Growing Colorado Cannabis Is Energy Hungry Work, But Innovation Could Change That
Inside a nondescript warehouse south of I-70 in Denver, Nick Hice opens a door into a large room holding a few hundred cannabis plants.
Legal Marijuana Sales Hit $5.4 Billion in 2015, Report Says
It’s not just heat lamps in closets and nickel bags anymore: Marijuana is getting some respect as legal sales take off.
CU students partner with Boulder’s Surna to build greener grow house
Nine senior engineering students at the University of Colorado are teaming with local business Surna to design a scale model of the company’s new hybrid building for cannabis growers.
Stephen Keen Explains Surna’s Cannabis Growing Technology
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CFN Interview with Tae Darnell, Principal Executive Officer, Surna Inc. (SRNA)
America’s Renewed Manufacturing Sector and Its Cannabis Connection
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She’s driven by a work ethic that was engrained in her as a child and she’s outstandingly intelligent
3 Signs the Marijuana Business is Booming
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Surna’s Leadership Shift Marks New Phase of Growth
Surna Inc. recently announced that Bryon Jorgenson will be replacing Tom Bollich as the company’s CEO
Legal Marijuana Growers Are Moving From Warehouse To Greenhouse, And Technology Firms Are Capitalizing On The Shift
Making the Pot Business a Little Greener
Hezekiah Allen was given his first hard lesson in the weed business back in July 1992.
Commercial cannabis grows are ready to rise in the United States, but energy consumption does not have to rise with them. While there are those behind the legalization movement…
Surna is clearly positioning itself as a leading firm in one of the most intriguing growth areas of the overall industry in its immediate future – from policy to on-the-ground implementation.
Some Silicon Valley venture capitalists are high on the profit potential of pot. “This is the fastest growing industry in America,” says Troy Dayton, CEO of ArcView Group.
Is it easier to work out a profitable deal with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, or to run a business the federal government still considers illegal? Tom Bollich doesn’t hesitate in his answer.
If you ever played FarmVille on Facebook, you have Tom Bollich to thank. But these days the visionary gamer is working in a new pasture: legalized marijuana.
When you think of an industry, you might think of automotive, fashion, medical or biotech that is expected to be worth $1.2 trillion by 2020 according to PWC.
While the tech industry soldiers on mightily in search of disruptive, game-changing, plays, a few brave souls have taken the proverbial off-ramp in search of the next big thing.
Brandy Keen, vice president of sales at Surna (SRNA), observes that her industry has a mixture of women from traditional and non-traditional professional backgrounds.
CNBC’s Jane Wells reports on Zynga and Surna founder Tom Bollich’s efforts to reduce power usage and water usage in the process to grow marijuana.
Recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado and Washington. More states are considering the move, setting the stage for a potential gold rush that could rival prohibition.
Surna’s ultimate goal is to push the boundaries of the industry itself, maximizing yield and experimenting with different potencies and their health benefits.
He’s certainly not someone who tiptoes around the outer edge, he’d much prefer a more bold approach and his company’s mission being to ‘bring disruptive technology to the industry’…
After revolutionizing the gaming industry, Zynga co-founder Tom Bollich, is now focusing on bringing disruptive technology to the marijuana growing industry.
Surna has introduced an energy-efficient climate-control system that uses chilled water. The system pipes a circuit of cooling water through the grow to regulate humidity.
Bollich is the chief executive of Surna Inc., a Boulder, Colo.-based maker of indoor climate control systems for commercial marijuana growing operations.
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