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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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[Case Study] Island Breeze Ranch – MegaDrive™ Lighting Technology

Renovating an old building for any purposes is always tough – especially when it comes to dealing with the complexities of installing lighting. Island Breeze Ranch in Carpinteria, California discovered this in 2020 when they decided to remodel a 30 year old greenhouse and turn it into a full-scale production facility for cannabis growth. Once… Continue reading [Case Study] Island Breeze Ranch – MegaDrive™ Lighting Technology

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Introducing MegaDrive™ Greenhouse Lighting Technology

Supplemental lighting is a key component of any greenhouse, and our goal at California Lightworks is to provide customers with the most efficient lighting systems possible. That’s why we’re so excited to introduce our MegaDrive™ Greenhouse Lighting Technology. The MegaDrive is a smart LED greenhouse lighting system that consists of a 10-kilowatt central power supply… Continue reading Introducing MegaDrive™ Greenhouse Lighting Technology

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6 Essential Greenhouse Electrical Design Considerations

Your greenhouse electrical design should consider not just your immediate needs, but also long-term goals. You need to be equipped for expansion—if that’s your dream. And you want to be ready to take advantage of any energy-saving opportunities. Above all, your greenhouse electrical design must serve your greatest goal: Cultivating a robust crop through well-selected… Continue reading 6 Essential Greenhouse Electrical Design Considerations

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How Do You Maintain Greenhouse Temperature?

An optimized, consistent greenhouse temperature is essential for healthy grows. The wrong temperature can compromise your humidity levels, cause your plants to stretch, or promote mold. Inconsistency causes stress for your crop. Greenhouse temperature even affects your plants’ ability to properly absorb CO₂. This is why you must consider the climate inside your facility when… Continue reading How Do You Maintain Greenhouse Temperature?

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[Case Study] New Greenhouse LED Grow Lights at Harborside Farms

Greenhouse LED grow lights are no longer a nice-to-have feature for today’s greenhouse grower. In order to compete in a fast-advancing industry, commercial greenhouses must have supplemental lighting. No one understands this fact better than the team at the iconic Harborside Farms. As one of the most respected growers in the industry, Harborside Farms is… Continue reading [Case Study] New Greenhouse LED Grow Lights at Harborside Farms

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Why California LightWorks Only Uses Osram LEDs

At California LightWorks, we exclusively use Osram LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) on all our SolarSystem® and GH Pro series fixtures. Osram has long been a leader in LED technology. Their components are known for efficacy, power, durability, and longevity. In a word, Osram LEDs represent premium quality. This is why we at California LightWorks use… Continue reading Why California LightWorks Only Uses Osram LEDs

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How Do I Create a Successful Greenhouse Light Plan?

If you are thinking about installing new supplemental lighting or upgrading lighting in a greenhouse, you need a successful greenhouse light plan. Getting a light plan design is one of the key steps to getting the best outcome. When developed by an experienced professional, a successful greenhouse light plan answers many important questions, such as:… Continue reading How Do I Create a Successful Greenhouse Light Plan?

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The Top 10 Lighting Challenges for Cultivation Operations

There are dozens of elements that can complicate the cultivation process. But few are as complex—or as hotly debated—as lighting. Both indoor and greenhouse growers invest hours of research, calculations, and experimentation to find the right lighting for their facility. They weigh everything from the needs of their plants to the needs of their budget.… Continue reading The Top 10 Lighting Challenges for Cultivation Operations

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