Case Studies


LumiGrow LED solutions are proven by commercial growers and researchers to provide the uniform PAR light plants crave– and there are the case studies to back it up. Plus, they cut lighting costs and energy consumption in half. To find out how LumiGrow smart horticultural lighting could benefit your organization, contact us »

Greenhouse Lighting

Patterson Greenhouses

  • Problem. Increase yields without expense of expanding greenhouse.
  • Solution. Add supplemental LED lighting to enhance vine-crop growth.
  • Result. Spring yields increased by 35% and harvest time decreased by 2 weeks.

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Clean Fresh Food

  • Problem. HID lights were prohibitively expensive to operate.
  • Solution. Grow with LumiGrow Pro 325 fixtures.
  • Result. 70% reduction in monthly lighting energy costs.

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Barnes Greenhouses

  • Problem. Cuttings with weak stems, extended internode length and lack of color after transplant.
  • Solution. Add supplemental light to improve cutting health and vigor.
  • Result. High-quality rooted cuttings.

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Heil Fruit & Produce

  • Problem. Lost revenue during the four months of winter.
  • Solution. Grow crops in a greenhouse with LumiGrow Pro 325 fixtures.
  • Result. 38% increase in revenue.

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Sole-Source Lighting

Silver State Relief

  • Problem. Unmanageable heat from HPS increased electricity costs and maxed out HVAC infrastructure.
  • Solution. Specify LumiGrow LED lighting to to reduce light- and heat-related energy costs.
  • Result. Produce yields equal to HPS with 70% less power.

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Daily Harvest Aquaponics

  • Problem. Needed a low-maintenance, cost-effective way to light aquaponic warehouse crop.
  • Solution. Cooler running, high-output Pro 650 LED luminaires.
  • Result. 49% energy savings and 25% capital investment rebate from utility.

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TJ Technologies

  • Problem. High climate conditioning costs due to HID heat output in a controlled environment.
  • Solution. Implement cooler running Pro 325 LED luminaires.
  • Result. Reduced operating costs 70%.

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Green Winter Farms

  • Problem. Find an economically and environmentally viable alternative to HID lights.
  • Solution. Implement energy-efficient LED lighting, as suggested by the USDA Farm Services Agency.
  • Result. This thriving indoor farm, housed in a steel structure built to withstand the rigors of Alaskan winters, sells produce locally through Carr-Safeway grocery stores, farmers’ markets and restaurants.

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Algae to Omega

  • Problem. Increase production without energy bill hike.
  • Solution. Implement LumiGrow ES330 and LumiBar fixtures to provide 24×7 lighting.
  • Result. Twice the algae crop in the same footprint with half the energy use of HID lights.

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Algae Farm

  • Problem. Fluorescent lights provide suboptimal light, degrade rapidly and release mercury into the environment.
  • Solution. Implement RoHS-compliant LumiGrow ES330 fixtures for algae biomass production system.
  • Result. Achieve superior yields and year 1 savings of $400,000.

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LumiGrow LED solutions are proven by commercial growers and researchers to provide the uniform PAR light plants crave. Plus, they cut lighting costs and energy consumption in half. To find out how LumiGrow smart horticultural lighting could benefit your organization, contact us »

Greenhouse Growers

Patterson Greenhouses
  • Problem. Increase yields without expense of expanding greenhouse.
  • Solution. Add supplemental LED lighting to enhance vine-crop growth.
  • Result. Spring yields increased by 35% and harvest time decreased by 2 weeks.

Read the success story »
Download the success story (PDF) »

Clean Fresh Food
  • Problem. HID lights were prohibitively expensive to operate.
  • Solution. Grow with LumiGrow Pro 325 fixtures.
  • Result. 70% reduction in monthly lighting energy costs.

Read the success story »
Download the success story (PDF) »

Barnes Greenhouses
  • Problem. Cuttings with weak stems, extended internode length and lack of color after transplant.
  • Solution. Add supplemental light to improve cutting health and vigor.
  • Result. High-quality rooted cuttings.

Read the success story »
Download the success story (PDF) »

Heil Fruit & Produce
  • Problem. Lost revenue during the four months of winter.
  • Solution. Grow crops in a greenhouse with LumiGrow Pro 325 fixtures.
  • Result. 38% increase in revenue.

Read the success story »
Download the success story (PDF) »

Sole-Source Lighting

Silver State Relief
  • Problem. Unmanageable heat from HPS increased electricity costs and maxed out HVAC infrastructure.
  • Solution. Specify LumiGrow LED lighting to to reduce light- and heat-related energy costs.
  • Result. Produce yields equal to HPS with 40% less power.

Read the success story »
Download the success story (PDF) »

Daily Harvest Aquaponics
  • Problem. Needed a low-maintenance, cost-effective way to light aquaponic warehouse crop.
  • Solution. Cooler running, high-output Pro 650 LED luminaires.
  • Result. 49% energy savings and 25% capital investment rebate from utility.

Read the success story »
Download the success story (PDF) »

TJ Technologies
  • Problem. High climate conditioning costs due to HID heat output in a controlled environment.
  • Solution. Implement cooler running Pro 325 LED luminaires.
  • Result. Reduced operating costs 70%.

Read the success story »
Download the success story (PDF) »

Green Winter Farms
  • Problem. Find an economically and environmentally viable alternative to HID lights.
  • Solution. Implement energy-efficient LED lighting, as suggested by the USDA Farm Services Agency.
  • Result. This thriving indoor farm, housed in a steel structure built to withstand the rigors of Alaskan winters, sells produce locally through Carr-Safeway grocery stores, farmers’ markets and restaurants.

Read the success story »
Download the success story (PDF) »

Algae to Omega
  • Problem. Increase production without energy bill hike.
  • Solution. Implement LumiGrow ES330 and LumiBar fixtures to provide 24×7 lighting.
  • Result. Twice the algae crop in the same footprint with half the energy use of HID lights.

View the press release »

Algae Farm
  • Problem. Fluorescent lights provide suboptimal light, degrade rapidly and release mercury into the environment.
  • Solution. Implement RoHS-compliant LumiGrow ES330 fixtures for algae biomass production system.
  • Result. Achieve superior yields and year 1 savings of $400,000.

View the press release »

Research Downloads

Poster – LED Superior to HPS for Cut Gerbera Production

LED supplemental lighting can produce as good or better cut gerbera crops than HPS lighting, but at a substantial energy savings.

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Poster – Optimum Light Level for Snapdragon Production with LEDs

This project sought to determine the optimum light level for cut snapdragon production during the 2014-15 supplemental lighting season (ie. Nov. to Mar) at higher latitudes.

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Poster – Analysis of Arabidopsis Light-Sensitive Mutants Grown Under Different Ratios of LED or Fluorescent Lighting

Overall, our findings suggest no reason to delay a transition to LEDs, even for studies involving light signaling.

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Poster – LED Lighting and Phalaenopsis Orchids, Light Wavelength Effect on the Flowering Spike

Selecting various wavelengths of light can influence the growth and morphology of horticultural crops including the currently popular Phalaenopsis orchid.

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Poster – Supplemental LED Lighting Increases Winter Tomato Production in Central North Carolina Greenhouse

This study suggests LED lighting can be beneficial for tomato production even in areas of the country where supplemental lighting is not typically used.

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Poster – LED Lighting Can Control Plant Growth, Flavor and Aroma in Ocimum Basilicum (Basil)

This study demonstrates the effects of different light ratios on basil morphology, flavor and aroma. Through the use of adjustable light treatments, growers can meet the needs of changing market demands.

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