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  1. cosmos

    Need Electrical and HVAC advice for a new 6,500sqft grow

    Hi, Original poster here and wanted to thank you all for your insight and warning. Joining the industry and learning the passion for growing quality cannabis has been daunting, but a welcome challenge. We definitely appreciate all the advice and explanations that you have given! Since the time...
  2. cosmos

    Need Electrical and HVAC advice for a new 6,500sqft grow

    My main job is working with a team in China that sources products directly from their manufacturers by specification and budget. We are not directly tied to the lighting company, but I do have "boots on the ground" in China and a sourcing team that I trust year round. We have tested the LEDs...
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    Need Electrical and HVAC advice for a new 6,500sqft grow

    My business partners are Chinese and our other business sources products from China for import and distribution. The LEDs bare no brand, but are equipped with Samsung LED and Osram drivers.
  4. cosmos

    Need Electrical and HVAC advice for a new 6,500sqft grow

    Yes, it is daunting to join into a new industry, I completely agree. But it's always like this with business for me. It's the chicken and the egg argument. I don't have the luxury of going back in time and hobby growing in my basement! I intend to join the industry and learn as I go, and...
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    Need Electrical and HVAC advice for a new 6,500sqft grow

    I also used this handy HVAC calculator to calculate the peak load: https://subcooled.com/grow-room-hvac-calculator/ What sort of HVAC setup would you recommend? I've got 10' ceilings and approx. 6590sqft in Oklahoma. The measured load hat I received was 642k BTU/ 53.5 Ton ***EDIT: when they...
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    Need Electrical and HVAC advice for a new 6,500sqft grow

    This is a business. The startup costs for legal growing on the business side are much larger than hobby.....
  7. cosmos

    Need Electrical and HVAC advice for a new 6,500sqft grow

    Woah! That's quite the specimen. What was your grow setup? HPS?
  8. cosmos

    Need Electrical and HVAC advice for a new 6,500sqft grow

    Is that unistrut and eye loops? Looks useable! My LED weigh about 30lbs per light. Any more info on the hardware used?
  9. cosmos

    Need Electrical and HVAC advice for a new 6,500sqft grow

    We had a load calc done, room by room. Also factoring the flower rooms on/ off every 12 hours.
  10. cosmos

    Need Electrical and HVAC advice for a new 6,500sqft grow

    To clarify, there are about 170 LEDs running in this build... Along with Dehumidifiers, aux fans, and CO2 generators
  11. cosmos

    Need Electrical and HVAC advice for a new 6,500sqft grow

    Yes, that is for 626w LED and I got the info directly from the manufacturer.
  12. cosmos

    Need Electrical and HVAC advice for a new 6,500sqft grow

    Any more specific HVAC suggestions?
  13. cosmos

    Need Electrical and HVAC advice for a new 6,500sqft grow

    Alright, I will look into that. I basically spoke with a few HVAC guys that are local and that had done grow installations before and took their advice. Looking for a reliable and cost effective HVAC system that can handle multiple rooms and the ambient temp of Oklahoma.
  14. cosmos

    Need Electrical and HVAC advice for a new 6,500sqft grow

    It is an existing building with municipal water and wells, filtered RO. We haven't quite figured out the best option for raising an lowering the LED... Any suggestions? Growing in Coco
  15. cosmos

    Need Electrical and HVAC advice for a new 6,500sqft grow

    Hi all, I'm new to the industry and growing, and have been drafting my plans for a 6,590sqft cultivation site. I am requesting a review and advice for my layout and plans. Currently, I have received an estimate from an HVAC tech with experience in the industry, he advises that we install about...
  16. cosmos

    Need Help with New Layout

    Hi! Well, I've redrafted the site plan to be more accurate and also more flower room intensive. I have received an estimate from an HVAC tech with experience in the industry, he advises that we install about 53 tons (642k BTU) HVAC via several mini-split units. We've also decided to switch...
  17. cosmos

    Need Help with New Layout

    We do plan to use 7 gal fabric (non-woven) pots and I believe that the plan is to do as you say, pots in trays, which drain off to waste. Just also looking for layout suggestions in terms of rows and space between them?
  18. cosmos

    Need Help with New Layout

    The grow is in NE Oklahoma. The HVAC alone is enough for me to consider LEDs beyond just the electrical draw. Just happen to have a grower that's accustomed to these Gavitas. I appreciate your guidance!
  19. cosmos

    Need Help with New Layout

    Hi all, I'm new to the forum and to marijuana. I'm going to be doing a buildout soon and I have a fairly large amount of space to work with, measured around 12,000sqft. It is currently supplied by 300A on 3-phase. I'm looking for any insight that you may have on how best to layout the grow...
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