Hort Americas expands its lighting offerings

Hort Americas, a horticultural distributor in Bedford, Texas, offers a variety of LED and high pressure sodium light fixtures for both propagation and production applications. Hort Americas can provide its customers with a custom plan to meet their lighting needs.

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Lighting for vertical farms, multilayer production systems, propagation and tissue culture laboratories

GE Arize Lynk produces the light intensity needed for typical indoor growing applications, including growth chambers and rooms, greenhouses, hydroponic, aquaponic and aeroponic facilities and vertical farms. These easy-to-install fixtures are available in 4- and 8-foot LED light bars. The fixtures can be daisy-chained from end to end to reduce costs and time. Three (red/blue, pink and white) light spectrums are available. Arize Lynk is a LED system designed to facilitate indoor farming by providing the most suitable spectrum of light in a uniform pattern for even plant growth. The fixtures can operate in a temperature range of 32°F to +104°F.

GE Arize Life is a LED replacement for fluorescent lights used in tissue culture labs or in growth chambers. Available in 2-, 4- and 8-foot light bars, these lights offer all of the LED advantages of longer life, energy savings and lower maintenance. The lights can be daisy-chained end to end making installation easier and faster. The fixtures can operate in a temperature range of 32°F to +104°F.

Top lighting for greenhouse-grown vegetables, fruit and flowers

Philips GreenPower LED toplighting offers greenhouse growers great efficiency. Whether growing bedding plants, ornamentals, perennials, young plants, unrooted cuttings, herbs, or high-wire vegetables, Philips LED toplighting offers the right levels of red, far red, and blue that support quality growth. The lights are available in a variety of spectrums to support optimal plant growth. These LEDs last more than twice as long as conventional horticultural lighting and have a lifetime of 25,000 hours at 90 percent of output.

P.L. Light Systems HortiLED TOP is available in multiple distribution (80º and 150º) and spectral options. It is engineered to deliver lighting performance on par with that of traditional light sources, including like high pressure sodium (HPS) and metal halide lamps. HortiLED TOP has an easy plug-and-use platform, intuitive mounting and multiple voltage options that allow for quick installation or retrofitting.

Interlighting

The Sharp Linear Interlighting LED Fixture promotes plant growth and flowering through the use of horizontal lighting to areas of plants that don’t receive adequate light from natural sun light or top lighting systems. This high efficient, 8-foot lamp is easy to install for interlighting connection between fixtures. Its slim design ensures no additional shadowing on the plants.

The energy-efficient fixture is uses up to 80 percent less energy than standard high pressure sodium lamps. With its reduced heat generation, the fixtures can be situated close to the plants for optimal light conditions. Sharp Linear Interlighting has been shown to provide excellent results in tests at licensed commercial/medical cannabis facilities.
Philips GreenPower LED interlighting [http://hortamericas.com/catalog/horticultural-lighting/philips-greenpower-led-interlighting-module] makes it is possible to provide light between the plants without unwanted heat generation. This enables all the plants to be lit at the points where they gain most benefit. Adding GreenPower LED interlighting to toplighting creates a flexible lighting system that provides optimum control over the plants. A grower can decide how to use light to respond best to plant and climate conditions and the plant load.

P.L. Light Systems HortiLED INTER provides symmetrical light distribution to deliver light uniformity across the surface of the leaves throughout the canopy. An external driver module powers up to eight HortiLED INTER fixtures and allows for easy in-field replacement if required.
For more: Hort Americas, (469) 532-2383; mluitjohan@hortamericas.com; http://hortamericas.com.