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Gensler Gardens - Loves Park, Illinois
This cutting-edge garden center utilized (4) 35’6” x 132’ Ludy RS II with a 14 foot sidewall. Almost 19,000 ft.² of retail has our direct vent taking advantage of the natural ventilation and the unique hip roof design. Glazed with 8mm acrylic and the glass verticals helps the customers view the plant material inside the greenhouses. There is also a 35’6” x 72’ Ludy RS II connected for a plant receiving, staging and warehousing area.
PSU Research Greenhouse
The PSU research greenhouses 5000 ft.² hot dip galvanized and polycarbonate facility, completed in 2007. The new research greenhouse furthers PS use commitment to being a green campus. In a remarkable achievement for a plant growth facility, the research greenhouse achieved LEED silver certification for energy efficiency and sustainability through the use of sophisticated environmental controls and innovative architecture. Currently, the greenhouse consist of 4 independently controlled compartments, head house, and a covered patio. Each compartment is 720 ft.² with 400 ft.² of usable bench space. The compartments are developed exclusively to research projects by faculty in Biology, Physics and Environmental Sciences and Resources; plan materials used for teaching are cultivated an additional facilities and science buildings 1 and 2. All rooms have independent temperature and lighting controls. Buildings include (2) 30' x 72' and (1) 10' x 72' Ludy RS II series greenhouses with 10 ' sidewalls.
DePaul University - Chicago, Illinois
Built on top of the roof of a science building this Ludy SL greenhouse is used for research and teaching. There are 2 aluminum rigid frames, each measuring 27’ wide x 21’ long with a 10 foot sidewall. Sitting on top of a concrete knee wall it is flanked by a living green roof and the head house/classroom. It is glazed with 16mm acrylic on the roof, sides, and Gables.
Andy’s Garden Center - Troy, Ohio
This (2) 36’ X 132’ Ludy Ez-Up Direct with a 12’ sidewall is where Andy’s Garden Center grows and maintains healthy plants for retail. They chose to glaze the roof with double polyurethane and vertical walls with 8mm polycarbonate. They also have Ludy Patriots and Ez-Up Hoops greenhouses at their garden center for the retail area.
Anna's Garden and Gifts - Middletown, Pennsylvania
Renovation of the existing 1930s King Greenhouse, designed for Milton Hershey (one of 3 in existence). This eye-catching renovation was for Anna's Garden and Gifts garden center in Middletown, Pennsylvania and glazed with 8mm polycarbonate.