A ventilated facade is a facade construction with a 4–5 cm thick gap between the cladding and insulation of a building. This gap in a ventilated facade exists thanks to the substructure. It’s filled with air and allows seamless evacuation of water vapour coming from inside a house, which helps prevent mould and condensation during a heating season, while in the summer, this air gap prevents overheating. Advantages of ventilated facades include stability, light weight, good soundproofing performance, fire protection, superior quality, and hassle-free repair of the structure in case of any failure of installations. The most important thing to keep in mind about ventilated facades is that you have to get the right high-quality waterproof materials, like stone wool, mineral wool, or glass wool, EPS, XPS, etc. This system can also be used in prefabs, if natural materials, such as wood fibre boards, are used for thermal insulation. Fibre cement is also popular, while bricks, sheet metal, timber, natural or faux stone, tiles, etc. can be used for the cladding. Vertical ventilation openings depend on the structure, but they should never allow rain, snow, or insects into the interior parts of the facade or building. Use our calculator to find the price of ventilated facades and curtain walls, and we’ve also prepared numerous tips. Send an enquiry and get advice about anything from our top experts.