Effective Grow House Air Conditioning

New laws liberalizing cannabis cultivation and usage have inspired many to start their own home operations. People in a variety of states are building or improvising local growing operations. If you're one of those, do you have effective grow house air conditioning? Do you know what "effective" means in the context of greenhouse HVAC?

Grow House Air Conditioning, Temperature Control is Key

Whether you're growing marijuana plants or tomatoes, the ability to control the interior temperature in all seasons is critically important. You need to make sure the plants don't freeze in winter or overheat in summer. The latter can be particularly easy to overlook. Plants love warmth, but the heat generated by grow lights or other machines can become excessive. Even in cooler temperature seasons, you might still need air conditioning to overcome interior heat.

So, what is the best HVAC system for effective grow house air conditioning?

Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pumps for Grow House Air Conditioning

We are 100% convinced the best option for grow house air conditioning and heating is with a ductless mini-split heat pump. Ductless units are relatively easy to install, they are versatile enough to go just about anywhere, they're energy efficient, and they're very, very potent HVAC units.

But the most important option you can get with a ductless mini-split heat pump is a low ambient kit. You might not know what that means, but we believe it is a great tool for grow house air conditioning management.

Low Ambient Kit for Grow House Air Conditioning

Basically, a low ambient kit lets your air conditioner keep running even when outside temperatures are low. Why does this matter for grow house air conditioning?

Remember when we talked about grow lights?

The heat grow lights produce can push grow house temperatures above optimum conditions even in very cold weather. A low ambient kit allows your ductless air conditioner or heat pump to keep cooling, combating grow light heat, even while the outside temperature drops low.

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