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Commercial Greenhouse North Slope

Product Description:

The North Slope is designed to shed snow and allow maximum light into the greenhouse for Northern climates.  We have found that its generous Gothic peak makes it easy to cool with natural ventilation so that it excels in mild to hot climates as well.  The North Slope is a commercial grade quonset for Agricultural use / high tunnel greenhouse.  The North Slope's Gothic arch design has no flat spots on the roof making it stronger and drip less than most.

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Key Benefits

  • Widths of 30' & 24'.
  • International Building Codes:
  • Code @ 4' On Center = 12# Live Load / 120 MPH Exposure "C"/50# ground snow
  • Code @ 6' On-Center = 12# Live Load / 100 MPH Exposure "C"
  • Other wind and snow loads available. Please inquire. 
  • Non-Code is also available (without Tie-Bars and webs).
  • 50,000 psi structural steel galvanized tubing is used throughout the North Slope.
  • Overall height of 15' +/- at peak.
  • Sidewall height: 6'
  • Arches 2 3/8" diameter.
  • 5 runs of "Z" shaped Condensate Purlins come standard on the 30' wide house, 3 runs standard on the 24' wide house. The overlapping purlins catch condensation and carry it to the end wall.
  • 1 3/8" Tie bars with 2 tubing webs for each arch on the Code houses.
  • Continuously arched gothic roof sheds snow & condensation more easily than flat gothic arch designs.
  • 4' or 6' on center arch spacing - rain will not form pockets on the roof to overload your house.
  • The taller peak allows more air volume which increases circulation and improves crop response.
  • Meets USDA - NRCS Tunnel requirements and is perfect for Northern Climates.

Options

  • Peaked Roof Vent 48" wide, available in 12' increments.
  • Roll Up or Drop Walls available for end or sidewalls.
  • Wall and Pad Vents of 3', 4', and 5' tall for end walls.

Client's Testimonial

"We have worked with Agra Tech and Ag-Con previously, so we’re very comfortable with both companies and know we’ll be getting some of the best service available,” Farris explained. “In fact, Agra Tech has built all of the greenhouses we have here currently, except for the original one that was built back in the 1940s. Working with the Pound family and Jim Bergantz our ATI rep, not to mention all of the amazing folks in their office–it is great to be working with some of the finest and smartest people in the industry today."

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Dave Wilson Nursery, LLC
Hickman, CA