Best practices for commercial greenhouse construction projects

Whether you are building a single hoop house or building a ten hectare greenhouse range, new greenhouse construction is part of building your growing business. For many growers the construction process is exciting full of anticipation as you watch your dreams becoming a reality. For other growers, greenhouse construction brings on a feeling of anxiety as personal and corporate resources must be directed to an area of the business they are less familiar with. After decades of working with thousands of greenhouse growers all over the world, GGS have come up with our list of best practices for ensuring a smooth new greenhouse construction project:
  • Planning for long term goals first
  • Hiring experienced people
  • Getting organized from the start with a kickoff meeting
  • Providing for contingencies in the construction budget
  • Building extra time into your construction schedule
  • Focusing on quality every step of the way
  • New construction decisions include efficient technology
  • Be purposeful in changing anything from what you are familiar with in the greenhouse
  • Keep track of progress as the greenhouse is built
Read more about these best practices here.

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