Living Wall Biofilters: Growing Clean Air and Energy Savings

Start Date
07/18/2018
End Date
07/18/2020
Description
At first glance, a living wall biofilter appears as a vertical, hydroponic green wall of plants. However, it is an active filtration system that is an integrated part of the air handling system for a building. This course explains how living wall biofilters improve indoor air quality, enhance building performance, and create healthier, more pleasant indoor environments.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Discuss how living wall biofilters improve the aesthetics and the physical environments of the facilities in which they are installed, and how they affect the health and well-being of the occupants.

Explain how living wall biofilters remove common indoor contaminants through biological processes and deliver cleansed air into interior spaces.

Discuss the impact living wall biofilters have on building performance and energy costs compared to traditional air handling systems.

Summarize the design considerations and construction of living wall biofilters.
Instructors
Alan Darlington
Website Registration
Course Codes
AEC911
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


Contact Us

American Society of Landscape Architects © Copyright 2018 All rights reserved.