ASABE Standards Development Committee x653. Recommended Practices for Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Lighting Systems Used for Indoor Plant Growth without Sunlight
Standards Purpose: To set forth guidelines for the measurement of abiotic parameters that characterize the plant environment related to HVAC in an indoor growing facility without sunlight (Note: It does not report energy saving, safety, building code, and security- related HVAC.)
Committee Sponsorship: ASABE - American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers - Technical Community (PAFS): Plants, Animals, and Facilities Systems ASHRAE - American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers - Technical Committee TC2.2: Plant and Animal Environments
Committee Leadership: •Ed Harwood, Aerfarms (Chair, ASABE) •Nadia Sabeh, Dr. Greenhouse (Co-Chair, ASABE & ASHRAE) •Mark Lefsrud, McGill University (ASABE) •Dengke Cai (ASABE)
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