Rob’s here with another video in our #AskRobAvis series: Rusty R. asks how much he would have to pay to build a passive solar greenhouse just like ours. Rob’s answer? “That depends….”
Do you want to pay someone to do your greenhouse design, blueprints and construction? Or would you rather do it yourself, with expert help and guidance?
Rob breaks down the costs for all your options here, from a total done-for-you custom job to a guided DIY project with the benefit of Rob’s greenhouse blueprints (available soon!). Structural materials? Included. Glazing options? Included. Shipping costs for polycarbonate panels also included!
Is a greenhouse on this scale practical for you? Watch the video to find out!
To find more videos in this new Q&A series, search the hashtag #AskRobAvis on YouTube!. Want to pose a question of your own? Ask it in the comments below any video on this channel. We can’t guarantee that Rob will answer them all, but he’ll cover as many as he can.
To see more videos documenting the design and construction of Verge’s new passive solar greenhouse, see our “Verge Farm Passive Solar Greenhouse Build” playlist:
And if you want to know more about our DIY passive solar greenhouse course and tools, just check these greenhouse resources:
* Passive solar greenhouse design products:
* Passive solar greenhouse case study product:
* Comprehensive passive solar greenhouse design self-study course:
* Introduction to Passive solar greenhouse design tool:
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About Rob Avis and Verge Permaculture:
In less than 10 years, Rob & Michelle Avis left Calgary’s oil fields and retooled his engineering career to help clients and students design integrated systems for shelter, energy, water, waste and food, all while supporting local economy and regenerating the land. He’s now leading the next wave of permaculture education, teaching career-changing professionals to become eco-entrepreneurs with successful regenerative businesses. Learn more and connect with Rob & Michelle at https://vergepermaculture.ca/
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