Engineered Systems Magazine

Center for the Built Environment

February 20, 2001
The Center for the Built Environment (CBE) at the University of California, Berkeley, has launched its Underfloor Air Technology Website at The purpose of the website is to provide a complete description of underfloor air distribution (UFAD) and related technologies. The site is aimed at a broad audience and includes technical overviews explaining key issues, benefits and limitations; graphical tools highlighting basic concepts; detailed research summaries and publications; design guidelines for applying the technology; case studies of existing systems; and UFAD glossary and FAQs.