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Double skin facade

Double-Skin Facade

A Double-Skin Facade is a building envelope consisting of two separate layers of exterior cladding positioned to promote air flow through the intermediate cavity. The ventilation of the cavity can be natural convection or fan-supported mechanically-driven. Double-Skin Facades can provide a building envelope with a number of performance enhancing benefits, such as: reduced energy consumption by providing heat in winter and shading in summer, contaminant-filtered natural ventilation, acoustic insulation, occupant comfort & productivity, and additional security.


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