Valencia, Spain

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: Interior Mediterranean (Csa)
  • Building type: MULTICOMFORT Single family house
  • Surface area: 252m2 (plus 60m2 basement) m2
  • Architect: Carmen Vergara
  • Building name: Villa Vera
  • Main contractor: Alejandro García / Carmen Vergara
  • Original construction year: 2013
  • Year of renovation: 2013
Saint-Gobain’s first MULTI COMFORT project in Spain involved the new build of a modern family home near Valencia.

Villa Vera is a stunning west-facing hill-top property, with panoramic views over the surrounding Calicanto region.
MULTI COMFORT principles were successfully applied at every stage of the planning and build to create a light, spacious and energy efficient living space.

Highlights and challenges

 The aim of this particular project was to show that it is possible to build a house that offers optimal all-round comfort and energy efficiency performance – regardless of the location of the site or climate.


Energy balance*

  • Energy consumption: 3,710 kWh/m².yr
  • Energy balance: 2,580 kWh/m².yr
  • Energy production: 1,130 kWh/m².yr
  • Estimated CO2 savings: 208kg CO2 per year

Daylight Autonomy

  • Kitchen – living room (DA>300lux 0800 - 1800) : 89%
  • Other rooms (DA>300lux 0800 - 1800) : between 66% and 91%
  • Acoustic Performance

    • Kitchen – living room: : 39 dB
    • Room 1 (west orientation): : 36 dB
    • Room 2 (north orientation): : 39 dB
    • Room 3 (east orientation): : 37 dB
    • ** Difference between external and internal noise levels.

    Architectural drawings