Green walls reduce the ‘urban heat island’ effect in cities. They also act as insulation helping to regulate a building’s temperature, keeping it warmer in Winter and cooler in Summer. In some cases the use of living walls has even allowed for a reduction in air conditioning requirement.
Living Wall Benefit
Can reduce the heat of an existing structure by up to 10°c
The installation of an ANS Living Wall helps regulate this buildings temperature.
This living wall at Digby Road apartments provides protection from direct sunlight.
These living walls were deliberately placed each side of a glass stairwell to regulate the buildings temperature.