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MJ BIZ CON 2017 Recap

Posted by Celia Daly on November 30, 2017 12:00 am
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Two weeks ago, the Surna team headed to Las Vegas to exhibit at the 6th annual Marijuana Business Daily Conference and Expo (MJ Biz Con). We were delighted to participate again this year as MJ Biz is always a significant show, offering new entrants and veterans of the industry alike an opportunity to learn about the latest industry developments.

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1 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: 2017 cannabis, best practices cannabis, building cannabis, cannabis, Cannabis Basics, cannabis business, cannabis climate control, cannabis cultivation, marijuana, MJ Biz Con, MJ Business Daily

What is Hydronic Cooling and Why Should I Care?

Posted by Celia Daly on November 16, 2017 12:00 am
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Choosing the right climate control system for an indoor cultivation facility is a big decision as it is usually the single largest capital expenditure a cultivator will make besides real estate. More importantly, the success of a cultivation operation depends greatly on a cultivators’ ability to create the ideal environment for cannabis to grow. 

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1 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: 2017 cannabis, best practices cannabis, best practices cultivation, Cannabis Basics, cannabis best practices, chilled water, chiller, Efficient design, facility design, hydronic cooling

Easy Maintenance for Cultivation Facilities

Posted by Celia Daly on October 26, 2017 12:00 am
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Designing and building a commercial cultivation facility can be a long and stressful experience. Between obtaining financing, adhering to state and local regulations, finding the ideal real estate and picking a suitable team, the process can feel overwhelming.

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1 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: 2017 cannabis, best practices cannabis, Cannabis Basics, cannabis cultivation, cannabis maintenance, clean room, maintaining cooling, marijuana cultivation, medical marijuana, preventative maintenance

Water Conservation in Cannabis Cultivation

Posted by Celia Daly on October 20, 2017 12:00 am
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The legal cannabis market is growing from nothing to a potential $25 billion industry by 2021. There are now 21 states that have legalized cannabis for medical use and another 8 that have legalized for adult-use, creating one of the fastest growing industries in the country.

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0 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: 2017 cannabis, best practices cannabis, California cannabis, Cannabis Basics, condensate water, construction, efficiency, efficient, Efficient design, efficient growing, water conservation

What is Vapor Pressure Deficit and why does it matter?

Posted by Celia Daly on October 12, 2017 12:00 am
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Vapor Pressure Deficit (VPD) has become a common term among cultivators. Various bloggers and cultivation experts have been weighing in on VPD and why it’s important for growing healthy, high yielding plants. Today we’re going to clarify what VPD is, why it’s important and what you can do to ensure you’re achieving the optimum environment for cultivating cannabis. 

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11 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: 2017 cannabis, best practices cannabis, best practices cultivation, Cannabis Basics, cannabis cultivation, cannabis cultvation, commercial cultivation, dehumidification, efficiency, humidity, vapor pressure deficity

Surna’s own Amanda Luketa becomes a LEED Accredited Professional!

Posted by Celia Daly on September 29, 2017 12:00 am
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Every day, the cannabis industry changes as innovators introduce amazing new ideas and products.  We see this first hand both at our own company and through our customers that work every day to bring quality products to the market. These innovations take dedication which is why we are especially excited about one of our own innovators today.

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0 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: best practices cannabis, building cannabis, California cannabis, cannabis, Cannabis Basics, commercial cultivation, efficiency, efficient, Efficient design, efficient growing, energy efficiency, energy efficient, facility design, Green design, grow design, grow room design, indoor, LEED

Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition: What we learned

Posted by Celia Daly on September 21, 2017 12:00 am
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Last week, the Surna team traveled to Los Angeles to attend the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition. This was our first year exhibiting at this show and we met a lot of great people and attended some interesting talks regarding hot topics in the industry.

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0 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: 2017 cannabis, California cannabis, Cannabis Basics, cannabis cultivation, cannabis cultvation, cannabis engineering, commercial cultivation, CWCBE, efficiency, efficient growing, energy efficiency, ROI, Tradeshow

California’s developing Cannabis industry

Posted by Celia Daly on September 7, 2017 12:00 am
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Cannabis legalization and decriminalization is one of the most interesting topics of this decade. Over the last few years, more states are lifting prohibition either for medical or adult-use. And the results have been astonishing. In just the last eight months alone, Colorado has achieved $620 million in sales and sent $95 million to state coffers . But what Colorado has demonstrated is just the tip of the cannabis iceberg.

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0 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: 2017 cannabis, California, California cannabis, california cultivation, Cannabis Basics, cannabis cultivation, indoor agriculture, indoor climate control, indoor cultivation

Announcing Surna’s new website and brand strategy

Posted by Celia Daly on August 31, 2017 12:00 am
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We know it has been a while since we published a blog post but it’s not without a good reason. In the last several months we have been working diligently to launch a new Surna website and brand strategy to meet the changing cultivation industry.

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0 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: 2017 cannabis, cannabis cultivation, commercial cultivation, Inside Surna, Surna

Creating Best Practices for the Cannabis Industry

Posted by Celia Daly on July 13, 2017 12:00 am
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For many, the cannabis industry is an exciting new world. The days of secret, basement cultivation are behind us and we’re moving into an era of legitimate commercial businesses. Besides the obvious benefits of avoiding prosecution and participating in a legal enterprise, this migration also offers the industry a chance to share ideas and best practices to achieve a quality, consistent and safe product.  

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1 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: 2017 cannabis, ASTM, best practices cannabis, Cannabis Basics, cannabis construction, cannabis cultivation, cannabis engineering, cannabis standards, compliance, engineering for cannabis, engineers

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