Radiation, or light, is the most basic aspect of horticulture. Plants require light, at varying amounts and spectrums, in order to properly photosynthesize and develop. But radiation also impacts heating, humidity and energy requirements.

Hydroponic Climate Control – Greenhouse & Indoor

Hydroponic Climate Control – Greenhouse & Indoor Hydroponic climate control is similar to any other type of controlled environment agriculture. However, the lack of soil presents new challenges, and carries more risk. So, the need for tight control over all growing aspects, including climate parameters, is much greater. Read More ›

How to Reduce Greenhouse Light Pollution

How to Reduce Greenhouse Light PollutionIn many places in N. America and Europe, residents are complaining about light pollution, in the form of bright purple lights covering the nighttime sky. These strange lights aren’t a mystery, they come from greenhouses. Most commonly, cannabis greenhouses. These complaints are now moving Read More ›

Designing an Energy Efficient Greenhouse (feat. Hortinergy)

How to Design an Energy Efficient GreenhouseGrowing in a greenhouse has many benefits. The ability to harness natural sunlight, while still controlling the environment is critical for modern cultivation. But operating a greenhouse is energy intensive, especially when they aren’t designed to be energy efficient. Designing a greenhouse is Read More ›

Why Dehumidifiers are Complementary to Greenhouse Lights

How and Why Dehumidifiers are Essential Complementary Tools to Greenhouse LightingGrowers around the world use lights to increase their production. Indoor grow rooms require artificial lights, as a substitue to sunlight. But many greenhouse growers use supplementary lights as well, to lengthen the day, increase radiation intensity, or to Read More ›

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