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GSky® Supplies Versa Wall® Living Wall to Rebuilt BP U.S. Headquarters in Houston

on November 13, 2019 at 10:56 am under , ,

Living wall part of a thoughtful redesign after Hurricane Harvey flooded building’s ground floor

Delray Beach, FL – (November 13, 2019)GSky Plant Systems, Inc., a global industry leader in the design and production of interior and exterior green walls, announces it supplied a Versa Wall® Living Wall for the newly renovated BP U.S. headquarters, the oil company’s largest office. The building, which along with the rest of Houston’s Energy Corridor, had flooded during Hurricane Harvey and re-opened in May 2018. This first-floor overhaul was finalized in October 2019.

The Versa Wall® system, typically designed for interior spaces, is installed in a very protected exterior location. Thanks to Houston’s mild climate, the living green wall system will thrive at the front entrance of the BP office. Incorporating colors and shapes evoking BP’s iconic logo, the Versa Wall® is the focal point of the building garden-like entry space.

GSky was chosen to supply this artistic element to the redesigned building entry because of its versatility, design capabilities, and proven reputation.

GSky was chosen to supply this artistic element to the redesigned building entry because of its versatility, design capabilities, and proven reputation.

Engineered with a unique tray design for simplified installation and maintenance – plus higher water efficiency – the Versa Wall® is the most versatile system on the market. Featuring a modular design that allows for quick and easy installation, the Versa Wall® can be easily configured to any size and installed around doors, windows, corners, stairs, or columns. It can also incorporate other design elements, including artwork. Each Versa Wall® plant remains in its own four-inch pot, so mature plants can be swapped in quickly and cleanly, and walls can be redesigned at minimal cost to add seasonal color.

The Versa Wall® system does not require constant watering, which promotes plant health and supports sustainability. Featuring patented vertical irrigation technology, the Versa Wall® system cuts water waste, prevents oversaturation, and boosts cost efficiency by automatically running a timed gravity-based irrigation cycle less than once a week, while other walls on the market may run several cycles each day. Completely customizable with vibrant tropical plants, the Versa Wall® enlivens decor, cleans the air, positively impacts the acoustic environment, and enhances productivity.

Don’t miss GSky Plant Systems at the Expo in the Greenroofs & Walls of the World™ Virtual Summit 2019 Online Conference until November 30, 2019.

GSky® Plant Systems, Inc., has headquarters offices in Delray Beach, Fl., and Vancouver, British Columbia, and Sales Offices in Denver, Colo., and Hamburg, Germany. GSky® is a leading provider of vertical Living Green Walls in North America, Europe, Australia, and the Middle East. The company was founded based on the explosive growth of green technology. In addition to the MOBILE Versa Wall®, all GSky® Living Green Walls are irrigated by low flow drip emitters on programmable controllers and, in many cases, can be equipped with recycling components to create an extremely efficient low water usage system. GSky® currently has more than 900 installed, or under contract, Living Green Walls, representing more than 300,000 square feet in 19 countries.

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