Understanding the Key Pillars of Sustainable Facade Design

Façade is one of the most important factors in certain building types, that can completely transform the occupant experience and the energy performance of the building. The Whole Building Design Guide showcases that the façade can have up to 40% impact on the total energy use of the building. In addition to the energy use, façades also significantly impact the occupant productivity within a building.

There are many factors that go into creating a high-performance façade. In this e-book, we outline the top 5 things a design team should consider and provide case study examples to help choose the best strategies for your project.

Key topics include:

  • Areas of focus for sustainable facade design
  • Important metrics to track 
  • Key considerations for design teams
  • Strategies to achieve performance targets



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