Green Walls 101: Systems Overview and Design

Start Date
09/25/2018
End Date
09/25/2018
Description
This course discusses design and construction best practices for green facades and living walls, including maintenance and irrigation requirements. Discover the latest research findings on the environmental benefits of these technologies. Learn how to determine major functions and components of green walls, describe characteristics and assess various advantages of different green wall systems, understand market drivers encouraging green wall implementation in North America and how to design green walls for maximum benefits and LEED points.
The course includes a tours of local green walls.
Location
Brooklyn, NY
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
3.50
Learning Outcomes
• Determine major functions and components of green walls.
• Describe characteristics and assess advantages of different green wall systems.
• Understand market drivers encouraging green wall implementation in North America.
• Understand how to design green walls for maximum benefits and LEED points.
Instructors
Melissa Daniels, Vice President & Horticultural Specialist Plant Connection, Inc.
Website Registration
Course Codes
CA18GW
Provider
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities


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