Well-designed mixed-mode buildings integrate air-conditioning with natural ventilation whenever it is desirable,or feasable, to maximize comfort. This strategy avoids the significant energy costs of year-round air conditioning.

Our website provides multiple levels of information on mixed-mode buildings in North America.
About Mixed-Mode
Learn about the primary control strategies for mixed-mode buildings, benefits, and challenges.
Building Database and Case Studies
General information on over 150 mixed-mode buildings.
Eight detailed case studies, with occupant satisfaction responses.
Investigate the mixed-mode research conducted at The Center for the Built Environment.
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