Cannabis Sustainability Symposium Cannabis Sustainability Symposium

Resource Innovation Institute

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

- MDT
The Challenges and Opportunities of Energy Codes
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Thao Chau
Thao Chau
California Energy Commission, Electrical Engineer
Jen Amann
Jen Amann
ACEEE, Buildings Program Director
Derek Smith
Derek Smith
Resource Innovation Institute, Executive Director

California is proposing to begin eliminating HPS from indoor cultivation environments as of Jan. 2023. But who exactly would the law apply to? How can cultivators take advantage? What can cannabis learn from other mature, energy-intensive industries?

Thursday, October 8, 2020

- MDT
The Factors that Drive Water Consumption and Advance Efficiency
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John Kagia
John Kagia
New Frontier Data
Rob Eddy
Rob Eddy
CEA Consultancy LLC, Principal Consultant
Derek Smith
Derek Smith
Resource Innovation Institute, Executive Director

Learn about the various techniques for applying, storing, treating, recirculating and discharging water in today's dynamic market. How do climate, building type, dehumidification strategies, substrates and other factors impact how much a cultivation environment consumes? And how can we move toward best practices together?