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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

Sunridge Nurseries is excited to announce that it has embarked on an expansion project that will increase their overall production area by an additional 7 acres of greenhouses and shade houses. These state of the art, Agra-Tech solar light ranges will come equipped with the latest technologies in greenhouse climate and irrigation controls. By incorporating higher gutter heights, ridge roof vents and internal shade curtains, coupled with energy efficient double wall polycarbonate coverings, we expect to shorten our crop time on potted grafted vines and do it with fewer energy inputs. Other features include the addition of HAF fans and light diffusion in the polycarbonate coverings which will allows us to grow at higher crop densities without sacrificing plant quality.

The expansion project will increase our overall capacity by 2 million potted vines under a protected insect free environment. This, along with all concrete flooring and roadways throughout the entire project and our continued use of all metal benching, will help to provide for a more disease free growing area. The ability to wash down benches, floors and walkways with disinfectants both before and after vines move thru the facility is a critical step in keeping the vines free of unwanted diseases.

by Michael Vietti

Read the Blog:  Sunridge Nurseries Undergoes Large Greenhouse Expansion

Sunridge Nurseries
Bakersfield, CA