Heat Insulation Thermal insulation - Green Facades can insulate

Well, let's be honest: this is true in the summer where surface greening at the  home reduces the heat in the home. A wintry heating cost savings is only possible if all sides are thickly entwined with ivy. A maximum of 5 - 10% of heating costs can be expected. In a perfect world,  no wind would blow, carrying the built protective air cushion away ...

Ivy on a homestead in Hiddensee / Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Summer Heat Insulation

In "heat protection" everyone thinks of first cold winter and insulating layers, which reduce heating costs. But insulation is also in demand in the summer when walls and interiors heat up excessively in bright sunlight. Here facade green can cool down the walls by absorbing the sun's rays and by not allowing the rays to hit the wall surface. This is especially true in non-insulated homes, greening can replace the air conditioning and your wallet takes less of a beating. Facade cooling without electricity costs, at the same time re-active climate protection-Yes!

Facade cooling thanks to Ivy.
Facade cooling thanks to Ivy