urban-gro, Inc. and Desert Aire Enter into Strategic Agreement to Provide GrowAire™ Solutions for Cannabis Cultivation Facilities

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Integrated Temperature, Humidity and Airflow Solutions Enhance and Protect Crops


Lafayette, Colo., (January 22, 2020) – urban-gro, Inc. (OTCQX: UGRO) (“urban-gro” or the “Company”), a leading engineering, design, and product solutions company that creates high performance cannabis cultivation facilities around the world, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic agreement with Desert Aire to be a provider of GrowAire™ systems to the indoor cannabis cultivation market. urban-gro is being regarded as a Systems Integration National Account for Desert Aire within the indoor agriculture market.

Brian Zimmerman, PE, Executive Vice President of Engineering for urban-gro, notes, “over the past few years, I have personally provided MEP design services for over a dozen cultivation projects utilizing GrowAire’s integrated temperature, humidity and airflow solution. GrowAire’s integrated systems have created predictable, stable environments with increased energy efficiency. I am excited that urban-gro will now have the ability to provide this alternative to its growing customer base.”

Conventional air conditioners are neither designed nor capable of consistently and efficiently controlling environments with high temperature and humidity load demands. Dehumidification is often an afterthought, and portable dehumidifiers do not deliver the cross-functional benefits of environmental control.

“Desert Aire has designed GrowAire specifically for meeting the sensible and latent needs of indoor growing climates,” said Paul Stewart, Vice President of Sales for Desert Aire LLC. “It is a natural fit to work with a design and systems integration leader such as urban-gro to ensure cultivators efficiently manage and optimize their cultivation operations.”

Bradley Nattrass, Co-Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of urban-gro, commented, “Subsequent to our acquisition of the MEP firm Impact Engineering in Q1 2019, and inline with our ongoing focus of integrating complex environmental equipment systems into our customers’ facilities, it is a natural step for urban-gro to partner with purpose-built HVAC solutions providers such as GrowAire. By doing so, we are providing our North America customers with solutions that assist them in maintaining a competitive advantage both today and into the future.”

About urban-gro, Inc.

urban-gro, Inc. (OTCQX: UGRO) is a leading engineering, design, and product solutions company that creates high performance cannabis cultivation facilities around the world. Our highly tailored, plant-centric approach to the design, procurement, and integration of complex equipment systems provides a single point of accountability throughout the project lifecycle. urban-gro ensures operational efficiency and economic advantage for commercial cultivators through a full spectrum of professional services focused on facility optimization, and compliant integrated pest management programs promoting environmental health. In every engagement, our unwavering focus is on solutions that ensure success. Visit www.urban-gro.com to learn more. Follow urban-gro on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Desert Aire LLC

Desert Aire LLC is a Milwaukee-based manufacturer of commercial and industrial humidity and climate control systems. Desert Aire systems provide healthy and comfortable indoor environments while saving energy in a variety of settings including indoor pool facilities, cultivation facilities, commercial greenhouses, indoor water parks, ice rinks, schools and universities, rec and fitness centers, office and retail buildings, and water treatment plants. Visit www.Desert-Aire.com for more information.

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Customer Contact:
Jonathan Nassar, Executive Vice President of Sales
urban-gro, Inc.
Email: jonathan.nassar@urban-gro.com 
Phone: 720-530-5018

Investor Relations Contact:
Phil Carlson
KCSA Strategic Communications
Email: pcarlson@kcsa.com 
Phone: 212-896-1233

Media Contact:
Anne Graf
KCSA Strategic Communications
Email: agraf@kcsa.com 
Phone: 786-390-2644

For Desert Aire inquiries, please contact:
Paul Stewart, Vice President of Sales
Desert Aire, LLC
Phone: 262-946-7400



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