The Agra Tech Sawtooth Greehouse is a low profile single slope truss. Heated air travels up the roof slope away from the plants.
The two biggest advantages of the Sawtooth design are that it is easy to install exhaust fans mid-house in the vertical wall above the gutter and that it is designed with columns that can continue through the roof to attach an energy truss outfitted with an exterior curtain.
With a vent or opening wall on the windward sidewall and vent on leeward roof, excellent natural ventilation is achieved for happier plants and reduced cooling costs.
Jim Bergantz, our Agra Tech rep, played a huge role with this project and he couldn’t have been more agreeable. One of the best things about hiring Agra Tech is that you also get Ag-Con, which is great. They have done all of the construction for each phase and it has been amazing. Ray Pound and the job foreman, Jaime, are on top of everything and their problem-solving skills have been very helpful.
Bahne talked to three different companies before signing with Agra Tech, he said. “They came back with a plan that was flexible and they we’re really willing to work with us at a reasonable price. We met with them and they helped us adjust the design. What they came up with was very similar to our original design, but they made it much more practical. They thought about things that we didn’t think of and that was a big deal, to say the least!”