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Know Before You Grow: 5 Secrets of Successful Cannabis Facilities


Recent interest in cannabis facilities to cultivate, refine and distribute products is growing. The business potential is clearly expanding!


Here are 5 secrets of a successful cannabis facilities.

Secret #1: Do not underestimate the HVAC, lighting and other necessary technical criteria for cultivation facilities.


More comparable to pharmaceutical processing activities than family farming, the production of cannabis requires exceptionally advanced equipment. Products to be grown in the building will undergo stringent testing and approval control, including advanced ventilation, air purification and water control systems. Working with a professional team who can ask the right questions based on operational expertise is key to maintaining a climate conducive to high-quality cannabis development.





Secret #2: Consider the environmental impact to prevent a halt in construction.


In the construction or renovation process, your facility's impact on the natural environment is a critical part of the project. Mistakes can potentially cause costly and unforeseen problems to be tackled. To prevent expensive environmental setbacks, it is necessary to develop early links with local authorities in the development process. Be vigilant and address your issues in advance. Here's some examples: prepare to enhance water and air quality, minimize electricity use where possible, control waste disposal and conserve the surrounding environment.



Secret #3: Do not omit security measures:


Security is the first issue at every zoning consent hearing, regulatory examination, or other essential facility approval steps. Recognizing the general population and security requirements for a safe facility, beyond what is required by law, is essential to ensuring that its design and development will be accepted for operational use. Security for the cannabis industry requires stringent steps aside from just monitors and technology installations. The building you chose must provide protected and compatible reception areas for staff, clients, and regulatory visitors. The renovation must identify and fix any possible safety hazards in the building itself.


Secret #4: Plan for technology installations in advance:


Numerous cultivation facilities are primarily situated in established buildings that have started their existence as warehouses or factories. But the framework is only the start.

Further than ensuring that the building code is consistent and aligns with the operating plan, the development schedule requires to accommodate the installation of several complex interlocking infrastructure systems needed to manufacture high-quality, legal marijuana. Central systems include specialized HVAC systems that control and evaluate air purity, specialized lighting systems, customized marijuana production equipment, innovative racks, water system and automation systems.



Secret #5: Allocate adequate time and effort towards pre-construction planning:


For a new business, speed-to-market is critical, but rushing the process may lead to setbacks in the long-term. Thoroughly selecting the best place for organizational efficiency and confirming that the plans are compatible would be time well invested.

Assure the laws are being discussed, from cannabis-specific guidelines to special building regulations and potential investment framework criteria. Investing the time will help to propel your process forward and will help to minimize shortages and costs in the future.





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