Sunroom, Greenhouse, Building & Hydroponics Resources

Sunroom, Greenhouse, Building & Hydroponics Resources

Greenhouse and Sunroom Design, Construction and Framing Options:
Sunspace Basics: Brief, well written summary of sunspace design basics, with references for further research.
Planning and Building a Greenhouse: Basics from UGA Extension Service.
Solar Greenhouses: Complete “Online” design info from National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.
Related Construction Materials & Techniques:
Eco Pressure Treated Lumber: Southern Forest Products Association’s presentation on eco friendly southern pine.
Laminated Timber Certified Fabricators: The American Institute of Timber Construction (AITC) is the national technical trade association of the structural glued laminated (glulam) timber industry.
US Wholesale Pipe & Tube: Large distributor of galvanized steel pipe and tube with regional warehouses.
Hydroponics Supplies:
Hydrofarm: The nation’s oldest and largest maker of hydroponics and grow lights.
Verti-Gro: Vertical Gardening and Hydroponics. Verti-Gro Systems provide for very high density production..
General Building & Construction Sites:
4specs.com: Building products catalogue, with links to manufacturers.
BuilderCentral.com: Building industry directory designed to help you find home builder, home improvement, contractor and more.

Alternative Energy, Construction, Conservation, Solar & Sustainable Living:

Backwoods Home Magazine: Practical ideas for self-reliant living.
Rocky Mountain Institute: Excellent technical and process resource.
Home Power Magazine: is the Hands-on Journal of Home-Made Power.

Polycarbonate Greenhouse and Sunroom Building Supplies