TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / January 19, 2021 / Toronto based CO2 GRO Inc. ("GROW") (TSX-V:GROW)(OTCQB:BLONF)(Frankfurt:4021) is pleased to announce that it has sold a fourth CO2 Delivery Solutions™ Commercial Installation to a Canadian licensed cultivator. As with the previous three straight-to-commercial sales, this customer has decided to forego a commercial feasibility and go straight to purchasing a system with payments over 12 months.
Aaron Archibald, GROW's VP Sales and Strategic Alliances commented, "It is encouraging and gratifying to see customers contact us after seeing our previous sale announcements. We believe that as word spreads of CO2 Delivery Solutions™ ability to increase grower returns by up to 30%, that we will see an acceleration of inbound customer inquiries."
About CO2 GRO Inc.
GROW's 2021 target market is the 50 billion square feet of greenhouses and covered cultivation facilities globally (USDA). 80% of these facilities cannot use CO2 gassing due to heat venting, porosity or usage cost. For decades, CO2 gassing has only been used in expensive indoor sealed greenhouses that achieve up to 30% more plant yield. These enhanced yields are only possible if over 1000 ppm CO2 levels are maintained throughout the year. Even expensive sealed greenhouses struggle to maintain these levels consistently throughout the year as up to 50% of the augmented CO2 gas escapes the greenhouse naturally and even more escapes when the greenhouse is vented in warmer months, leaving room for yield improvement.
GROW's CO2 Delivery Solutions™ helps all greenhouses achieve up to 30% more plant yield consistently throughout the year. In addition, aqueous CO2 misting offers pathogen Perimeter Protection™ for plants by slowing the spread of micro pathogens such as E. coli and powdery mildew. CO2 gassing does not offer that plant protection.
GROW naturally and safely dissolves CO2 gas into water without bubbles or pressure. This creates an aqueous CO2 solution which is then misted directly onto the plant's leaves and shoots. The aqueous CO2 solution's micro droplets create a micro film on the leaf surface, isolating the leaf from the atmosphere. The diffusion gradient created favors CO2 transport into the leaf, regardless of the stomata.
CO2 Delivery Solutions™ has been demonstrated on crops including Cannabis, hemp, lettuce, kale, microgreens, peppers, strawberries, orchids and other flowers. Greenhouse growers everywhere that cannot gas CO2 can now add CO2 to their crops using CO2 Delivery Solutions™, increasing plant yields and profits. As carbon taxes rise, sealed greenhouse growers that gas CO2 will have to pay more for their emissions. CO2 Delivery Solutions™ offers these greenhouses the ability to supplement their plants with CO2 consistently throughout the year without emitting CO2 gas to the atmosphere and using up to 95% less CO2 through aqueous CO2 misting.
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