Cannabis Industrial Marketplace

Joel Kinsch

Elite Service Company

Session Title: Understanding and Controlling the Optimal Indoor Cannabis Environment

Time: April 4th, 3:30 – 4:30 PM
Location: Seminar Room #3

Professional Summary

Joel Kinsch is the third generation of his family in the HVAC industry and is currently the owner of Elite Service Company, specializing in the building science of commercial and residential HVAC. He has a BS Degree from Bartlesville Wesleyan Collage in Business Management. He was also a co-founder and chairman of North American Technician Excellence (or NATE) – an organization that sets the standards for HVAC technicians. During his career, Joel has been published in several trade journals including Contracting Business and AC News. He has been a committee member and external technical consultant for Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES), Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), and Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors (PHCC). He has also worked with Penton Publishing, which publishes HVAC textbooks and served as a technical editor for the ARI Refrigeration principles textbook.

Joel has been a guest speaker at dozens of industry conventions on a variety of HVAC topics. He has been a consultant for hundreds of HVAC business owners and technicians for HVAC business management in the areas of Design, marketing, business practices, and technical support. Just a few of his certifications include: Air balancing from the National Comfort Institute (NCI), certification from the EPA as an Energy Star (HERS) home rater, a building performance analyst from the Building Performance Institute (BPI), green home rater for National Home Builders (NHB), Oklahoma energy auditor, LEEDS for homes verifier, certified instructor for ACCA in heat/gain load calculation and duct design, and Oklahoma’s unlimited mechanical contractor license.

Session Abstract

This seminar will cover the hurdles that growers will face trying to optimize yields indoors in Oklahoma. Topics to be covered, Dehumidification, Ventilation, CO2 enrichment, and Heat and Cooling a grow room. We will discuss how different growing styles will change the indoor environment. How those growing styles effect the type of HVAC equipment needed and how they can greatly affect the sizing of the equipment. Temperature and Humidity control are vastly different in Oklahoma VS. States like Colorado and California. How do you plan on controlling them, we will look at what makes Oklahoma different and how to adapt to Oklahoma’s weather extremes. Bring your facility plans, we can review and recommend based on your unique growing environment.