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Controlled Environment Agriculture Facility Design & Construction Best Practices Guide

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Best Practices Guide |  CEA |  Crop |  Cultivation Approach |  Energy |  Greenhouse |  Indoor |  Topic Area |  USDA |  Utility
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Growing food and floriculture crops can be intuitive, but designing and building high-performance greenhouses and indoor farms cultivation efficiently and effectively requires specialized expertise.

The purpose of this Facility Design & Construction Best Practices Guide is to support you, the producer, and your design and construction partners with:


  • Speaking the language relevant to greenhouses and indoor farming facilities

  • Understanding types of CEA facilities optimizing environments for crop health and vitality

  • Planning your greenhouse or indoor operation for efficiency and productivity

  • Designing facilities for low-maintenance and autonomous operation

  • Building solutions in alignment with your business model

  • Demonstrating energy savings for utility energy efficiency incentive programs


CEA Facility Design & Construction Best Practices Guide: