30 years ago the only proper grow lighting excisting was High pressure sodium, Metal Hailide or flourescent grow light. At that time until today, these have been the only solutions for cultivating plants in larger scale. These types of grow light was original invented as lighting for houses and bigger areas like football arenas. The horticulture industry discovered this could be used for lighting up facilities and growing plants. This method of lighting however is very expensive in energy consumption and maintance because of the low life cycle of both bulbs and transformers. The earlier models of LED grow light chips was not very efficient and the research in the field was of very bad quality. In the past 2 years we have seen a exponential rise in knowlegde and efficiency. LED grow lights have become twice as efficient in energy consumption than traditional grow lighting, which finally makes it interesting as a new investment opportunity.
Every plant have different needs of lighting in both spectrum colour and micromole intake. Therefore it is very unproductive, if you do not specify the light, to the specific plant you are growing. Until recent years this has been the norm of the industry because other solutions was not excisting. Traditional grow lighting is either yellow or white; which means the most of the spectrum is producing yellow and orange light in High Pressure Sodium grow light bulbs, which the plants use very little of in the need to create photosynthesis. Metal Hailide grow light is white grow light which consist of a broader colour spectrum with more green light. Plants usually use blue and red to create photosynthesis and not much green and yellow. To give you an idea; The red is 3 times more used by the plant than the blue. The difference in the spectrum is clear; Red gives higher plants with larger space between the internodes while blue creates small bushy plants with less space between internodes.
When combining this knowlegde with the specific need of each plant specimen, you can create specific spectrums which is optimized for optimal growth. This is what we specialize in and why we can optimize your way of growing plants into becomming more productive and competitive. Our partners in the field are specialists with more than 20 years of combined knowlegde and research.