C-PACE Financing for Clean Energy in Greenhouses Source

Elyssa Rothe, Director of Policy & Program Development at Greenworks Lending talks about C-PACE (Commercial – Property Assessed Clean Energy) financing, an affordable solution to the steep upfront costs of installing lighting, […]

Revisiting the Measurement of Light

DOWNLOAD THIS ARTICLE AS A PDF by Dr. A.J. Both The energy source for plant photosynthesis is light. Plants are able to use the energy contained in the photons (light [...]

Supplemental greenhouse lighting during propagation

Light is the driving energy source for photosynthesis and carbohydrate accumulation in plants. During propagation, cuttings and seedlings require a minimum quantity of light to provide the energy for root […]

Power supplies and power distribution options for CEA

Bahram Barzideh, principal Engineer of LED lighting components from Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and Frank Cirolia from Artesyn Embedded Technologies discussed the “Available power supplies and power distribution options for CEA [...]

A Proposed Horticultural Lighting Label

Recent advances in light-emitting diode (LED) technology now provide the horticultural industry with multiple lighting options. However, growers are often unable to compare technologies and LED options due to insufficient […]