Ventilation

Ventilation Explained - Part 2

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Ventilation Explained Part 2 - Venting your lighting systems Now that we are in the grips of a hot summer, one of the most frequently asked questions from our customers is on cooling HID (High Intensity Discharge) lighting systems. There are a many methods that can be used to adequately cool your lighting system. We will be looking at a few types of setups that can be used in small to large grow rooms. Air Cooled Reflectors  Air-cooled lighting involves the use of inline fans and ducting to extract heat away from the lamp and out of the growing area....

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Ventilation Explained - Part 1

Posted by BTN Admin on | Tags: Tutorials , Ventilation

Part 1 - Ventilating your growing area Correctly ventilating your growing area is a vital part of greenhouse/grow room design. Adequate ventilation in the grow room is important for a number of reasons – temperature, humidity, disease and odor control, and fresh/stale air exchange. The calculations that are used to correctly design a ventilation system can be quite complex and require numerous known variables. The purpose of this article is to simplify these calculations while helping you to better understand grow room ventilation.   How to size your exhaust fan There are many calculations on the web for sizing a...

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