Entries by SpecGrade Grow

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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with Well-Designed LED Marijuana Grow Lights

The modern world is hyper-focused these days on reducing our output of environmentally harmful carbon emissions caused by the burning of fossil fuels to produce electricity. Regardless of the climate change debate and the various talking points on alternative energy production, the simple truth for most cultivation facilities is that any technological advancement that allows […]

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How Advanced Optics Improve the Uniformity of LED Grow Lighting

As the cannabis industry goes mainstream and legalization sweeps North America, professional cannabis growers are finding themselves standing alongside horticulturalists on the forefront of urban food production in determining the most effective means of producing bountiful harvests indoors in a cost-effective manner. With inefficient and poorly assembled LED fixtures flooding the market, it’s important to […]

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How the Verta’s Low Profile Allows for Condensed Stacking in Vertical Farming Operations

Vertical farming operations are about to take the world by storm, and we’re ready to ride the wave. As a source of hope and innovation for food production the world over, vertical farms have made tremendous strides in the improvements of hydroponic nutrition, vegetation, lighting, and condensed stacking in vertical racks. Bloomberg commented last fall […]

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SpecGrade LED Achieves UL8800 Certification for Horticultural Lighting Equipment

In any technology industry, safety and performance certifications from reputable third party investigators and testing labs are important for establishing trusted standards within the industry. Relatively few of these certifications have existed for horticultural lighting until quite recently. One of these valuable new seals of approval for LED grow lighting equipment is the UL 8800, […]

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Design Lights Consortium Adds SpecGrade LED to their Qualified Products List for Energy Rebates

The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) is an independent third party certification body to which most utilities will commonly refer before awarding any of those highly coveted energy rebates. The DLC recently rolled out criteria specific to horticulture, which utilities and legal bodies can use to set energy efficiency standards and incentives for cultivators. Before putting a […]