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2. What are Green-Walls? Vertical structures that incorporate plant life to form an integrated system. Australia, http://www.greenwall.com.au/Greenwall.aspx & Vancouver, Greenovergrey.com 3. What are some Benefits of Greenwalls?
They can reduce the surface temperature of walls by as much as10 oC which results in significant air-conditioning savings. 20 Cents/ ft 2 Total Savings $$$ = 14 cents/ kWh Electricity Rates 500W/1000W AC efficiency 0.029 kWh/ft 2 Reduced Energy 4.
A study from Texas A&M University proved that greenwalls decrease stress while improving productivity 12% Interior plants lower Operations and Maintenance costs. Greenwalls in the workplace attract, retain and enhance the attitudes of todays selective employee 5.
Greenwalls provide a spiritual and physical connection to nature. They can absorb the stressful components of our cities, promoting our health and wellness.Photosynthesis consumes CO 2and releases O 2into the air.Greenwalls, covered in plant material take Carbon Dioxide which is harfmful to us and give us more Oxygen to breath, making our daily lives healthier and more relaxing. Plants also reduce the amount of electrostatic pollution released by computers and other appliances. 6.
Greenwalls can serve as an educational piece of design.They can teach us about:
Today, more and more people are going GREEN. Greenwalls are very visible feautres that can be seen by clients and customers and can help them associate your product and service with being environmentally friendly. They can be customized to incorporate company logos, teams, sponsors, and anything you can think of!Pittsburgh, PAhttp://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/pncgreenwall/40156/ 8.
Greenwalls can add up to 20% onto a buildings value.This value is reflected in the attitudes of anyone who works, lives, or experiences Greenwalls. 9. Greenwalls can have many shapes, sizes, forms and serve multiple functions Vancouver, http://www.greenovergrey.com 10. Natural Interiors Terra Screen, Planterra,http://jetsongreen.typepad.com/jetson_green/landscape/ 11. Formal Interiors Mass Studies, Seoul Ann Demeulemeester Shop 12. Art Walls Art Aqua- Munchen Germany, Occhio store 13. Contrast Singapore, http://seksan.com/sgf.html 14. Scale Citi Data Center, Frankfurthttp://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2010/01/12/the-leed-leaders / 15. Entryways Williamsburg, Oulu Bar http://gowanuslounge.blogspot.com/2007_08_01_archive.html 16. Exteriors http://reneefinberg.blogspot.com/2009/06/things-you-can-do-with-living-wall.html, Renee Finberg 17. So why wait?...Green is Great! Save energy Increase Productivity Better Health Gain knowledge Use for marketing Increase Property Value Aesthetically Pleasing Hoffman Design Group900 carpenters crossing Folcroft, PA 19032 800.550.3655