Definitions for "Cross Ventilation"
Keywords:  vents, cavity, attics, eaves, roof
The effect of air moving through a roof cavity between vents.
The effect of air moving between vents in a roof cavity.
Placement of vent openings so that air flows in one vent, over insulated space, and out the other. In attics, a combination of eaves and ridge or high gable vents is best for cross-ventilation, because this takes advantage of natural convection.