26′ Installation Manual for Printing

26′ Growing Dome Written Instructions & Diagrams

26′ Install Manual Consolidated for Printing

26′ Install Manual (Print Engineered Plans Separately on 24″ x 36″ Paper)

The links below may be used to print every installation document and diagram with ease.

1. Selecting & Preparing Your Site

1-M1 – Tools You Will Need

1-W1 – Selecting Your Site

1-W2 – Site Preparation

1-A1 – Building Department Questionnaire

1-D1 – 3D Paper Model

1-D2 – Dome Structure Aerial View

1-D3 – Cross Section Showing Pond and Beds

2a. Layout for Gravel Ring Foundation

2a-M1 – Owner Supplied List for Gravel Ring Foundation

2a-W1 – Laying Out Your Dome

2a-W2 – Building the Gravel Base

2a-D1 – Layout for Gravel Ring

2a-D2 – Plans for Gravel Ring Foundation

2b. Layout for Concrete Piers Foundation Option

2b-M1 – Owner Supplied List for Concrete Piers Foundation

2b-W1 – Laying Out Your Dome

2b-W2 – Using Concrete Piers

2b-D1 – Layout for Concrete Piers

2b-D2 – Plans for Concrete Piers Foundation

2c. Layout for Insulated Concrete Forms Foundation Option

2c-M1 – Owner Supplied List for ICF Foundation

2c-W1 – Laying Out Your Dome

2c-W2 – Using Insulated Concrete Forms

2c-D1 – Layout for ICF Foundation

2c-D2 – Plans for Insulated Concrete Form Foundation

3. Foundation Wall Construction

3-W1 – Foundation Wall Construction

3-W2 – ICF Wall Package Installation

3-D1 – Foundation Wall Assembly

3-D2 – Nail & Screw Patterns Step 3

3-D3 – ICF/Concrete Wall Package Detail

4a. Strut by Strut Dome Assembly

4a-W1 – Strut by Strut Dome Assembly

4-W2 – Eyebolt to Hub Hanger Kit

4-D1 – 3D Paper Model (Same as 1-D1)

4-D2 – Dome Structure Aerial View (Same as 1-D2)

4-D3 – Hub System

4-D4 – Dome Leveling & Alignment

4-D5 – Hub Alignment

4b. Sub-Units Dome Assembly

4b-W1 – Sub-Units Dome Assembly

4-W2 – Eyebolt to Hub Hanger Kit

4-D1 – 3D Paper Model (Same as 1-D1)

4-D2 – Dome Structure Aerial View (Same as 1-D2)

4-D3 – Hub System

4-D4 – Dome Leveling & Alignment

4-D5 – Hub Alignment

4b-D6 – Sub-Units Structures

5. Anchoring the Growing Dome

5-W1 – Anchoring the Dome

5-D1 – Anchoring Dome to Gravel Ring Foundation

5-D2 – Anchoring Dome to Concrete Piers Foundation Option

5-D3 – Anchoring Detail to Concrete Piers

5-D4 – Anchoring Dome to ICF or Concrete Foundation Option

5-D5 – Anchoring Detail to ICF or Concrete Foundation

5-D6 – Anchoring Detail to ICF/Concrete Wall Package

6. Vent Installation Stage 1

6-W1 – Vent Installation Stage 1

6-D1 – Vent Components Stage 1

7. Snowshed Doorway Stage 1

7-W1 – Snowshed Doorway with Diagrams Stage 1

8. Foundation Wall Trim Strips

8-W1 – Foundation Wall Trim Strips

8-D1 – Screw Patterns Step 8

9. Reflectix & Glazing Triangles

9-W1 – Reflectix & Glazing Triangles

9-D1 – Screw Patterns Step 9

10. Vent Installation Stage 2

10-W1 – Vent Installation Stage 2

10-D1 – Vent Components

11. Snowshed Doorway Stage 2

11-W1 – Snowshed Doorway with Diagrams Stage 2 (Same as 7-W1)

11-D1 – Screw Patterns Step 11

11-D2 – Doorway Glazing Modification Using Twin Wall

12. Bottom Caps at Foundation Wall

12-W1 – Bottom Caps at Foundation Wall

12-D1 – Screw Patterns Step 12

13. Taping the Seams

13-W1 – Taping the Seams

13-D1 – Taping the Vents

14. Foundation Wall Insulation

14-W1 – Foundation Wall Insulation

14-D1 – Rigid Foam Insulation Layouts

15. Foundation Wall Liner

15-W1 – Foundation Wall Liner

15-D1 – Screw Patterns Step 15

16. Drip Edge Flashing

16-W1 – Drip Edge Flashing

17. Rodent Protection Option

17-W1 – Rodent Protection Option

17-D1 – Above Ground Pond Layout

18. Above Ground Pond Stage 1

18-W1 – Above Ground Pond Stage 1

18-D1 – Pond Fabrication Step 1

18-D2 – Pond Fabrication Step 2

18-D3 – Pond Cross Section

19. Above Ground Pond Stage 2

19-W1 – Above Ground Pond Stage 2

19-D1 – Pond Fabrication Step 2 (Same as 18-D2)

19-D2 – Pond Cross Section (Same as 18-D3)

20. Shade Cloth Installation

20-W1 – Shade Cloth Installation

20-D1 – Shade Cloth Hook Locations

21. Perimeter Skirt Insulation Option

21-W1 – Perimeter Skirt Insulation Option

21-D1 – Rigid Foam Insulation Layouts (Same as 14-D1)

21-D2 – Perimeter Insulation Detail

22. Bed Design Options

22-P1 – 20 Inch Path Raised Bed Plans

22-P2 – ADA Compliant Raised Bed Plans

22-P3 – 12 Inch Path Raised Bed Plans

23. Undersoil Ventilation System & Solar Panel(s)

23-W1 – Undersoil Ventilation System & Solar Panel(s) (Kit Manufactured Before January 1, 2021)

23-W1 – Undersoil Ventilation System & Solar Panel(s) (Kit Manufactured After January 1, 2021)

23-D1 – Undersoil Duct Layout (Kit Manufactured Before January 1, 2021)

23-D1 – Undersoil Duct Layout (Kit Manufactured After January 1, 2021)

UPGRADES

12v Solar Cooling Fan (Kit Manufactured Before August 1, 2021)

12v Solar Cooling Fan (Kit Manufactured After August 1, 2021)

Solar Attic Fan (Kit Manufactured Before November 1, 2021)

Solar Attic Fan (Kit Manufactured After November 1, 2021)

Thermostat Wiring Overview (Solar Fans Only)

115v Cooling Fan

CANARM 115v Cooling Fan

Solar Waterfall for Oval Pond (Kit Manufactured Before January 1, 2021)

Solar Waterfall for Oval Pond (Kit Manufactured After January 1, 2021)