Ornamental Plants Used for Improvement of Living, Working and Studying Spaces Microclimate

  • Erzsebet BUTA University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Mănăştur St., no. 3-5, 400372 Cluj - Napoca, Romania
  • Maria CANTOR University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Mănăştur St., no. 3-5, 400372 Cluj - Napoca, Romania
  • Valentin SINGUREANU University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Mănăştur St., no. 3-5, 400372 Cluj - Napoca, Romania
  • Anca HUSTI University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Mănăştur St., no. 3-5, 400372 Cluj - Napoca, Romania
  • Denisa HORÅ¢ University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Mănăştur St., no. 3-5, 400372 Cluj - Napoca, Romania
  • Mihai BUTA University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Mănăştur St., no. 3-5, 400372 Cluj - Napoca, Romania
Keywords: indoor plants, indoor design, benefits, quality of life.

Abstract

There are a high number of indoor ornamental plants that can purify the air in living spaces. These plants acts as micro filters and removes some toxic substances emanated by various building materials, heating system, air conditioning system, but also from different indoor accessories. Numerous studies in this area show that employees in offices without plants can suffer various allergies, irritations, hypersensitivity, asthma, drowsiness, and eye problems. Also, it is known that the presence of plants can positively affect mood and health of employees. Based on the literature review, this article presents the most effective ornamental plants with direct action on improving the air from indoors.

Published
2014-01-08