Erik Runkle at LED Research Summit

February 28, 2017

Highlights From the First-Ever LED Lighting Research Summit

Leading horticulture researchers explored new innovations in emerging agriculture when Colorado State University and Philips Lighting convened an inaugural Research Summit on LED lighting in horticulture.

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LumiGrow Gerbera feature

February 1, 2017

How Lighting Companies Are Tackling Plant Quality

Working with researchers and growers, three suppliers have learned how effective lighting can lead to healthier crops.

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LED lights used in greenhouse

November 4, 2016

Evaluating Greenhouse Supplemental Lighting For Young And Finished Plant Production

Researchers at Purdue and Michigan State University compare young and finished plant production under LED toplighting and HPS lamps to determine which source is most effective.

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October 27, 2016

5 Things Cannabis Growers Should Look For In A Light Deprivation System

From automation to installation, here are five things you need to know when adding a light deprivation system to your cannabis greenhouse.

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October 24, 2016

Study Shows Effectiveness Of Growing Cannabis Under LED Lighting

The study, conducted by the Wageningen University & Research Centre in The Netherlands, shows some varieties of cannabis plants grown under LED lighting may produce more medicinally active substances than if they had been grown under other intensive lighting systems.

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nc-state-solar-cell-greenhouse

October 3, 2016

North Carolina Researchers Studying Solar Cells For Greenhouse Lighting

Researchers from North Carolina State University and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill are launching a project to develop next-generation greenhouses with built-in solar cells that make use of the entire spectrum of solar light.

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September 27, 2016

Check Out The Latest In Lighting Technology For Greenhouses

Manufacturers are developing several innovative lighting systems that can help growers save on energy efficiency, while improving plant quality. Here’s a look at some of their newest offerings.

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led-toplighting-from-erik-runkle

September 21, 2016

How To Determine The Economic Viability Of LED Lighting

You can decide whether LED lighting is right for your operation by considering seven important factors that impact return on investment.

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Easter lilies under leds at CSU

July 10, 2016

Philips Horticulture Partners With Light4Food To Supply LED Lighting For Vertical Farms

Light4Food, which designs, produces, and mounts sustainable closed cultivation systems, stands to benefit from working with lighting experts at Philips.

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April 23, 2016

Light Matters In Greenhouse Structures

The design of your greenhouse structure, in terms of light transmission, can have a powerful impact on your bottom-line profits.

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Philips LED Lunar Greenhouse

March 29, 2016

Philips Lighting And University Of Arizona Study Shows LED Systems Ideal For Growing Food In Space

A collaboration between Philips And The University of Arizona found that using energy-efficient LED lighting in a prototype lunar greenhouse resulted in an increased amount of high-quality edible lettuce while dramatically improving operational efficiency and use of resources.

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January 19, 2016

Tips For Cherry-Picking The Right LED Lighting Solution For Your Greenhouse

If you want to find the right LED lighting solution for your greenhouse, start with these tips from top lighting manufacturers.

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