Lighting solutions for Greenhouses

PHOTONICA is the most effective way to create an oasis for your plants

Even under the best conditions, the development of greenhouse plants stops with a decrease in daylight hours. The total time of the “illuminated” crop life should be a minimum of 12 hours per day

Sample greenhouse installation project 

  • Suspension height of fixtures above the plants — 10Ft.(3 m);
  • Area — 7750Ft2(720m2);
  • Distance between beams — 13Ft(4 m);
  • The number of transverse beams (mounting spots) — 16 pcs .;
  • Number of luminaires used — 96 pcs. (6 pcs. per beam)

Energy saving

Within the framework of the experiment, the existing sodium lamps of 1150 W power consumption were replaced with PHOTONICA lamps of 750W power consumption

PHOTONICA was proved to save electricity for the lighting in the greenhouse

With proper calculation and operation, greenhouse LED lighting pays off in the first two or three seasons

At the same time plant photosynthesis accelerates and the yield increases by 10-30%, the first fruits ripen 5-14 days faster

Power efficiency of PHOTONICA

The power efficiency was calculated based on the area of the greenhouse. According to the norms of designing greenhouses for seedlings and growing greens, the illumination should be at least 25 W / Ft2(m2), for vegetable crops in the fruiting stage and flowers — at least 70 W / Ft2(m2). The optimal values for most crops are 80-160 W / Ft2(m2)

Apart from air exchange regulation, PHOTONICA generates an individual microclimate for each plant species and keeps the indoor temperature stable

Greenhouse layout

Please note that when zoning your greenhouse and the installation of lamps, it is important to prevent the formation of hot spots and dark areas

The luminous flux from adjacent light fixtures should intersect

Lighting design

If you are planning to grow vegetable or flower crops in industrial quantities, we recommend ordering a lighting project from us

Thus, you will receive a guarantee of a balanced spectrum, long-term operation, and fire safety

The consequences of out-of-balance spectrum

Excessive usage of any of the spectral colors leads to impaired development of the plant. For example, if most of the spectrum is blue, then the photosynthesis is high, but productivity is low. When the lighting is monochrome (red or blue), fruits lose their taste and nutrition, although they ripen faster. Different plants need different photosynthetic active radiation. At a lower rate, the plant will grow and develop poorly, while an exceeded rate can cause burns on the leaves

Optimum illumination range

Illumination at a 400-700 nanometer wavelength range is photosynthetically active. At different periods of the vegetative stage, crops need a certain part from this spectrum: the vegetative stage of the young growth is positively affected by a wavelength of 400–500 nanometers (the blue part of the spectrum), while the formation of flowers and ovaries – by 600-700 nanometers (red part)

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