LEDs are growing in popularity among all different business sectors. Horticulture and agriculture are making the switch to LED lighting as a way to conserve energy and provide better lighting to their plants. They are able to provide better flexibility in the lighting abilities with more customizable options.
Having flexible options for lighting is important in regard to plants. LEDs have adjustable lighting color and lighting controls to change lighting options for various plant’s needs. Since LEDs conserve energy and give off less heat, this makes them a perfect option for a greenhouse. Plants are very sensitive to the temperature of their environment, and less heat coming off the lights means owners have more control over their greenhouses. Dimmable lights and lighting color are better able to replicate the lighting in nature during each season.
LEDs are better able to help save money because of the way they conserve energy and require less maintenance. Since LED lamps have a lower energy consumption than alternative lamps, they are able to save consumers money by helping lower the utility bills. Maintenance is not required as much as certain bulbs because of how much longer LEDs last compared to other types of lamps.
Click here to read the full article. Originally published August 17, 2022 by Greenhouse Grower.