends That Will Dominate in 2021

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White Light Theory – Debunking one of Growing’s Biggest Myths

Growing with “white light” is a trend that’s been rising of late, at least in grower-targeted marketing, with proponents insisting that white light grows better crops than a traditional LED set-up, largely balanced between red and blue light. But what exactly is white light? And is there any legitimacy to the theory? The latter’s answer… Continue reading White Light Theory – Debunking one of Growing’s Biggest Myths

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[Case Study] Grow Ohio – Testing Our LEDs Against The Competition

Based in Columbus, Grow Ohio is a cannabis cultivator and processor dedicated to providing safe & consistent medical marijuana that meets the same strict standards as pharmaceutical medication. Their operations have grown quickly over the years, leading Grow Ohio to look for new ways of maximizing efficiency, without sacrificing any quality. A big part of… Continue reading [Case Study] Grow Ohio – Testing Our LEDs Against The Competition

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Growing At Scale: Greenhouse Vs. Indoor Cultivation

For a long time, many growers – and buyers – operated under the assumption that plants grown indoors had clear-cut advantages. Indoor growth allows more control over factors such as light spectrum, temperature, and humidity and also eliminates the need for pesticides. However, the more we learn about the science behind growing, the more we… Continue reading Growing At Scale: Greenhouse Vs. Indoor Cultivation

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LED Optics: What You Need To Know

Every light source requires an optic to work properly. According to Architecture Magazine, a compact fluorescent lamp can lose up to 70% of light when paired with an inadequate optic. LED fixtures are no different. In order to take advantage of the light’s touted advantages – including increased efficiency – the proper optic is key.… Continue reading LED Optics: What You Need To Know

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Your Guide To Light Plans

Light plans have become an important tool in the LED lighting industry in recent years. When designing your grow space, the correct placement of light fixtures is vital for plant health and yield. Software programs now exist that allow manufacturers to make rough models that map levels of light intensity at different points in a… Continue reading Your Guide To Light Plans

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How To Choose Drivers For Your LEDs

When you are first learning about LED technology, drivers can be among the most confusing aspects of light fixtures. A driver is an electrical device that regulates power in an LED fixture and is a crucial component of an LED’s operating system. An LED’s forward voltage – the amount of volts a diode requires to… Continue reading How To Choose Drivers For Your LEDs

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