(Completed in 2006)

maricopa1[1]
10 separate bio-hazard level 2 research greenhouse cells on right in 5 gutter connected Nexus Vails. 8 separate insect rearing cells in air chimney-style Nexus Vail on front left. Two cells in air conditioned Nexus Vail on middle left and 4 greenhouse cells in air conditioned Nexus Vail on back left. All structures with insect screening over inlets and intake shutters and over exhaust fans. Concrete floors with collected drain water. All structures glazed with 8 and 16mm clear acrylic twin wall panels in gasketed aluminum extrusions.
maricopa2[1]
8 bay insect breeding facility. 4 cells to each side of central corridor under air intake chimney that provides air to cooling pads on corridor wall of each bio-hazard level 2 cell. Two screened exhaust fans to exterior of each cell. All cells have hot water heating, concrete floors with concrete curbs around each cell. Floor drains in each cell. 8 and 16mm clear acrylic twin wall panels on Nexus Vail galvanized steel greenhouse frame adapted with air chimney.
maricopa3_MIDDLE
8 bay insectory for production and quarantine of insects. Modified Nexus Vail with insect-screened air intake chimney, insect-screened exhaust fans, pad and fan cooling from central corridor. 8mm clear acrylic panels mounted in gasketed aluminum extrusions.
maricopa4[1]
5 gutter connected Nexus Vails divided into 10 separate research cells with a partition under each gutter and under each ridge. Insect screens over intake vents and pad systems and exterior insect screens on slant wall exhaust fans. Glazed with clear 8 and 16 mm twinwall Deglas acrylic panels.
maricopa5[1]
5 bay gutter connected Nexus Vails divided into 10 separate research cells with partitions under each ridge and under each gutter with insect-screened shutters over pad systems, insect screens on exhaust fans and with hot water unit heaters. Cable frame above greenhouses to support exterior shade system and leave an airspace between the greenhouse roof glazing and the exterior shade cloth. All surfaces glazed with clear 8 and 16 mm twin wall acrylic panels.
maricopa6[1]
2 cell air conditioned research greenhouse with dividing partition under the ridge line. Features motorized shade system, insect-screened exhaust pressure vents and clear acrylic twin wall glazing on a galvanized Nexus Vail frame. Concrete curbed cells with concrete floors and collection floor drains to create bio-hazard level 2 research cells.

For more information on this greenhouse or any others, please contact us at appas@americanplant.com or call (405) 787-4833.

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