Frequently Asked Questions about viridum
How can the system be used?
viridum is a modular system that consists of carrier elements, trays for the plants, and an irrigation system. Through various arrangement and configuration possibilities, the system can be used for a variety of different applications and use cases.
Can viridum be installed/mounted on every wall and façade?
The building or structure must be able to take a certain load. The load capacity can be inferred from the planning documents. If not, loading experiments can be conducted.
Does viridum damage my façade?
On the contrary. viridum can be used to protect your building or structure. All of the elements that carry water are integrated into the system in such a way that no water will come into contact with your wall.
Which influence does viridum have on my façade or building?
Without any kind of protection, buildings are exposed to weather, filth, and pollution. UV rays, wind, rain, snow, extreme temperature changes etc. have a negative impact on the integrity of the structure. viridum, on the other hand, will shield the structure from these negative influences. This will prolong the lifespan of your building or wall.
The applications you mentioned do not fit my needs. Can viridum be individualized to my specific needs?
Absolutely. Providing individual solutions is one of our strengths. We are looking forward to your specific case. Just contact us and let us know what you want and need. We will make sure that your plans and ideas are realized.
Which materials will be used for viridum?
The carrier elements and the trays for the plants are made of steel. That way, they are durable and can provide a life-long base for construction. We try to avoid plastic as much as possible. The trays are filled with high-quality humus or substrate to provide a great foundation for the plants to develop.
Which specific benefits do I get from living walls or other revegetation methods?
Rooms with greenified outdoor walls have a better humidity that is inducive to the well-being of people. The effects are close to that of a humidifier. They also insulate the building against noise from the outside, creating a better atmosphere both for working and for living.
What kind of health benefits do green surface areas have?
By absorbing toxins and fine particles from the air, viridum can create a healthier atmosphere for people. Thus, revegetation systems such as viridum have a positive impact on the mental and physical well-being of people, especially on their respiratory systems.
Do I need to water the plants myself?
No. While the plants do need water and nutrients, these will be provided from us. viridum is a holistic system with an automatic irrigation system and nutrient-dosing.
How does the irrigation work?
Together with experts in botany, we have developed a program that automizes this system. Different factor such as plant type, weather conditions, and sunlight are considered, and then the irrigation takes place accordingly.
What kind of plants are used for viridum?
Every kind of plant can be used for viridum. The specific choice depends on a variety of factors: individual customer wishes, local conditions, how the appearance should change with the seasons, …
What happens in case of fire?
viridum complies with fire safety regulations. If needed, we can provide you with additional information on this topic.
Where can I get viridum?
If you are interested, please contact us. We are looking forward to finding a solution for you!