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.


About RII
Learning objectives
Non-Energy Benefits for Cannabis Production Facilities
Impacts of High-Performance Lighting and HVAC
Biomass Yield
Plant Quality Expressions
CapEx and OpEx
Labor & Maintenance
Risk & Safety
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.

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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