Greenhouse Design Book

The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse

How to Design and Build a Net-Zero-Energy Greenhouse

Whether you are a backyard gardener or commercial grower, the solution to sustainable year-round growing is self-heating solar greenhouses.

The Year Round Greenhouse

Want to grow your own bananas avocados tomatoes and nutrient dense food year-round, even through the winter? The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse is the one-stop guide to designing and building greenhouses that harness and store energy from the sun to create naturally heated, lush growing environments even in the depths of winter. Topics include:

  • Principles of solar greenhouse design (siting, glazing and insulation)
  • Selecting and installing glazing materials
  • Ventilation methods
  • Construction methods
  • Sustainable heating and cooling methods (passive thermal mass materials, compost heaters, rocket mass heaters and GAHT systems).

The book covers Ceres solar greenhouse design, as well as many variations, including:

  • Attached solar greenhouses,
  • Earth-sheltered and underground greenhouses
  • Aquaponics greenhouses
  • Off-grid greenhouses using solar panels

$24.95

*Please note, we can only ship to locations in the continental US.




Ceres Greenhouse Solutions

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