Indoor Agriculture Energy Savings Deep Dives
Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
49 slots available
Training Overview:

Workshop #1: INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING (Thurs., June 10, 1-3 p.m.)
Learn how electrical designers can assist efficiency programs in achieving energy savings goals by working with cannabis growers, understanding reasons for expansions, and asking the right questions of growers to inform designs.

Event Benefits:

Learn best practices on a variety of indoor agriculture topics
Understand how to maximize energy savings for cannabis production facilities. Successfully plan infrastructure improvements for horticultural operations
Access the latest research on non-energy benefits of LED horticultural lighting systems and other high-performance technologies

Who Should Attend:

Agriculture Building Owners, Managers, Consultants, EVERSOURCE Engineers, NGRID Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Utility Vendors, and all those interested in the most efficient warehouse and greenhouse cultivation projects.


About RII
Learning objectives
Technologies: Traditional and High-Performance
Transmission & Distribution Planning
Designing for Cannabis Service Upgrades
Grid Impacts
RII Resources
Best Practices Guides
Cannabis PowerScore
Supporting Customers
Case studies
Summary of key learnings and next steps
Open Q&A

Tools & References:

All materials will be available in class.

Gretchen Schimelpfenig, RII Technical & Operations Director and selected members of RII's Technical Advisory Council.
Workshop Cost:
Registration Details:


University of Massachusetts Department of Mach. & Ind. Engineering
160 Governors Dr. Amherst, MA 01003-9265
Attn. Alberto Morales

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