Green Walls 101: Systems Overview and Design
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.
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
• 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.
Melissa Daniels, Vice President & Horticultural Specialist Plant Connection, Inc.
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
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