Certification
Green Certified Product Detail

NGBS point-worthy green home building products for NGBS Green Certification.

VF U.C.F. Solution (U.C.F. = Urban Community Farm)

Product Information

In a world where populations are growing fast and natural resources are becoming more limited, agriculture is being forced to provide new and innovative solutions to feed the world. Vertical Field’s U.C.F. aims to be one of the future solutions of feeding this growing population. Growing food vertically ensures that land is being used smartly, resources are being consumed in a limited way (soilless, 90% less water, no pesticides), and quality is maintained.

Certifications

 
     
    • Wellness is good
    NGBS 2012
    Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
    505.5 A portion of the lot is established as a community garden(s), available to residents of the lot, to provide for local food production to residents or area consumers. 3 Product is installed with edible plant species, and produce is made available to residents.

    VF technology enables the creation of a community garden through smart grow systems with cost-effective irrigation and low maintenance.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    NGBS 2015
    Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
    505.5 A portion of the lot is established as a community garden(s), available to residents of the lot, to provide for local food production to residents or area consumers. 3 Product is installed with edible plant species, and produce is made available to residents.

    VF technology enables the creation of a community garden through smart grow systems with cost-effective irrigation and low maintenance.

    Manufacturer’s Comments
    NGBS 2020
    Practice # Practice Points Available Additional Conditions of Use to Earn Points
    505.5(a) A portion of the lot is established as a community garden for the residents of the site. 3 Product is installed with edible plant species, and produce is made available to residents. 3 points awarded per 250 sq ft of garden space.

    VF technology enables the creation of a community garden through smart grow systems with cost-effective irrigation and low maintenance.

    Manufacturer’s Comments