Design & Framing
Heavy Duty Aluminum Framing Systems
Cross Country Standard Greenhouse Line
Our standard, functional greenhouse aluminum frame is ideal for hobby residential greenhouses and commercial applications that require a permanent structure that complements an existing landscape. The Cross Country greenhouse frame designs can withstand 85 mph winds and 32 pounds per square foot for snow loads.
Superior Frame Upgraded System
The Superior frame offers a more substantial appearance as well as structural strength without seeing exposed exterior fasteners. Thermally upgraded, this framing system allows for enjoyment in every season with insulated glass panels or energy efficient Fivewall polycarbonate. The Superior frame is a popular choice with homeowners who wish to match the design of their home and create a beautiful living and growing environment.
Our superior framing systems offer multiple advantages to the homeowner which include a weather tight seal to helps maintains the optimum temperatures inside the enclosure as well as reduce condensation. Additionally, our interior bolt track provides endless points to fasten to for shelving and staging opportunities.
Meridian Estate Framing System
Our Meridian Estate framing is the ultimate in elegant design while exceeding all the functionality of our Superior framing. Three different sizes of tubular aluminum glazing bars guarantee the design of your dreams. In this collection, the frame is the strength as well as the beauty.
Great care is taken to create a finished appearance with limited exposed fasteners providing a clean, high end look. This collection affords the choice of any glass or polycarbonate panel, including high performance glazing options.
- Aluminum: Alloy and temper framework is 6063-T5 or T6 for extrusions and 209 for sheet/plates.
- Paint: All finishes and trim is semi-gloss baked on Duracron enamel finish to comply with AMMA 2603 specification. Other coatings also available.
- Gaskets: Vinyl-Rubber modified gaskets for improved cold temperature flexibility and Poly vinyl Chloride 15 lb density double sided adhesive gasket.
- Extrusions: The glazing bars are proprietary solid extrusions that incorporate an internal and external weep channels to direct moisture, which could collect on the interior of the glazing, to the exterior of the enclosure.
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