Comfort from every angle

The Multi Comfort concept is designed to deliver every kind of comfort, in any kind of building, anywhere in the world. And always in a sustainable and economical way.

Thermal Comfort

Multi Comfort buildings keep themselves at an optimal temperature using very little energy. They’re neither too hot nor too cold – so we can function comfortably, whatever we’re doing.

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Visual Comfort

Multi Comfort buildings bring the outdoors in. They maximize daylight to create the right amount of light for specific tasks – whether it’s reading, performing surgery or working out at the gym.

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Acoustic Comfort

Multi Comfort buildings have well-balanced sound environments. They actively protect us from unwanted exterior noise, and enhance those sounds that we do want to hear.

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Indoor-Air Comfort

Multi Comfort buildings provide a constant supply of fresh, clean air. This creates an optimally healthy environment for us and reduces the impact of harmful pollutants.

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Comfort for every building & Climate

Multi-Comfort principles can be applied to any kind of building any kind of climate.

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Comfort for more economical living

Multi-Comfort buildings don’t cost much more to construct and the savings start straightaway.

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Comfort with built-in sustainability

Multi-Comfort buildings are designed to bring wellbeing to people today while preparing the future for all: they use less energy and resources, and generate less pollution and waste.

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MULTICOMFORT
Single family house

ZERO-ENERGY HOUSE UTRECHT,
THE NETHERLANDS

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TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION

New build

LOCATION

Utrecht, The Netherlands

CLIMATE

Tropical Wet(Af)

MAIN FUNCTION

Housing

SURFACE AREA

190

ARCHITECT

van Rooy

BUILDING NAME

Zero-Energy House Utrecht

MAIN CONTRACTOR

Eigenwijsbouw

ORIGINAL CONSTRUCTION YEAR

2014

YEAR OF RENOVATION:

2017

MULTICOMFORT design principles can be applied to any type of building (residential or non-residential, new build or renovation project) in any country or climate around the world.

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This Multi-Comfort House is a detached dwelling in the center of the Netherlands (Utrecht). It is a prefab wooden frame based house that was built to become a very comfortable home, that also has no energy bill. The net-zero energy ambition will achieved by a mix of building technology energy savings measures and also due the high end innovative heating solutions that are provide by Saint-Gobain.

TECHNICAL

Energy balance*

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Energy consumption:

31 (excl. cooling with cooling 54)

Energy balance:

-5

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Energy production:

60

Daylight Autonomy

Daylight Autonomy

Living room / kitchen

3

Thermal performance

Average inside temperature:

20

Acoustic Performance

DuraGyp walls

** Difference between external and internal noise levels.

Airtightness under 50 Pa

04

PRODUCTS USED IN
THIS BUILD

>> RKL-31 Facade Insulation

>> VARIO airtightness solutions

>> Systemroll insulation

>> DuraGyp boards

>> ActiveWarmth wall-heating system

>> Mortars

>> Triple glazing

>> Bathroom glazing