Case Studies

#1

King County, WA
Indoor Facility

#2

Humboldt County, CA
Outdoor Farm

#3

Josephine County, OR
Greenhouse / Mixed Light

#4

Denver County, CO
Indoor Facility

#1

Location:

King County, WA

Cultivation Method:

Indoor Facility

Techniques & Technologies:
  • LEDs in vegetative and flowering
  • Vertical stacking and building automation

Production Efficiency:

58%

1.35 grams / kWh

Facility Efficiency:

83%

243 kWh/ft2 of flower canopy

HVAC Efficiency

100%

65 kWh/ft2 of flower canopy

Lighting Efficiency:

92%

36 W/ft2 of flower canopy

92%

92nd Percentile of Indoor Farms

#2

Location:

Humboldt County, CA

Cultivation Method:

Outdoor Farm

Techniques & Technologies:
  • Planting from seed (no clones & moms, no artificial lights)
  • Dry farming

Production Efficiency:

100%

1048 grams / kWh

Facility Efficiency:

100%

.02 kWh/ft2 of flower canopy

HVAC Efficiency:

100%

0 kWh/ft2 of flower canopy

Lighting Efficiency:

100%

0 W/ft2 of flower canopy

100%

100th Percentile of Outdoor Farms

#3

Location:

Josephine County, OR

Cultivation Method:

Greenhouse / Mixed Light

Techniques & Technologies:
  • Fluorescent and CMH lights in clone / veg; HPS in flowering
  • Conventional HVAC with standalone dehumidifiers
Key Features:

Production Efficiency:

56%

0.845 grams / kWh

Facility Efficiency:

67%

47 kWh/ft2 of flower canopy

HVAC Efficiency

78%

115 kWh/ft2 of flower canopy

Lighting Efficiency:

56%

15 W/ft2 of flower canopy

65%

65th Percentile of Greenhouses

#4

Location:

Denver County, CO

Cultivation Method:

Indoor Facility

Techniques & Technologies:
  • HPS in mom, veg and flowering rooms
  • Conventional HVAC with standalone dehumidifiers

Production Efficiency:

17%

0.154 grams / kWh

Facility Efficiency:

13%

514 kWh/ft2 of flower canopy

HVAC Efficiency:

58%

115 kWh/ft2 of flower canopy

Lighting Efficiency:

20%

71.5 W/ft2 of flower canopy

24%

24th Percentile of Indoor Farms