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Energie/Natur/Umwelt

Active Grow LED Lights Review By A’na S’atara of Ancient Energy Orchids

Seattle, WA, January 21, 2019 — Active Grow, the sustainable horticultural lighting manufacturer was recently featured by Ancient Energy Orchids. A’na S’atara, the owner of Ancient Energy Orchids’ website is dedicated to educating growers on how to improve orchid growing conditions based on her many years of experience with the plant. Recently A’na has been using the Active Grow T5 HO LED Horticultural Lamps and the Active Grow 40W Propagation Luminaires for growing Paphiopedilums, Phalaenopsis and Dendrobiums orchids.

A’na details her experience working with Active Grow LEDs and others in her article, A new lighting option for indoor orchid growing: T5 HO LED replacements for fluorescent bulbs. A’na shares a summary of her results as such, “I am a serious orchid grower, and have created several indoor growing areas using LED lights. Right now, I am using LED grow lights from six manufacturers … and Active Grow is my favorite for seedlings, Paphiopedilum, Phalaenopsis, and other lower light orchids. I do have some medium light Dendrobiums starting to flower under the Active Grow lights as well.”

Here is what A’na said about working with Active Grow T5 LED Lamps, “I’m taking the time to write a review, which I rarely do, because the Active Grow T5 LEDs are the best full spectrum grow lighting that I’ve found so far for orchid seedlings, and blooming size Paphiopedilums and Phalaenopsis. I particularly note the robust year-round root growth on the Paphs, including multi-floral and higher light species. The lights in a nutshell: better light quality, much less energy, and much less heat. I have replaced all of the bulbs in my Hydrofarm Agrobrite T5 fixtures with the Active Grow T5 LED conversion tubes.”

Here is what A’na said about working with Active Grow Propagation 40W LED Luminaires, “I had hoped to replace my T5 HO fluorescent bulbs in the fixtures over my Paphiopedilum seedlings with conversion LED bulbs like my others from Active Grow. However, the conversion bulbs didn’t work in those ballasts. Since I had such great results with the light spectrum from the Active Grow LEDs with my blooming size Paphs, I decided to simply replace three of my 108W T5 fixtures with the 40W Luminaire product. Very, very pleased with the decision. Everything has been an upgrade with these LED lights for the orchids — I can’t think of any downsides. The orchids are happier, and therefore, so are we!”

To learn more about the type of light orchids need check out another very helpful article by A’na S’atara on her website titled, Going beyond footcandles and lux: new ways to think about indoor orchid growing with LED lights.

About Active Grow
Active Grow LLC is a commercial grade horticultural lighting manufacturer based in Seattle, Washington. The company works directly with experienced growers to develop the next-generation of horticultural lighting systems that are energy efficient and long-lasting alternatives to HPS, HID and fluorescent grow lamps. Active Grow LED lights feature the latest technological innovations to help growers increase their yields and maximize their production. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Youtube for the latest company updates and videos.

Contact:
Taylor Schaberg
Active Grow LLC
Seattle, Washington
1-206-792-9799
taylor@activegrowled.com
https://activegrowled.com

Shopping/Handel

Active Grow Launches 40W 4FT LED Grow Light Fixture for Microgreens & Tissue Culture

Seattle, WA, September 25, 2018 — Active Grow, the sustainable horticultural lighting manufacturer is pleased to announce the launch of the 40W 4FT LED Propagation Luminaire. The Active Grow Propagation Luminaire is an integrated two lamp fixture designed to replace higher wattage fluorescent T8/T12 (2-lamp) fixtures. The Propagation Luminaire features lower energy consumption, higher PPF efficiency, an extra-long life-time and comes in two light spectrums formulated specifically for plant growth.

The Active Grow Propagation Luminaire is easy to install and can be connected end-to-end up to 5 fixtures on one 120V circuit. The luminaires’ smooth PC body works as an efficient heatsink, driving heat away from the canopy and allowing the fixture to be placed closer to plants without burning them. This not only helps save space but also makes it easier to control the growing environment. The 4FT luminaire comes with reflectors that drives light distribution evenly at 120° over the plant canopy for use in open floor plants or vertical racking systems.

The Propagation Luminaire is available in two light spectrums that are 100% more effective for plant growth than fluorescent lamps. The Active Grow Sun White Spectrum features a high CRI of 95 that mimics natural sunlight, helping plants to thrive and grow to their full potential. The Sun White Spectrum also makes it easy to see any issues with plant development and is suitable for microgreens, tissue culture, leafy greens and the vegetative stages of plant growth. The Active Grow Red Bloom Dedicated Spectrum utilizes multiple dual output diodes to create a formulated 450 nm and 660 nm wavelength mixture that is ideal for propagation, root development and the flowering stages of plant growth. Both the Sun White and the Red Bloom spectrums feature wavelengths in the red (660 nm) and deep-red or IR (730 nm) range, helping to boost photosynthesis via the Emerson effect and speed up plant growth cycles by 10-20%.

The Active Grow Propagation Luminaire is suitable for use in commercial plant production, home grows, vertical farms, greenhouses, hydroponics applications and more. The 4FT grow light fixture has a 40,000-hour lifetime and all components and manufacturing processes are certified safe by UL standards.

For data sheets and more information about the LED Propagation Luminaire click here.

The LED Propagation Luminaire is now available for shipment from our Seattle warehouse. Contact our support team here or at info@activegrowled.com and tell us about your project so we can calculate your overall savings and help get you on the path to sustainability. Active Grow team members can also help determine what utility rebates may be available in your area that can have you saving even more right away.

About Active Grow
Active Grow LLC is a commercial grade horticultural lighting manufacturer based in Seattle, Washington. The company works directly with experienced growers to develop the next-generation of horticultural lighting systems that are energy efficient and long-lasting alternatives to HPS, HID and fluorescent grow lamps. Active Grow LED lights feature the latest technological innovations to help growers increase their yields and maximize their production. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Youtube for the latest company updates and videos.

Contact:
Taylor Schaberg
Active Grow LLC
Seattle, Washington
1-206-792-9799
taylor@activegrowled.com
http://activegrowled.com