Do Living Walls Really Contribute to Clean Air? Apparently, Yes.
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Image credit Ambius When faced with a choice between simple technologies and complex ones, I like the simple and easy. Living walls seem to me to be needlessly complex; that is why I prefer the green facades by Edouard Francois to Le Mur Vegetal of Patrick Blanc. So when a big living wall was installed in an Embassy Suites in Chicago , and when designer and project manager Denise Eichmann said "This green wall provides clean oxygen indoors, equivalent to 16 fourteen-foot-tall trees," I did the math and concluded that 7.17 times as much Carbon dioxide is created powering the thing as is absorbed by it. Boy, was I wrong.... Read the full story on TreeHugger