The Advantages of LEDs

LED-based lighting systems compared to other light sources have a number of advantages in horticulture.1. Possibility to control the spectral output of the lighting system. Light spectral output can be customized for each specific crop. The output of the light spectrum can be modified during a growth period.2. LED lighting systems can produce very highContinue reading “The Advantages of LEDs”

A historical overview of LED lighting use in horticulture.

Testing of LEDs for plant growth began in the United States with the development of the first crude LED arrays at the end of the 1980s and beginning of 1990s. The blue LED technology was not sufficiently advanced to provide useful levels of blue irradiance, therefore studies were conducted using red (660 nm) LEDs aloneContinue reading “A historical overview of LED lighting use in horticulture.”

A Core Principle: Certified Fixture

In our busy day-to-day lives we are forced to make compromises and take short cuts to balance our time, money and return on our investments. Safety is not a short cut worth taking. Faulty wiring and non certified components lead to numerous electrical fires and accidents, no matter what country they are from. We believeContinue reading “A Core Principle: Certified Fixture”

Welcome to LED Home Growing

This little part of the internet was created to bring interesting ideas, information and solutions to growing indoors with LED grow lights. Firstly, we hope you find the information within useful as you design, build or update your current garden. Secondly, don’t hesitate to use our professional services for your projects. We work with electricalContinue reading “Welcome to LED Home Growing”