Dziarjynsk, Belarus

MULTI COMFORT 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.

Project identity card
  • Category: New build
  • Climate: Humid Continental Mild Summer, Dry Winter(Dwb)
  • Building type: MULTICOMFORT Single family house
  • Surface area: 178m2 m2
  • Architect: Alecander Kucheravy
  • Main contractor: Modern Frame House
  • Original construction year: 2013
  • Year of renovation: 2013

In 2013, Saint-Gobain built the first MULTI COMFORT house in Belarus.

This four-person family house is situated on a 10.5 hectare plot, 30 miles from the capital of Belarus, Minsk.

The build combined MULTI COMFORT design with Passive House and Active House principles to achieve the highest standards of energy efficiency and indoor comfort.

Highlights and challenges

The key objective of this residential project was to demonstrate the ability to construct an energy efficient and optimally comfortable house, which is also affordable.


Energy balance*

  • Energy consumption: 28 kWh/m².yr
  • Energy balance: 0 kWh/m².yr
  • Energy production: 28 kWh/m².yr

Daylight Autonomy

  • Kitchen/dining and living room: : 68%
  • Other rooms: : between 72% and 74%
  • Bedroom: : 43%

    (the level is low, but this is not a main living room)
  • Thermal performance

    • Average inside temperature: Temperature inside: 24°C - 25°C

    Airtightness under 50 Pa

    n50: 0.9 h-1

    Architectural drawings

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