Ventilating Façades

Ventilating Façades

Optimal Energy Efficiency Saves Money

Wall of windows in a civic building
Wall of windows in a civic building

A ventilated facade is a cladding system with an air cushion or cavity immediately behind which provides with a drainage, ventilation and thermal solution.

Our research focuses on utilizing this technique in building design to provide the optimal energy-efficiency and cost savings for building owners, while ensuring the comfort and safety of building occupants.

Find out more at facades.lbl.gov