Session 3: 

System Design & Pricing Using SketchUp


1:03 – How CEA is used to reach consistent year round deliveries

2:24 – Alternatives to ZipGrow technology; aeroponics, stacked rack systems, etc

4:00 – System design and facility choices.

8:44 – Intro to Budget

Using SketchUp for ZipFarm (Indoor) Farm Layout

Production Estimates Calculator for Crop Yields and Revenue Estimates

Using SketchUp for ZipGrow Greenhouse Layout

Action Items:

  • Review the PDF worksheet (above)
  • If you will be using SketchUp, download the software and watch the tutorial videos
  • If you will be using a pencil and paper, create a drawing of your production floor, showing floor space, square footage, and layout of ZipRacks