“Researcher Kamal Meattle shows how an arrangement of three common houseplants, used in specific spots in a home or office building, can result in measurably cleaner indoor air.

Kamal Meattle has a vision to reshape commercial building in India using principles of green architecture and sustainable upkeep (including an air-cleaning system that involves massive banks of plants instead of massive banks of HVAC equipment).”

Ted.com
Thanks to Richard for this tip.


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How to Grow Fresh Air — 2 Comments

  1. This dovetails nicely with one from a few days ago. You’re worried about air pollution in your rooftop garden? Semi-enclose it with a hedge of money plants on either side of it as two walls of your greenhouse. Make your rooftop garden a little tiny air filter for the whole city.

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