Like other green building envelope solutions, most of vertical greening systems (VGS) are characterized by high installation and maintenance costs but also by a large range of individual and social benefits, which, most of them, can be evaluated in economic terms. The chapter provide information about the costs and benefits of vertical greenery systems, both in a private and social perspective and also describe their importance on the main economic sustainability indicators (net present value—NPV).

Economic Benefits and Costs of Vertical Greening Systems

Rosasco Paolo
2018

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Like other green building envelope solutions, most of vertical greening systems (VGS) are characterized by high installation and maintenance costs but also by a large range of individual and social benefits, which, most of them, can be evaluated in economic terms. The chapter provide information about the costs and benefits of vertical greenery systems, both in a private and social perspective and also describe their importance on the main economic sustainability indicators (net present value—NPV).
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