TAG: green wall

Step by Step: How to install a green wall

April 30, 2018By
How to install a green wall, step 2. Illustration: David Preiss

For their aesthetic and environmental benefits, green walls are becoming an increasingly popular way to personalize a space. Green walls, also known as living walls, can be used in both interior and exterior applications and are effective in commercial, industrial, educational, governmental and residential settings. There are a number of manufacturers that provide green wall systems in their entirety for... read more

Off the (green) wall

November 7, 2013By

Green wall and roof installations are a profitable endeavor for The LaurelRock Co. After hearing a talk about living walls and roofs, Burt DeMarche was immediately interested in adding the service to his business. The owner of The LaurelRock Co. in Wilton, Conn., knew it would appeal to certain niche clients—particularly those interested in “going green.” The talk that attracted... read more

Big wall on campus

February 8, 2013By

Founded in 1857, Queens University of Charlotte is a private university located in Charlotte, N.C. The university serves approximately 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students through its College of Arts and Sciences, McColl School of Business, Blair College of Health, Wayland H. Cato, Jr. School of Education, the James L. Knight School of Communications, and the Hayworth College for Adult Studies. “As we... read more

Case study: Green wall revitalized at Andaz San Diego

October 10, 2012By

An A-list and celebrity favorite for its posh accommodations and spicy nightlife, the  Andaz San Diego by Hyatt is a boldly progressive hotel in the city’s historic Gaslamp Quarter. With its sleek style and fresh attitude, this chic hotel has become a hot-spot for visitors and locals alike.  It  offers the Ivy Entertainment experience, including the Ivy Nightclub, Ivy Wine... read more

10 best practices for a new reality in the Green Industry

May 19, 2012By

I have spent the better part of the first quarter in an airplane, traveling the country meeting with contractors. I’m happy to report there’s good news out there: Prospects for recovery look better than they have in a long time. Contractors I have talked to are increasingly upbeat. They have been able to maintain a positive, proactive attitude even during... read more