Indoor Agriculture Energy Savings Deep Dives
Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
49 slots available
Training Overview:

Workshop #2: NON-ENERGY BENEFITS (Thurs., June 24, 1- 3 p.m.)
Learn how the technologies growers use to accomplish cultivation and post-harvest processes can help improve business outcomes in other ways beyond saving energy.

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.

Agenda:

Workshop #2: NON-ENERGY BENEFITS
About RII
Learning objectives
Non-Energy Benefits for Cannabis Production Facilities
Impacts of High-Performance Lighting and HVAC
Photomorphogenesis
Biomass Yield
Plant Quality Expressions
Costs
CapEx and OpEx
Labor & Maintenance
Risk & Safety
Methodologies
Environmental Setpoints
HVACD Sizing
Lighting Controls
Vertical Racking
Case studies
Summary of key learnings and next steps
Open Q&A

Tools & References:

All materials will be available in class.

Speaker:
Gretchen Schimelpfenig, RII Technical & Operations Director and selected members of RII's Technical Advisory Council.
Workshop Cost:
$0.00
Registration Details:

FREE

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

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