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Byers Scientific, Iowa State University and Odor Experts Identify Volatile Chemical Compound Responsible for Cannabis Odor Complaints

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., March 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A research team comprised of Byers Scientific, Iowa State University and Texas-based odor experts report isolation and identification of the volatile chemical which appears to be primarily responsible for…

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How Facility Emissions Assessments Can Help Cultivators Avoid Liability

Community complaints of odor from Cannabis operations are at an all time high, nationwide. This is due, in part, to cultivators’ continued reliance on HVAC systems that are not engineered…

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Not Everyone Loves that Skunky Smell: Understanding emissions profiles has led to the latest in engineered solutions for odor control

Byers Scientific has raised the bar again. Since the recent launch of their latest odor mitigation technology, the Byers MT-6 Molecular Scrubbing System for indoor and greenhouse cultivation, the Byers…

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Byers Scientific Announces New Company Structure to Deliver Innovative and Sustainable Industrial-Scale Odor Mitigation Solutions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Bloomington, IN Feb 10, 2021 –– Marc Byers and his team of odor mitigation experts recently announced the launch of Byers Scientific (“Byers”), which brings two…

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Brief Truce in Carpinteria Cannabis Wars

For the past three years, the “skunky” stench of marijuana swirling around Carpinteria, penetrating homes, schools, parks, beaches, freeway lanes, and even funerals at the cemetery has pitted neighbor against…

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New technology could help Carpinteria cannabis growers clear the air

CARPINTERIA, Calif. – As the stubborn smell of cannabis fills the Carpinteria Valley air, so does tension between growers and neighbors. The ongoing concern over cannabis odor in the area…

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Air Quality and Santa Barbara County Cannabis

Air quality is something cannabis farmers think about a lot. Some neighbors love the floral scent of cannabis. Some consider it a nuisance and would describe it as “skunky.” Whatever…

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Controlling the Stench

Let’s face it, not everyone loves the smell of cannabis. In this Tech Moment, we sat down with Autumn Shelton and Hanna Brand, co-owners of Autumn Brands. Over a century…

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Questions Raised Over Whether The Cannabis Industry Is Contributing To Air Pollution

The legal cannabis industry has a big environmental footprint using lots of water and energy. But researchers have another concern. Could the plant itself be contributing to air pollution? Colorado…

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Are stay-at-home orders really reducing pollution in the Triangle?

With much of the country under stay-at-home orders, carbon emissions in some of America’s largest cities have been slashed in half. But despite near-empty roads, the Triangle area hasn’t seen…

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featured

Understanding emissions profiles has led to the latest solutions for odor control

Byers Scientific has raised the bar again. Since the recent launch of their latest odor mitigation technology, the Byers MT-6 Molecular Scrubbing System for indoor and greenhouse cultivation, the Byers…

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Cannabis

How Breakthroughs in Cannabis Odor Research Can and Should Shape Odor Control Policies

Commercial cannabis is a booming industry with incredible profit potential. By 2026, experts predict the legal U.S. cannabis market will reach $41 billion in annual sales, making it roughly the…

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Why A Clear Picture of Your Emissions Profile Is Essential For Proper Odor Neutralization

With the 2018 legalization of hemp and more recent surge of state-level legalization for recreational cannabis, commercial cannabis cultivation is a rapidly growing industry. Yet, as commercial hemp and cannabis…

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Odor Mitigation Strategies for Cannabis Grows

Cannabis plants transpire (or sweat) as humans do. There are over 200 compounds found in the emissions coming off the plants consisting of monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes, thiols, and more. [1] All…

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The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Carbon Scrubbing

Carbon filters are the recommended best management practice (BMP) for cannabis emissions and odor control according to the Denver Cannabis Sustainability Working Group’s 2020 BMP Guide. Carbon filtration is currently the best control technology…

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Can Smells from Cannabis Cultivation Be Effectively Measured & Controlled?

Whether you love or loathe the distinct smell of cannabis, there’s no denying that it has quickly become a talking point in communities across the country. With recreational cannabis now…

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Sustainable Ways to Mitigate Emissions and Odor for Cultivators and Processors

As a sustainable business, it is imperative to be a steward of the environment, which includes being mindful of environmental and social impact concerns of air quality and odor emissions….

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The Overlooked Elephant In The Greenhouse-Design Room

In the process of conducting our research, we’ve visited multiple types of cannabis cultivation facilities. In Denver, we’ve found cultivators in warehouse space and ex-business parks. In New Jersey, we’ve…

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How To Become An Expert At Finding The Right Expert Witness

As a relatively new industry, legal cannabis cultivation is under intense scrutiny by not only government regulators but also a skeptical public who is slow to let go of the…

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Good Science Makes Good Neighbors

Many modern communities have a diverse mix of residents with a range of livelihoods and motivations for where they work and reside. One outcome of this for rural communities is…

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Tips For Hiring a Cannabis Lawyer and Planner

This month, Pacific Environmental Analytics, LLC has asked Amy Steinfeld, co-chair of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck’s cannabis and industrial hemp industry group and land use and water attorney, and Rebecca…

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Air Quality and Santa Barbara County Cannabis

Air quality is something cannabis farmers think about a lot. Some neighbors love the floral scent of cannabis. Some consider it a nuisance and would describe it as “skunky.” Whatever…

Read more

Controlling the Stench

Let’s face it, not everyone loves the smell of cannabis. In this Tech Moment, we sat down with Autumn Shelton and Hanna Brand, co-owners of Autumn Brands. Over a century…

Read more

It’s Time to Clear the Air on “Carbon Filtration”

Hi, I am Dr. William Vizuete, Chief Scientific Officer at Pacific Environmental Analytics (PEA). At PEA, we work with both new and experienced commercial cannabis cultivators and processors, but one…

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Where and When to Spend Your Odor Control Bucks

Hi, I am Dr. Alex Guenther of Pacific Environmental Analytics (PEA). Last month, we took a closer look at molecular filtration and identified some often overlooked considerations that can have…

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featured

Understanding emissions profiles has led to the latest solutions for odor control

Byers Scientific has raised the bar again. Since the recent launch of their latest odor mitigation technology, the Byers MT-6 Molecular Scrubbing System for indoor and greenhouse cultivation, the Byers…

Read more

Odor

What causes odor and how to manage it future.

featured

The Future of Commercial Odor Control Must Be Connected, Scalable, and Custom

Odor control is a crucial consideration for waste processing facilities across the country. In fact, a lack of comprehensive odor control poses a distinct liability for these essential facilities. Luckily,…

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The True Costs of Insufficient Industrial Odor Control

It is a given that industrial-scale waste processing facilities such as landfills, wastewater treatment plants, and commercial composting facilities emit odors. What’s less clear, primarily due to the subjective nature…

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The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Carbon Scrubbing

Carbon filters are the recommended best management practice (BMP) for cannabis emissions and odor control according to the Denver Cannabis Sustainability Working Group’s 2020 BMP Guide. Carbon filtration is currently the best control technology…

Read more

3 Ways Byers Scientific Empowers Real-Time Odor Complaint Management

Odor complaints and commercial operations often go hand-in-hand, especially as population growth sends residential developments sprawling closer to industrial sites. However, because odor investigation and assessments rely on highly subjective…

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Smart Technology for Landfill Odors Leveraging the Power of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Byers Scientific (“Byers”) offers proven and innovative solutions for industrial-scale odor mitigation, data-driven emissions analysis, and scalable Cloud-based (IIoT) technology engineered for the solid waste industry. As one of the…

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Odor Mitigation at the South Wake Landfill

In 2017, Wake County installed a new type of odor-control system spanning the southern perimeter of the South Wake Landfill. The system has been in place for just under a…

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Employing New Weapons to Fight Landfill Odors

Landfill owners spend millions to control or prevent noxious odors, one of their greatest struggles. In less common, worst-case scenarios, they invest millions more dealing with lawsuits. Some of best…

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It’s Time to Clear the Air on “Carbon Filtration”

Hi, I am Dr. William Vizuete, Chief Scientific Officer at Pacific Environmental Analytics (PEA). At PEA, we work with both new and experienced commercial cannabis cultivators and processors, but one…

Read more

Where and When to Spend Your Odor Control Bucks

Hi, I am Dr. Alex Guenther of Pacific Environmental Analytics (PEA). Last month, we took a closer look at molecular filtration and identified some often overlooked considerations that can have…

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ODOR

The Science of Odor

Our sense of smell—like our sense of taste—is part of our chemosensory system, or the “chemical senses”. In order for us to smell a particular thing molecules from that thing…

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article

Odorous Assault

Odor is an ongoing challenge for landfills and compost operations, but not because of biological changes. Byers Scientific founder, Marc Byers, weighs in. Odor is an ongoing challenge for landfills…

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Don’t Be a Nasty Neighbor

It’s inevitable that landfills will have some type of neighbors—and keeping them happy by reducing odor is an important part of business. It’s inevitable that landfills will have some type…

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Emissions

The science behind cannabis emissions.

Why A Clear Picture of Your Emissions Profile Is Essential For Proper Odor Neutralization

With the 2018 legalization of hemp and more recent surge of state-level legalization for recreational cannabis, commercial cannabis cultivation is a rapidly growing industry. Yet, as commercial hemp and cannabis…

Read more

Can Smells from Cannabis Cultivation Be Effectively Measured & Controlled?

Whether you love or loathe the distinct smell of cannabis, there’s no denying that it has quickly become a talking point in communities across the country. With recreational cannabis now…

Read more

Sustainable Ways to Mitigate Emissions and Odor for Cultivators and Processors

As a sustainable business, it is imperative to be a steward of the environment, which includes being mindful of environmental and social impact concerns of air quality and odor emissions….

Read more

Podcast 14: Sustainability is in the Air – Cannabis Odor Mitigation & Emission Analysis

The SCC welcomes Marc Byers, Founder & President of Byers Scientific and Dr. Will Vizuete, Chief Scientific Officer, as they are joined by Tristan Strauss, Co-Founder & CEO of Headwaters…

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Byers Emissions Analysis

Byers Emissions Analysis – Empowering Sustainable Commercial Cannabis

Byers Emissions Analysis (BEA) identifies, measures, models and assesses cannabis plant emissions serving operators, regulators and communities. BEA provides critical site-specific emissions data to empower informed decisions and offer solutions…

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Understanding Cannabis Emissions For Improved Air Quality

In this our inaugural edition I would like address Cannabis Terpenoid Emission Factor Measurements for the purposes of measuring the potential impacts of cannabis cultivation on air quality. The overall…

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Where and When to Spend Your Odor Control Bucks

Hi, I am Dr. Alex Guenther of Pacific Environmental Analytics (PEA). Last month, we took a closer look at molecular filtration and identified some often overlooked considerations that can have…

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Blog

How Breakthroughs in Cannabis Odor Research Can and Should Shape Odor Control Policies

Commercial cannabis is a booming industry with incredible profit potential. By 2026, experts predict the legal U.S. cannabis market will reach $41 billion in annual sales, making it roughly the…

Read more
featured

The Future of Commercial Odor Control Must Be Connected, Scalable, and Custom

Odor control is a crucial consideration for waste processing facilities across the country. In fact, a lack of comprehensive odor control poses a distinct liability for these essential facilities. Luckily,…

Read more

The True Costs of Insufficient Industrial Odor Control

It is a given that industrial-scale waste processing facilities such as landfills, wastewater treatment plants, and commercial composting facilities emit odors. What’s less clear, primarily due to the subjective nature…

Read more

Why A Clear Picture of Your Emissions Profile Is Essential For Proper Odor Neutralization

With the 2018 legalization of hemp and more recent surge of state-level legalization for recreational cannabis, commercial cannabis cultivation is a rapidly growing industry. Yet, as commercial hemp and cannabis…

Read more

3 Ways Byers Scientific Empowers Real-Time Odor Complaint Management

Odor complaints and commercial operations often go hand-in-hand, especially as population growth sends residential developments sprawling closer to industrial sites. However, because odor investigation and assessments rely on highly subjective…

Read more

Can Smells from Cannabis Cultivation Be Effectively Measured & Controlled?

Whether you love or loathe the distinct smell of cannabis, there’s no denying that it has quickly become a talking point in communities across the country. With recreational cannabis now…

Read more

Sustainable Ways to Mitigate Emissions and Odor for Cultivators and Processors

As a sustainable business, it is imperative to be a steward of the environment, which includes being mindful of environmental and social impact concerns of air quality and odor emissions….

Read more

Smart Technology for Landfill Odors Leveraging the Power of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Byers Scientific (“Byers”) offers proven and innovative solutions for industrial-scale odor mitigation, data-driven emissions analysis, and scalable Cloud-based (IIoT) technology engineered for the solid waste industry. As one of the…

Read more
Byers Emissions Analysis

Byers Emissions Analysis – Empowering Sustainable Commercial Cannabis

Byers Emissions Analysis (BEA) identifies, measures, models and assesses cannabis plant emissions serving operators, regulators and communities. BEA provides critical site-specific emissions data to empower informed decisions and offer solutions…

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Byers Emissions Analysis

Cannabis Emissions and the Source of the “Skunk-like” Odor

Have you ever wondered why the term ‘skunky’ is so often used to describe the detectable emissions of particularly smelly cannabis? Well, a research team lead by Byers Scientific has discovered the answer in their ongoing research to isolate and mitigate the odor-causing compound(s) found in cannabis.

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Byers Scientific

Inside Look at the Odor Control Industry’s New Gold Standard

Byers’ latest product offering, the MT-6™ Molecular Filtration System, a 6,000 CFM industrial-scale interior odor mitigation solution, is engineered to work in phases to ensure efficient and effective odor control….

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Byers Emissions Analysis

Top 5 Reasons Why Knowing Your Canopy Emissions Profile Can Save You Time, Money, and Energy

Byers Emissions Analysis developed a scientific and mathematical approach for quantifying odor coming from Cannabis plant emissions at a given facility. Our lead scientists, Dr. Will Vizuete and Dr. Alex…

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Byers Scientific

Introducing Byers Scientific—Empowering Growth

Byers Scientific offers proven and innovative solutions for industrial-scale odor mitigation, data-driven emissions analysis, and scalable Cloud-based technology engineered for a variety of industries. The origin story The company’s founder,…

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ODOR

The Science of Odor

Our sense of smell—like our sense of taste—is part of our chemosensory system, or the “chemical senses”. In order for us to smell a particular thing molecules from that thing…

Read more

Podcast

Cannabis Odor Emissions Technology with Byers Scientific

Learn more about odor emissions technology with Marc Byers, Founder and President, and Dr. William Vizuete, Chief Scientific Officer, at Byers Scientific. Odor emissions, which is purely a regulatory issue that doesn’t seem…

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Dr. Vizuete on CannMed’s Coffee Talk Podcast

Medicinal Genomics invites you to listen as we talk with cannabis industry experts, discussing topics from bench to bedside as part of our NEW CannMed Coffee Talk Podcast Series. Get a…

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Unlocking the Secrets of Cannabis with Byers Emissions Analysis

In this episode, we dive into one of the most fascinating aspects of cannabis that I had never heard of. I sit down with Dr. Alex Guenther and Dr. William…

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Podcast 14: Sustainability is in the Air – Cannabis Odor Mitigation & Emission Analysis

The SCC welcomes Marc Byers, Founder & President of Byers Scientific and Dr. Will Vizuete, Chief Scientific Officer, as they are joined by Tristan Strauss, Co-Founder & CEO of Headwaters…

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