MECHANICAL SYSTEMS

Greenhouse Ventilation Systems

Ceres sizes your exhaust system for your specific greenhouse and grow operation, rather than using a white glove approach like most greenhouse companies. Depending on your climate and crop, we engineer the optimal ventilation system; while taking into consideration, your greenhouse’s size, relative humidity, air flow throughout the grow space, prevailing wind direction, and surrounding buildings (if necessary).  Ceres’ greenhouse ventilation systems are controlled by a greenhouse controller specifically programmed for each greenhouse.

By using only, the fans, intakes, and components you need at the time, you are able to slowly ramp up the ventilation as needed.  This level of control gives you variable control based on the temperature and relative humidity. While this ultimately allows you to be as energy efficient as possible; it also means that you are able to reduce temperature swings throughout the day while still providing your crop with optimal growing conditions.

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Wet Wall

Wet walls are a fairly common form of greenhouse evaporative cooler. External vents allow for outside air to enter the greenhouse through an evaporative water wall. This hot air picks up moisture as it passes through the water-wall, thus increasing humidity and lowering air temperature of the greenhouse (by up to 30 degrees Fahrenheit).

The vent for the wet wall is both automated, insulated, and operated by a controller. Meaning that you have the ability to open the vents when air is needed and close them when insulation is needed. Perks of using this form of greenhouse ventilation system include:

  • Air passes through a perpetually watered screen.
  • Most effective in hot, dry climates.
  • Low energy consumption, high water consumption.
  • Requires exhaust vents to create airflow in greenhouse.

Ceres EcoLoop™ Geothermal

  • Utilizes the temperature of the earth in order to stabilize climate in the greenhouse.
  • The Ground Loop adds or removes heat and moisture from the heat pumps in the greenhouse to the outside Environment/Earth by recirculating water in a closed-loop system.
  • Provides cooling in the summer and heating in the winter.
  • Dehumidification can be reduced by 45-60%.
  • A Ground Coupled Heat Pump (GCHP) pulls moisture out of the air as it cools, and water can be collected in reservoirs and used on site.
  • High life expectancy and significantly lower energy consumption.
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Supplemental Lighting

We offer different lighting options depending on your growing needs. These include:

  • Traditional High-Pressure Sodium (HPS) lights.
  • LED grow lights.
  • Plasma grow lights.

Finance Your Greenhouse

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We can help you find funding for your greenhouse project.

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