Site Planning, Greenhouses and Environmental Controls Online Course


This course will cover a wide variety of considerations involved in planning and choosing your greenhouse. Learn about many different types of greenhouses, planning considerations, materials, configurations and environmental controls.



Site Planning, Greenhouse and Environmental Controls Online Course

This online aquaponics class is part of the Flourish Farm Aquaponic Online Course

Module 1 Introduction and Planning
Unit 1 Link and Downloads
Unit 2 Course overview and Greenhouse Planning Considerations
Module 2 Business and Regulatory Considerations
Unit 1 Business, Land, Building, Customer and Accessibility
Unit 2 Zoning, Regulations, Licensing
Unit 3 Entitlement
Unit 4 Permits, Inspections and Occupancy
Module 3 Location Considerations
Unit 1 Location Considerations and Master Planning
Unit 2 Greenhouse Orientation
Unit 3 Soils and Drainage
Unit 4 Utilities and Water
Unit 5 Transportation Security and Other Considerations
Unit 6 Planning Case Study
Module 4 Types of Greenhouses
Unit 1 Introduction and Benefits
Unit 2 Selecting a Greenhouse
Unit 3 Common Greenhouse Types
Unit 4 Passive Solar Greenhouses
Module 5 Building Materials and Considerations
Unit 1 Materials and Construction
Unit 2 Flooring considerations
Unit 3 Building Materials
Unit 4 Greenhouse Coverings
Module 6 Interior and Exterior Planning
Unit 1 Interior Planning - Bio Secure Entranceway
Unit 2 Exterior Planning
Unit 3 Head Houses
Unit 4 Project Reviews
Module 7 Environmental Systems
Unit 1 Greenhouse Air, Temp, Humidity, Microclimates
Unit 2 Ventilation and Air Exchange
Unit 3 Heating Consideration
Unit 4 Cooling Considerations
Unit 5 Controller Systems

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