Living Wall Advantages and Benefits

Energy Saving

  • Insulate the building envelope
  • Provide shade to cool buildings
  • Add humidity which makes heating more efficient

Environmental

  • Reduce urban heat island effect and smog
  • Create a habitat for birds, bees and beneficial insects
  • Filter water and reduce sewer runoff
  • Clean the air both inside and out
  • Remove VOCs from the air like benzene and formaldehyde
  • Absorb CO2 making it a carbon negative product over its lifetime

Psychological

  • Create a more pleasant workspace to increase productivity
  • Reduce absenteeism in the workplace and boost employee morale
  • Absorb and reduce noise to reduces stress
  • Speed recovery time for patients
  • Help children with ADHD focus better in school

Value

  • Increase real estate value
  • Attract retail and restaurant customers
  • Protect exterior materials from UV decay
  • Grow local food in dense urban areas