Tilt up was chosen as the main structure for this project due to the humidity at which potatoes are to be stored at. Although the exterior of this project was constructed using conventional wood construction the interior of the potato bins were constructed of 6 inch thick solid concrete panels.
Project: D&G Ferguson Potato Farms
Location: Alliston, Ontario
Year built: 2002
Owner: Vander Zaag
Engineer of Record: McNeil Engineering & Construction Inc
General Contractor: Double O Construction Inc.
Building use: Potato storage
Square footage of insulated panels: 0
Square footage of non-insulated panels: 17,200 sq ft
Number of panels: 47
Heaviest panel: 105,000 lbs
Tallest panel: 21’-3”
Largest panel: 875 sq ft