Holistic Integrated Pest Management for Cannabis Grows

Let’s talk Integrated Pest Management, otherwise known as IPM.  Ceres’ Sunny Kaercher “sat down” virtually with Dan Banks of Lightshade to discuss the basics of IPM. You can find a video interview here. In an effort to make this information more accessible we created a summary of their discussion about Integrated Pest Management and how…

What is the best way to cool a greenhouse during the summer? Fogging vs. Wet Wall

Our goal at Ceres Greenhouse Solutions has always been to provide professional cultivators and hobby gardeners alike with greenhouse designs that are both efficient and effective. This includes designing and supplying environmental control systems that are right for your climate and growing goals. When it comes to environmental controls, a common question we get asked…

3 Signs you Should Invest in a Sealed Cannabis Greenhouse

Cannabis growers today face a huge range of options for growing structures. Traditionally, there are outdoor grows, indoor grow rooms with lights, and year round cannabis greenhouses. More recently, the cannabis greenhouse industry has expanded to include more options ranging from simple hoop houses to advanced hybrid year round greenhouses with insulated side walls, often…

5 Reasons Ceres Designs With Building Information Modeling

BIM (Building Information Modeling) is a 3D modeling process used for design and construction in order to more accurately plan and build structures. At Ceres we use BIM software in order to create the most efficient and comprehensive processes for detailed design plans and analysis tools. There are a multitude of reasons why our use…

What is Quality by Design?

What is QbD? Quality by Design (QbD) is a design approach with a focus on building quality into the original product. A product can be defined as a good, service, information, or an internal process. The QbD process is organized into five major steps: defining the objectives and goals, the discovery of appropriate data, design,…

Benefits of Growing Cannabis in a Sealed Hybrid Greenhouse

Strong odors from cannabis farms can annoy and result in complaints from nearby residents. Many growers struggling with this issue control the smell by spending lots of money on odor mitigation systems such as masking agents or filters. While this is one way to keep happy neighbors, we believe a better solution starts with the…

Calculate Your Energy Savings! About Ceres’ New Greenhouse Energy Calculator

Our data engineers have developed a comprehensive online tool that compares the energy savings of a Ceres sealed greenhouse against a traditional greenhouse design and an indoor grow room. The purpose of the tool is for users to see a breakdown of power consumption and CO2 emission data from those three types of facilities, for…

Bringing the Sun Indoors with Hybrid Design and Innovative Climate Control Technologies

Ceres is not your average greenhouse company.  In fact, we struggle with the word greenhouse because people often think of European glass greenhouses or American style poly film covered hoop houses (high tunnels) when they hear “greenhouse”.  A Ceres Greenhouse is a hybrid, combining climate control aspects of an indoor cannabis grow with the most…

Modular Greenhouse Design, The Smarter Way to Grow Cannabis

More and more cannabis cultivators are choosing to grow in greenhouses rather than indoor warehouses in order to cut down on energy costs and utilize the productivity of the sun. This trend, coupled with industry expansion, has led to the emergence of large-scale commercial cannabis greenhouse complexes. Most of the commercial greenhouse complexes built today…