Vertical farm saves cost and emissions with LEDs

Overview

Shoots Microgreens have innovated to become the first vertical farm in New Zealand – reaping the benefits of customisable LED lights; from increased productivity, to significant cost and energy savings.

Shoots co-owner Matt Keltie opened the business in February 2018, after gaining funding support from the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) to install the LED grow lights.

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Transcript

Power your own business

Case Study: Shoots Microgreens Wellington

This Urban Farm is enabled by LEDs

LED colour is adjusted for each microgreen variety

Meaning they can grow twice as fast

Reducing lighting energy by 45%

Saving the business $25,000  a year

Delivering locally keeps transport emissions down

Ensuring an ECO-friendly garden-to-plate journey

Imagine what energy efficient technology could do for your business

 View the full Shoots Microgreens case study here

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