“All the Rage: Converting to a Greenhouse”

Are you ready for a greenhouse? urban-gro’s cannabis lighting product expert and VP of Lighting Product Solutions, Shelly Peterson will be presenting at the Spring Marijuana Business Conference & Expo in Orlando, FL taking place May 9 – 11, 2016 in Orlando, FL. Her topic is “All the Rage: Converting to a Greenhouse.” If you are wondering why only now, has …

Cannacon 2016: Trends and Topics and Takeaways

urban gro’s team represented the company and the industry at CannaCon in Seattle February 18 – 20. Shelly Peterson, VP of Lighting Product Solutions, spoke on a panel addressing sustainable cultivation practices. Both Shelly Peterson and J.Chander, VP of Cultivation Technologies, along with team members, met with grow facility owners and cultivators to discuss how urban gro’s products can help them …

Connect with urban-gro at CannaCon Seattle

urban-gro is participating at CannaCon Seattle February 18-19-20. urban-gro is exhibiting at booth 209 where urban-gro’s cannabis cultivation, IPM and lighting experts, including J. Chandler and Shelly Peterson, are meeting with attendees to discuss their commercial growing needs. Shelly Peterson is also presenting a seminar on Technology – Lighting on “Cultivation Light & its impact on the Power Grid”. With …

Marijuana’s Electric Bills Are Sky High

urban-gro’s Shelly Peterson, Vice President of Lighting Sales, is interviewed by Inside Energy on how to reduce a grow facility’s energy consumption.   Video produced by Vicky Collins. Filmed and edited by Dennis Flippen. Marijuana is Colorado’s newest cash crop. Between January and June of 2015, more than 112,000 pounds of bud were sold in the state. The Denver Post …

Supplementing lighting for greenhouses

Fall is officially here! With the days getting shorter, commercial greenhouse growers are looking for supplemental lighting solutions to increase their yields. Garden & Greenhouse offers an overview of lighting solutions in their October 2015 issue. If you are looking for lighting solutions for your greenhouse (or indoor facility), please contact Shelly Peterson, VP of Sales – Lighting. You can …

P.L. Light Systems introduces Lightshine reflector cleaning service in North America

The commercial greenhouse industry has seen significant innovation over the past few years. The greenhouse of today looks remarkably different to those considered to be at the cutting edge of design just a decade ago. The most significant innovations have been in greenhouse technologies—driven by increasing energy and labor costs. Growers have realized the advantages of investing in equipment and …

PL Light Systems Releases the HSE NXT2 277v and 240v

PL Light systems just released the HSE NXT2 277v and 240v, the pinnacle of 1000w horticulture fixture design. The HSE NXT2 takes into account not only the most advanced electronic ballasts, but utilizes a new aluminum body. This fixture is designed for years of maintenance free operation. The aluminum ballast compartment with built in heat fins reduce the drivers operating …

Spring Cleaning: Time to Clean Your Reflector

P.L. Light System’s Reflector Cleaning Instructions: 1. Carefully remove the reflector from the fixture. Flush the reflector with water both inside and out to remove residues or environmental contamination. Spraying the reflector with a low powered hose works great for this step. This initial step removes the majority of the dust and dirt found on the reflector.  2. Fill a …