LEDs for horticulture/agriculture

Acuity Working with Rensselaer and LESA Developing Horticultural Light Protocols

Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. has signed a sponsored research agreement with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.  For the project, the Center for Lighting Enabled Systems and Applications (LESA) will develop light protocols for using specialized LED lighting with integrated feedback to grow plants efficiently. LESA is an interdisciplinary, multi-university center developing “Smart …

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Adura Launches LED Modules for Horticulture

Adura LED Modules for horticultural applications

Light-engine manufacturer Adura LED Solutions of Orange County, California has introduced two new LED modules aimed at horticultural solid-state lighting (SSL) applications. The modules feature Cree LEDs, LEDil optics, and metal core printed circuit board technology that was invented by a company called Sinkpad. The thermal technology elements, known as …

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Philips Differentiates its LEDs for Grow Lights with New Horticultural Lighting Calculator and PPF Binning

Philips’ LED producing company Lumileds is seeking to differentiate its LEDs for horticulture use from other companies’ LEDs. The company now has a family of LEDs that it bins according to their photosynthetic photon flux (PPF). Additionally, the company has introduced an online Horticultural Lighting Calculator that LED grow light …

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Indoor Farms of America Selects LED Grow Lights from Agrivolution

Indoor Farms of America, LLC. has selected LED lighting from agri-technology company Agrivolution LLC of South Windsor, Connecticut for integration into its patented aeroponic vertical farming system. The LED grow lights from Agrivolution won a year-long performance review with Indoor Farms of America, competing against other LED grow products that …

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LED Engin Expands Range of LuxiGen LEDs for Horticulture

LED Engin -- LuxiGen LEDs for horticulture with greenhouse in the background

San Jose, California-based LED maker, LED Engin has added several new colors of packaged LEDs for horticultural lighting applications. The new colors add to the company’s already extensive list of colored LED packages in its LuxiGen platform for horticultural applications. The previously introduced LuxiGen LEDs include emitters spanning UV UV …

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