The Care and Maintenance of Architectural Glass

Have you wondered how to care for and maintain the beauty of your AGI custom-designed architectural glass greenhouse, skylight, awning or conservatory? Here are some tips to avoid damaging this specialized architectural glass, and to maintain its luster and beauty long after installation. Avoid cleaning tinted and coated glass surfaces in direct sunlight as excessive heat interferes […]

What Does a Glass Awning Cost?

What Does a Glass Awning Cost?

A glass awning or glass canopy is simply a cover over an entry way or walkway that provides the benefit of natural light. The cost of a glass awning can vary widely depending upon design, materials used, and complexity of installation — but a good rule of thumb for AGI custom awnings is about $100 per square foot. […]

What Does a Greenhouse Cost?

What Does a Greenhouse Cost?

Posted on Jan 17, 2017 in Greenhouse, Greenhouse costs | No Comments

The costs associated with the construction of a custom greenhouse can vary widely depending on method of building, materials used, and whether the structure will have a heating and/or cooling system. You’ll need to consider what purpose your custom greenhouse will serve in order to determine an approximate cost for materials and labor. DIY (“do-it-yourself”) greenhouses […]

Where Should A Greenhouse Be Placed?

Where Should A Greenhouse Be Placed?

Posted on Jan 13, 2017 in Architectural Glass, Greenhouse | No Comments

Here are a few of the most important issues to consider when deciding on the placement of your AGI custom greenhouse. Placement & Orientation Most greenhouses are intended to house living plants, which means you’ll want to place your greenhouse in a position on your property where it will receive the most sunlight throughout the […]

How to Heat and Cool a Greenhouse

How to Heat and Cool a Greenhouse

Posted on Feb 24, 2013 in Greenhouse | No Comments

Greenhouse Climate Your main goal in greenhouse horticulture is to control the growing environment for your plants. Warm sunny days require cool air intake, while cloudy cool days may require an internal heat source. Cooling There are two primary forms of cooling your greenhouse. Passive ventilation, which is most popular for smaller greenhouses, simply achieved […]

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