Future Green Homes Will Have Plants in the Walls

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Future homes may literally be greener. Researchers at Purdue University have created a Biowall that lives inside a home's heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system. The stacked plants filter out airborne toxins, and could even help reduce energy costs.

Your Future Healthy Home Will Have Plants Inside Its Walls | Co.Exist

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