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Cultivating Consistent Quality in Cannabis

Posted by Celia Daly on May 19, 2017 12:00 am
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Cannabis is one of the North America’s newest and most promising industries. It is now medically legal in 29 states and recreationally legal in 8 states, with even more allowing CBD for certain medical conditions. A recent poll also shows that close to 60% of American support legalized cannabis and Canada is taking cannabis even further, introducing legislation to federally legalize the plant in 2018. All of this indicates a trend away from prohibition toward a regulated market. And yet, some are still wary of cannabis. 

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1 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: 2017 cannabis, best practices cannabis, building cannabis, Cannabis Basics, cannabis climate control, cannabis cultivation, cannabis hvac, chiller, climate, climate control, commercial cultivation, compliance, cooling, cultivation, cultivation equipment, cultivation technology, environment, environmental control, HVAC, indoor climate control, indoor cultivation, marijuana, marijuana cultivation, medical marijuana

Grow as you grow: Scaling climate control systems

Posted by Celia Daly on April 13, 2017 12:00 am
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As cultivators and owners know, building out a commercial sized facility takes a lot of time, patience and money but can be extremely lucrative in the long run. Large-scale commercial facilities that are up and running are generating huge profits, mostly in cash. But this type of revenue takes time. To get to a place where a facility can sustain itself financially, owners first must go through the long and expensive process of licensing, permitting, obtaining land and/or buildings and, of course, choosing lighting and environmental control. 

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What You Should Know About The Cannabis Industry

Posted by Celia Daly on January 26, 2017 12:00 am
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Last year, eight new states were added to the ever-growing list of medical and recreational marijuana markets. With that has come a lot of discussion around the industry and its legitimacy and impact. Here at Surna, we’ve seen this discussion play out over and over during the last few months so we wanted to share what we think of the industry and its current and potential impact.

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0 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: 2016 cannabis, 2017 cannabis, cannabis, cannabis cultivation, cannabis industry, cannabis legislation, colorado cannabis, cultivation, economic growth, featured, indoor garden, job creation, medical cannabis, medical marijuana, Our Perspective

How to Effectively Cool your Nutrient Solution

Posted by Celia Daly on January 19, 2017 12:00 am
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Hydroponic systems are becoming increasingly popular in the industry as they’ve been shown to produce greater yields with less pest and fungal issues. We’ve been talking with many cultivators recently who are using hydroponics and need a nutrient cooling solution but are uncertain about how to go about it; so we’ve decided to share what we think are the best practices to grow big, healthy plants in a hydroponic system.

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0 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: cannabis, cannabis cultivation, cultivation, current culture, deep water recirculation, efficiency, featured, Garden Set-Up, hydroponics, indoor garden, maximum yield, undercurrent

Who is Surna?

Posted by Celia Daly on January 12, 2017 12:00 am
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Every week we to put together a blog that we believe brings much needed information to our readers. We really enjoy being able to share all the wisdom we gather in our various daily activities here at Surna to a reader base who will appreciate and use it. However, today we want to do something a little different. This is your warning: we’re plugging Surna today because it’s, well, awesome. And we want to share with you guys why we think Surna is so awesome.

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0 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: cannabis, cannabis cultvation, climate control, cultivation, featured, HVAC, indoor garden, Inside Surna, Surna

What We Learned: MJ Biz Conference and Expo Recap

Posted by Celia Daly on November 22, 2016 12:00 am
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We had a great time in Las Vegas last week for Marijuana Business Daily’s 5th annual Marijuana Business Conference and Expo. The energy was great following such great election results for the cannabis industry. In fact, people were so excited that the show not only sold out its 7,500 tickets, but it sold out an additional 2,500 tickets (and were still turning more people away) making this show one of the largest we’ve ever seen! Ten thousand people showed up proving that the cannabis industry is here to stay.

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0 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: biosecurity, cannabis, cultivation, featured, hybrid, Hybrid building, indoor garden, MJ Biz Con, MJ Business Daily, operating expenses, Our Perspective, Surna, sustainability, Tradeshow, Vegas

Sustainability for your Indoor Garden

Posted by Celia Daly on November 3, 2016 12:00 am
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This is an exciting time for Cannabis. An estimated 84 million Americans will be affected by proposed cannabis legislation on the ballot next week. This is significant for the industry, marking a turning point in our country’s relationship with the plant. However, as more and more states come on board, it is inevitable that cultivation operations will begin multiplying at incredible rates. It is important that this innovative industry approach these new opportunities responsibly and in a way that shows the world that we understand and respect the resource constraints we are facing. The good news is that, because the industry is so young, we have the chance to set standards on how we will utilize resources.

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0 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: cannabis business, cannabis cultivation, climate control, cultivation, efficiency, efficient, energy efficient, featured, Garden Set-Up, growing, indoor garden, LED, Surna reflector, sustainability, sustainable

Indoor Gardens: Managing two distinct environments

Posted by Celia Daly on October 27, 2016 12:00 am
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There are many positives about growing in an indoor, sealed environment. The vast majority of cannabis cultivators rely on this method to maximize output.  Indoor gardens allow cultivators to get multiple harvest per year while reducing exposure to pests, fungus and bacteria.  Further, indoor cultivation eliminates outside conditions as a concern for indoor climate, and ensures a secure operation.

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0 Comments Click here to read/write commentsTopics: cannabis cultivation, cannabis growing, climate, climate control, cooling, cultivation, cultivation equipment, dehumidification, efficiency, environment, Garden Set-Up, growing, humidity, indoor gardening, Surna reflector

Keeping the Garden Clean

Posted by Celia Daly on July 7, 2016 12:00 am
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Protecting the biosecurity of a facility involves a variety of best practices. Instead of explaining what we think is the best way to ensure healthy plants through biosecurity, we’d like to share what some of our clients and partners think.

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What We Learned from the 2016 NCIA Cannabis Business Summit Recap

Posted by Celia Daly on June 30, 2016 12:00 am
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We had a great time in Oakland last week for NCIA’s 3rd Annual Cannabis Business Summit & Expo. This year, the show moved to Oakland, allowing the industry to get a feel of what it will be like when California legalizes adult use.

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