Electricians are the unsung heroes of the cannabis industry; they are the ones who work at night and set up grow lights and extend power to rooms so the plants can flourish. Because of this, electricians might seem like a natural fit for working in marijuana-growing facilities.
Things Electricians Can do for the Betterment of the Cannabis Industry
Our team has extensive experience in all types of electrical installation, including services for the cannabis industry. These are just a few reasons why it is important to hire a trained electrician for the electrical needs of your grow room and industrial facilities:
1. LED Light Installation
The LED lights installed in a grow room are integral to the cannabis plants’ success. Setting up the LED lights requires training and proper installation by electricians or technicians. The work includes putting in the correct number of bulbs and ensuring they’re adequately arranged so that the plants grow properly. The electrician must also ensure safety is considered so that there are no problems during installation or after while the lights are in use.
2. Electrical Safety Features in Grow Rooms
Safety is paramount in any industry, especially in marijuana-growing facilities. Marijuana growers should ensure all their electrical systems are safe before they start growing marijuana plants in the facility. Electricians can work on installing safety features in electrical work, such as the location of electrical outlets and surge protectors. Since cannabis plants must be watered frequently, electrical outlets must be out of the way or protected from any water exposure.
3. Increasing Service Capacity for Marijuana Growers
With the increase in demand for marijuana products, expanding the power of marijuana grow facilities has become a necessity. Higher demand for products leads to an increased need for infrastructure and the marijuana industry is only getting bigger. It’s necessary to have a considerable amount of bulbs installed because most manufacturers are growing strains that need more light than traditional plants, like tomatoes and peppers, and the number of plants in the facility is increasing, which leads to an even higher electrical infrastructure need. An electrician can install new cables, extension cords, and socket plugs leading away from the grow room.
4. Understanding the Lighting Requirements and Electrical Knowledge
Electrical knowledge is necessary to work with marijuana plants properly since light can determine the physiological status of a plant. Too much or too little light could impact the quality of the marijuana or cause the plants to die. A grower should look for a professional electrician with experience in cannabis cultivation because proper training is crucial for the success of their growing facility.
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Wolverine Electrical has over ten years of experience offering electric services and products to the construction and manufacturing industries. Wolverine’s services include home automation, commercial lighting installations, electrical repairs, emergency repairs, and many other industrial-related electric services. If you are looking for an electrician to build or maintain your grow room in west Michigan, contact us today!