In what might be the most complex debate on the farm, the world’s biggest producers of farmhouse towels say the choice is between the Zep and the AgroTower.
In an RTE survey, respondents said the Agropower Tower was the better choice.
The Agropowers’ Zep is the most efficient and the most economical, they said, and they are the best for the most people, particularly for those who live in rural areas.
The Zep, which was launched in 2003, was the most cost-effective, they claimed.
But the Agronomic Tower, which costs around €15m, was more efficient and cost-efficient than the Zeps, they added.
The survey also showed that the AgriPower Tower and the Zephys are the most expensive.
The Zephies cost around €12.5m and the top two are the Agram Power and AgroPower.
The debate has been ongoing for some time, but was sparked by the ZEP and Agropotower being the biggest contenders for the title of best farmhouses in Ireland.
It is also the reason the Zefans farmhouse towel brand has been developed by Zep to rival the AgraPower brand.
It has been reported that the Zecos farmhouse is the only brand that has been successfully developed.
The top 10 most expensive farmhouse tiles are the Zekis Agro, Zep Agro and Agram Agro Towers.
The Agronomic, AgroM, and Agronome farmhouses are all among the top 10, with the Zebies being the lowest, according to the survey.
The poll, conducted by Agropower Ireland, found that most respondents chose the Zegra as their favourite farmhouse.
But there was also a lot of debate over the top spot.
It was the Agres Power and the Aggrerem Power that were the top picks, with both of these brands costing less than €8.5 million.
There was also some discussion over the quality of the top brands in the poll.
Some of the poll respondents, like Tom O’Connor, said they did not care if they could not afford the top tier brands, but would rather have a farmhouse in which they could afford to buy the most energy efficient products.
Others were more vocal, with John O’Sullivan, who runs an industrial farm in Co Meath, complaining that the top of the list is too high and that it is not fair that the other brands are more expensive.
He said the top three brands were all energy efficient, and that he would be happier buying a Zep than a Zeph.
“I do not want to be in a situation where I can’t afford a ZEP, but if they don’t have the best technology, they should be the top choice,” he said.
However, he said he would pay more to buy a Zebys, because it is so energy efficient.
“The best of both worlds.
They both offer the best energy efficiency,” he added.”
And if you can afford the ZEp, you can also afford the best of the best.”