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…

An Introduction to Vapor Pressure Deficit

How well do you understand temperature and relative humidity? By Harry Connor Vapor Pressure Deficit (VPD) is used by growers to assess how dry the air is at a given moment. If the air is too dry, photosynthesis will stop in order to protect the plant from exhaustion. Photosynthesis is the process of converting sunlight,…

Grow Hack: Odor Control Strategies & Their Best Applications

Our Featured Article in High Times: https://hightimes.com/grow/grow-hack-odor-control-strategies-their-best-applications/ Like this story? Get more articles and incentives through our newsletter! Email* * I would like to receive emails from Ceres Greenhouse Solutions EmailThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Setting Controls in a GAHT System or Climate Battery

A climate battery is a ground to air heat exchanger, which provides year-round heating and cooling of solar greenhouses and other structures using the thermal mass of the soil underground. Ceres’ patent-pending Ground to Air Heat Transfer (GAHT™) is a high-performance climate battery specialized for year round greenhouse growers. For more on how a GAHT™…

Odor Control for a Cannabis Greenhouse

The following is an edited version of our article on cannabis odor control strategies for grow rooms and commercial greenhouses, published in High Times. — Sweet, skunky, minty, fruity… the aroma of cannabis is an essential feature of the crop, and a key indication of characteristics and quality. Cannabis’ odor is created by terpenes, oil-producing…

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 called hybrid structures. Today, some cannabis growers…

5 Things to Look for in a Light Deprivation System

As commercial cannabis production shifts to advanced year-round greenhouses, both growers and the environment stand to benefit. Greenhouses are many times more energy-efficient than indoor grow rooms, and can provide precise environmental control. Essential to control is a light deprivation system, which allows greenhouse growers to control the photoperiod, allowing for the 12/12 cycle required…