We compare CFL vs HPS vs LED grow lights in a closet that is typical grow setup. The cabinet is standard is that is 500mm wide and 600mm deep size and lined with silver mylar in a diamond pattern. The three lights are tested for PAR levels or Photosynthetically Active Radiation, power consumption & heat output.

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Products tested:
‘ designed furniture’ 600mm deep 500mm wide x 2000mm high white cabinet. that was x
Dual spectrum bulb is grown by 600W Sunmaster grow
Generic 50cm x 40cm hammered aluminium
Lumatek dimmable ballast
250W Elektrox CFL dual spectrum

Testing equipment:
PPFD (PAR) measurements: Apogee SQ500
Spectrum measurements: Asensetek lighting Passport