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Building Technology, Lighting

LED Lighting Crucial for Sustainable Urban Farming

19 Jul , 2016  

Why LEDs have a key role in the horticulture revolution Lux, July 11, 2016 Since the discovery was made that the spectrum of light offered to plants can change plant properties (for example, blossom and fruit growth rates), there has been an enormous increase in the interest shown by the horticultural industry in LEDs. This […]

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Building Technology, Emerging Technology, Lighting

Lighting and Indoor Agriculture

12 Jan , 2016  

indoor agriculture

Todd Winner for Zondits. January 12, 2016. Image credit: fotobias The retail marijuana market is booming. Among the 23 states that have legalized cannabis for medicinal purposes, as well as the 4 states (and Washington D.C.) that have legalized cannabis for recreational use, the demand is rising. And with other states currently looking to legalize […]

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Building Technology, Whole Building

Smart Greenhouse Growers Turn to New Advances in Technology

30 Sep , 2015  


Getting smarter Hydroponics & Greenhouses, October 2015. Image credit: syahirhakim The smart greenhouse market, based on technology, is broadly segmented into heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), LED grow lights, communication technologies, irrigation systems, material handling, valves and pumps, control systems, and other areas. HVAC According to industry experts, the heating requirements of a greenhouse depend […]

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