Growing Cannabis? Here is what you need to know about the Daily Light Integral (DLI) for Johannesburg

  • Posted by j4m3s_n1md
  • On 27/01/2020
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  • cannabis lighting, lighting for cannabis
When growing cannabis, supplemental lighting is essential if you are growing in a greenhouse which significantly cuts down the amount of light that actually reaches the plant. To increase the quantity and quality of your cannabis harvest it is recommended that you add supplemental lighting.  Whilst the lights may only be on for a few […]
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Smart Lighting 1.1 – LED lighting manufacturers have developed Internet of Things (“IoT”) platforms for intelligent lighting

  • Posted by j4m3s_n1md
  • On 12/10/2018
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  • cannabis lighting, lighting for cannabis
Some LED lighting manufacturers have developed Internet of Things (“IoT”) platforms for intelligent lighting in order to both advance lighting control and reduce the “silo effect” often evident within many modern buildings.  For example, a single occupancy sensor can be used for lighting control, HVAC control and room status/reservation.  Further, the IoT platform can be […]
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LED Lights for Facilities Managers – Part 2 – Which LED Light should I purchase – Suppliers?

  • Posted by j4m3s_n1md
  • On 03/09/2018
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  • Facilities Managers, LED lighting
Which LED light to purchase is probably the hardest question to answer for any person without experience in LED lighting. Often judging the merits of using LEDs on a specific project is the easy part. Supplier selection and product selection are the hardest parts and the areas of the project that can have most severe […]
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LED Lights for Facilities Managers – Part 1: The True Cost of LEDs

  • Posted by j4m3s_n1md
  • On 30/07/2018
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  • LED lighting
If you are the Operations, Facilities or Maintenance Manager of a building you would more than likely have encountered LED lights by now. While some older lighting technologies are still common such a PL/CFL globes, metal halide globes and T8 fluorescent tubes, these technologies are being pushed out of the market by LEDs due to […]
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Lighting in the Retail Environment

  • Posted by j4m3s_n1md
  • On 16/07/2018
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  • LED lighting, retail lighting
Some of the questions that retailers often grapple with are: How to entice customers to enter the store and make them feel comfortable within the space? How to show product in a manner that most attracts a customer? How to guide customers through the retail space to the pay point? In terms of lighting, the […]
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Intelligent Lighting 1.0

  • Posted by j4m3s_n1md
  • On 26/06/2018
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  • intelligent lighting, luminaires, save energy
There seems to be as many definitions of intelligent lighting as there are lighting manufacturers.  At one end of the spectrum are luminaires that have built-in sensors for motion detection and day-light harvesting.  At the other end, the information collected by these built-in sensors is “back-hauled” into the cloud for processing through the lighting manufacturer’s […]
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