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Case Study: Olympia, WA

Washington state legalization of recreational cannabis (i-502) Tier 1 grower. This grower looks to solve their poor heat management under T5 light fixtures and their poor root development under T5 fixtures

Objectives

  • Heat management
  • Energy and cost savings
  • Better root development
  • Increase or maintain cannabinoid levels

Environment

  • Clone & veg cycles under T5HO vs under FGI LED lightbar series

ROOT DEVELOPMENT IN CLONE/VEG UNDER LED

Before

After

The following three lab reports are under LEDs. The grower said the THC was relatively unchanged compared to his HPS, however, he was very enthusiastic about the dramatic increase in cannabinoids.

Strain Britt Sour Diesel Mr. Nice Guy
Parameter%%%
Δ9THC20.9821.1020.25
CBD<0.01<0.014.00
CBN<0.011.982.36
CBC<0.014.064.99
THVC<0.01<0.013.51
CBG<0.017.834.28
Total Cannabinoids20.9834.9639.39
Total THC20.9821.1020.25

Increase of 2x under LED

DRY WEIGHT YIELD LBs PER PLANT
HPS Only.125
LED/HPS Hybrid.250

Summary

Results:

  • 27% increase in finished product yield
  • 47% less energy consumed
  • 48% increase in conversion efficiency from electrical power to finished product