CO2 monitor for grow room

CO2 monitors are increasingly being used in grow rooms, where carbon dioxide is an unavoidable gas that affects the environment of the growing room. Therefore, its use in growing makes CO2 sensors an ideal tool to increase productivity.

CO2 monitor for grow room
CO2 monitor for grow room

What is a growth chamber?

A plant growth chamber, also known as a plant culture room or plant laboratory, is an enclosed environment designed for plant growth and research. This environment is usually tightly controlled to simulate or create a variety of conditions suitable for plant growth. Plant growth chambers are widely used in many fields such as modern agriculture, horticulture, biology, ecology, and environmental science.

NDIR CO2 Sensor Module FS00302

Main features of plant growth chambers

Environmental control: one of the main features of a plant growth chamber is that it provides precise environmental control. This includes temperature, light, humidity, air composition (e.g. carbon dioxide concentration), and soil or hydroponic conditions. By adjusting these parameters, researchers can simulate different climates and growing conditions in order to study plant growth and development.

Isolation from external disturbances: Plant growth chambers provide a space for plants to be isolated from the external environment. This helps to minimize the impact of external factors (e.g., pests, diseases, climate change, etc.) on plant growth, thus allowing for more accurate experimental results.

Efficient Resource Utilization: Since the environment of a plant growth chamber is enclosed, it allows for more efficient use of resources such as water and fertilizers. In addition, energy consumption can be reduced by precisely controlling the environmental conditions.

NDIR CO2 Sensor Module FS00302

The function of CO2 monitor for grow room

A CO2 monitor is a sensor that detects the concentration of carbon dioxide in indoor or outdoor air. In the field of plant growth room, the main role of CO2 monitor is to help agricultural cultivation researchers manage the climate of the growth room and control the gas emission of the growth room, so as to improve the efficiency of agricultural production and environmental protection.


A growth chamber is a method of controlling the environment in which plants are grown, providing them with appropriate light, temperature, and humidity. The use of a CO2 monitor in growth chambers allows real-time measurement of the concentration of carbon dioxide and other gases in the air and, in combination with temperature, humidity, and other parameters, controls the operation of the chamber’s ventilation, recirculating moisture, and other systems, regulating the indoor atmosphere of the chamber to ensure optimal conditions for plant growth. By using CO2 sensors, agricultural producers can utilize optimal atmosphere control measures to achieve high yields and high-quality produce.


CO2 monitoring helps agricultural producers to control greenhouse gas emissions in the grow room. During agricultural production, the application of fertilizers and the respiration of plants produce greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, which leads to the greenhouse effect. Agricultural producers can use CO2 sensors to monitor greenhouse gas emissions and take timely measures to reduce emissions, achieving energy saving and emission reduction.