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  1. Cannabis Design & Construction Considerations in Cannabis Business Executive

    There’s a lot to think about when designing and constructing a cannabis cultivation or processing operation. In our newest article on the Cannabis Business Executive website, our team dives into some of the top considerations for growers and processors, taking the design and construction process step-by-step to help guide a successful project. The design and…

  2. See you in Boston! We’re presenting on smart HVAC system selection at NECANN19

    Root Engineers founder, Laura Breit, will be traveling to Boston for the second time this year to attend and present at the New England Cannabis Convention 2019 (NECANN). Last month, she served on a panel at the Seed to Sale Show covering environmental control and equipment selection. She’ll step it up at NECANN with her…

  3. Check Out Our New White Paper on Equipment Selection for Sustainable Grow Room Design

    Last week, we launched a new white paper to help cannabis grow operations make better equipment selections for meeting their goals for growth, efficiency and sustainability. The paper, called “Sustainable Cannabis Grow Room Design” draws on our work in the cannabis industry, and years of engineering experience, to make practical recommendations surrounding major equipment selection….

  4. Root in the News: Laura Breit Featured in CannabisTech

    Root Engineers founder and Managing Principal, Laura Breit, recently spoke with Kristina Etter of CannabisTech. CannabisTech is a newer media company serving decision-makers and users in the cannabis industry with the insight and information they need to stay ahead of an evolving market. During their conversation, Laura and Kristina discussed women in technology who have…

  5. Root In the News: Laura Breit Interviewed by CFN Media

    Root Engineers founder Laura Breit sat down with Rachelle Gordon, national press reporter for CFN Media, at the recent MJ Biz Con show in Las Vegas. CFN Media (CannabisFN) is the leading creative agency and media network dedicated to legal cannabis. During their conversation, Laura answered questions about Root Engineer’s history, services, differentiators and predictions…

  6. Meeting regulatory considerations for cannabis facilities

    It’s a story as old as legalization. NIMBY (not in my back yard) neighbors complain about noise or odor, and growers have to jump through governmental hoops to address these complaints. Once a formal complaint has been filed, growers must provide a noise or odor study, for example, to prove that they are within legal…

  7. Effect of Electrical Systems on Cannabis Production and Yield

    How can a well-designed electrical system provide cannabis growers with a better product and even a higher physical volume of product? If electrical needs for your grow operation seem like a nuisance, you’re not alone, as it is a huge cost, both from a system purchase and ongoing usage perspective.  Getting your electrical system requirements…

  8. Smart HVAC Selection Affects the Bottom Line of Cultivation Operations

    As margins become thinner and the cannabis industry matures, smart business owners are looking for every way possible to save money, both in the long and short term. Making a good decision up front about your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) technology needs can be critical to your success as pressure increases for efficiencies…