Benifits of Greenery
Planting patterns with varied species provide a stunning alternative to common building products.
Many studies have shown the positive effect that plants can have on staff morale in the workplace.
Improved Air Quality Plant leaves filter out pollutants from the air and absorb dust particles.
Structure Protection Outdoor structural protection from both
ultraviolet rays and acid rain is increasingly important. Plants provide a natural answer to both of these considerations.
Increased Biodiversity Living walls provide an alternative ecological habitats for insects, bats and birds.
Enhancing public areas can reduce vandalism
including graffiti. Can have a further positive impact on both physical health and mental wellbeing.
Sound Insulation Whether indoors or outside, plants absorb and deflect noise.
Reduces the effects of ‘urban heat island’ in cities. Also acts as
insulation to regulate a
building’s temperature which can even allow for the reduction
in air conditioning
Green Wall Plant Care and Maintenance
Protecting Your Greenwall Investment By enrolling in our maintenance service, we provide you with the assurance that the value of providing a biophilic connection and your investment in a Greenwall is maintained. Our professional team of Horticulture Technicians are trained to ensure all plants receive proper hydration, the foliage is clean, all pests/ diseases are controlled, and the greenwall continues to perform in an environmentally friendly manner. It is our priority to make the on-going management of your Greenwall as smooth as possible with minimal involvement from yourselves.
Providing Professional Plant Care An important element of our service is the pruning and trimming of foliage, both to encourage new growth and to maintain the integrity of the design. The timely removal of dead and dying foliage assures the visual aesthetic and cultural requirements of the plants are being met. It is inevitable that plants will need replacing over time, our Horticultural Technicians are trained to identify and plan for these replacements which are included within our monthly fees.Plant
Replacement Guarantee SanGreens will replace at no extra charge any planting specified that fails to meet our high standards. An integral part of our service is our plant replacement guarantee. It is inevitable that some plants will fail, within our guarantee, you have the peace of mind that these replacement plant costs are inclusive in our monthly fee. Should a change of planting be required, we will consult with the you and make recommendations for alternatives to the equivalent value.
Lighting Requirement Overview A healthy green wall starts with sufficient lighting that provides a wash of luminance over the entirety of the planting. Sufficient lighting can come in the form of natural daylighting or supplementary artificial light. To ensure the green wall receives correct light to darkness ratios, 150 - 250 foot-candles (1600 - 2600 lux) shall have a maintained at a cycle of 10 - 12 hour of luminance per day. The color temperature shall be within 3500 - 6000 kelvin.