Vertical Living Green Walls: Designing for Sustainability

Sponsored by GSky® Plant Systems, Inc.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Summarize the multitude of benefits provided by indoor and outdoor green wall applications.
  2. Discuss design considerations and the value of expertise in site analysis and overall green wall system planning.
  3. Explain four key elements critical to the design, performance, and long-term sustainability of a green wall system.
  4. Specify an appropriate green wall system given the project, purpose, design goals, budget, and environment being considered.


1 GBCI CE Hour
AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
AANB 1 Hour of Core Learning
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
NSAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
OAA 1 Learning Hour
NLAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
This course is approved as a Structured Course
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This course is approved as a core course
Approved for Core Learning
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a Core Course
Course may qualify for Learning Hours with NWTAA

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Living green walls are beautiful, living works of art that provide numerous benefits. Planning by an experienced design team is the key to their success and sustainability. This course discusses the benefits of green walls and identifies factors that need to be considered during the design process. It examines critical elements paramount to green wall design, performance, and sustainability.

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GSky<sup>®</sup> Plant Systems, Inc. GSky® Plant Systems, lnc. is a leading provider of Vertical Living Green Walls in North America, Europe, Australia, and the Middle East. We design, install, and maintain four Green Wall Systems: Pro Wall, Versa Wall® (unique interior), Versa Wall® XT (exterior), and Basic Wall®.