With more and more offices looking to bring the natural world into the closed working space, there are several botanical and technological developments taking shape make the vertical green walls more effective. Finnish Health Tech Company, Naava’s ‘Forest in a furniture’ innovation is one such development that has developed an intelligent, automated Naava active green wall.
The innovation delivers a system of active biofilters which magnify the air purification power of plants and create fresh, natural air indoors, while also enhancing interior aesthetics through biophilia.
Leveraging research performed by NASA, Naava has created an air-purifying technology that actively draws air through the root zone of the plant to reduce harmful organic compounds often found in indoor air. Three separate, independent studies performed by BRE, the VTT Technological Research Center of Finland and two Finnish universities now demonstrate the efficiency of this revolutionary technology, showcasing that the Naava system not only exceeds pollutant removal expectations, it also dramatically surpasses the pollutant reduction capabilities of typical indoor potted plants and static green walls.
While most green walls are usually placed in corridors and lobbies, Naava looks to place ready walls in occupied space to provide maximum benefits to the occupants. With such developments, headaches, and eye fatigue often caused by poor indoor air quality could soon be a thing of the past.