MOSCOW, Russia

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: Renovation
  • Climate: Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year(Dfb)
  • Building type: MULTICOMFORT SG training center
  • Surface area: 1,205m2 m2
  • Building name: Saint-Gobain Academy
  • Main contractor: Several contractors
  • Original construction year: 1961
  • Year of renovation: 2013

In 2010, Saint-Gobain decided to renovate its centre in Moscow to MULTI COMFORT standards.

Our existing building was transformed to include upgraded training facilities for construction industry professionals, as well as a new showroom space to showcase Saint-Gobain building solutions.

Highlights and challenges

The main challenge of this non-residential project was to complete the large-scale renovation to high standards, while adhering to a restricted budget.


Energy balance*

  • Energy consumption: 395 kWh/m².yr (Heating 45 kWh/m².yr; Electricity 350 kWh/m².yr)
  • Energy balance: -395 kWh/m².yr
  • Energy production: 0 kWh/m².yr

Acoustic Performance

  • Airborne noise insulation : Improved by 10 dB
  • Contact noise insulation : Improved by 10 dB
  • External noise insulation : Improved by 10 dB
  • ** Difference between external and internal noise levels.

Airtightness under 50 Pa

n50: 0.99 h-1

Architectural drawings