Climate control in indoor farming facilities

For a few decades now, scientists have put their resources and energy towards understanding the weather to invent a predictive formula for a more accurate weather forecast.

However, the scientist’s and meteorologists’ current formula to predict weather patterns are still unreliable predictive mechanisms for rain.

These methods have a margin of error that isn’t acceptable by most farmers. The inability to predict rainfall patterns in a world that hangers for accuracy to improve productivity has prompted the fast rise of indoor farming, especially on capital-intensive and weather-sensitive crops. But to pull off a successful indoor farming venture, you need to manipulate the indoor climate to mimic the outdoor environment. You have to ensure plants get all the nutrients indoor that they would have gotten outdoors. You have to use HVAC systems, lights, fertilizer, among other farming essentials, to do this. The HVAC system is used to create a conducive indoor environment. For instance, you have to install a humidifier and dehumidifier to ensure there is sufficient humidity in the air at all times. You also have to install a hygrometer to know the level of indoor humidity in your indoor farm. Other than these, you might need many more HVAC equipment for your indoor farming. This equipment includes evaporative cooling ventilation systems, direct-fired heating, ductless, ground-mounted air-rotation systems, rooftop A/C units containing elaborate ductwork, as well as exhaust fans and controls. Despite this HVAC equipment, you will need HVAC support to help you achieve your desired indoor farm climate. The HVAC professional will also help you create an HVAC maintenance schedule to keep your HVAC unit at its optimum function.

 

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