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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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The Best IP Rating For Your LED Grow Lights

Grow rooms can become dirty and wet easily, which can put your light fixtures at risk of  damage. LED lights are expensive. If you want to protect your investment, a light’s IP rating is  an important factor to consider. A single accident – like water accidentally hitting your lights – can render them damaged beyond… Continue reading The Best IP Rating For Your LED Grow Lights

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LED Heat Sinks: What Are They And How Do They Affect Grow Light Performance?

If you are familiar with LED lighting at all, you have likely heard one of their biggest benefits is that they produce little heat. In fact, oftentimes LED advocates will go as far to say LEDs produce “zero heat.” There is some validity to these claims. Due to how LED lights are designed, they are… Continue reading LED Heat Sinks: What Are They And How Do They Affect Grow Light Performance?

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LED Grow Lights Wholesale Program by California LightWorks

California LightWorks has always been proud to work with LED grow lights wholesale partners around the world. We have active wholesalers throughout the U.S. in Canada, and even in Europe, Australia, and Africa. We love that our hard work benefits other businesses as well as our own customers. And now, we’re excited to announce that… Continue reading LED Grow Lights Wholesale Program by California LightWorks

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Has the U.S. Officially Legalized Hemp and CBD?

Does it seem like you can’t get a clear answer on whether the U.S. has actually legalized hemp? That’s because it isn’t a simple yes-or-no question. On December 20, 2018, President Trump signed the 2018 United States Farm Bill into law. This new Farm Bill loosened federal restrictions on hemp cultivation, which effectively legalized hemp… Continue reading Has the U.S. Officially Legalized Hemp and CBD?

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How Can Growers Improve Energy Efficiency in Lighting?

A whopping 72% of growers place energy efficiency in lighting as a top priority in grow light purchasing decisions. That’s according to a recent report published by Cannabis Business Times. If you’re a grower, this is probably not a shock to you. The same study revealed that lighting accounts for more than 50% of energy… Continue reading How Can Growers Improve Energy Efficiency in Lighting?

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LED Grow Light Intensity and Coverage Simplified

Whether you’re new to growing or you’re just new to LED lighting, this fast-advancing technology might have your mind reeling. To make the most of LEDs, you have to understand LED grow light intensity and coverage. And even experienced HID growers have a bit of a learning curve when it comes to LED lighting metrics.… Continue reading LED Grow Light Intensity and Coverage Simplified

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Greenhouse Lighting Design: Essential Considerations

The right greenhouse lighting design can help you achieve outstanding crop quality and higher-than-ever yields. But the wrong lighting choices can hinder your crop and cancel out all the benefits of growing in a greenhouse. Greenhouse cultivation allows growers to enjoy the natural process of plant development. With your greenhouse operation, you can expose your… Continue reading Greenhouse Lighting Design: Essential Considerations

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