Benefits of the Living Wall, The Hot New Trend: Living walls have both environmental and personal benefits. Living walls naturally purify the air and create more attractive living and working environments. The walls also absorb a lot of the heat harboring in materials such as wood, tile, and concrete. This indirectly reduces Air Conditioning requirements and energy consumption, an additional benefit for the environment! Living walls also absorb moisture through the plants and the Hydoponic planting medium. The options are endless for the Living Wall. Living walls are a conversation piece that should be displayed as a focal piece in your home or office.