CANNAINVESTOR Magazine December / January 2016 - Page 51

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Customer Case: The Grove

Check out the video above to hear Kevin Biernecki,master grower at The Grove, explain why they chose Heliospectra lights.

The Grove is a 44,000 square foot medical marijuana facility located in Las Vegas, Nevada. From clones to flower, The Grove is an organic grow operation dedicated to producing all-natural medicines, including marijuana concentrates and edibles. The new cutting-edge, eco-friendly indoor grow and production facility features over 600 Heliospectra LX601C LEDs, illuminating four double-tiered, vertical flowering rooms and a triple-tiered, vertical vegetative room. Heliospectra helped the Grove set up lighting conditions to mimic the natural cycles of day and night during harvest season, thereby maximizing growth and minimizing energy consumption.

RESULTS:

-40 percent direct energy savings compared to HPS lighting

-Capital outlay for HVAC reduced by 50 percent

-Decreased carbon footprint

-THC levels of 31% and Myrcene levels of 13%