The Multi Comfort approach is a way of designing, building and renovating our homes, workplaces, schools and other buildings to deliver improved comfort and wellbeing for everyone
The latest studies, research and expert opinion on how buildings can affect our wellbeing
There are 4.8 million self-employed workers in the UK, but while some may think self-employment could offer a better work-life balance, being your own boss and working on your own can have a big impact on your health and wellbeing. So how can co-working spaces help to combat feelings of isolation, while improving mental and physical health?
Who says we need to work inside an office all day, every day? Moving meetings and networking from indoors to outdoors can have loads of benefits for productivity, creativity, wellness and our health. Find out how moving your office outdoors could help you and your team with this guest article from Freshwalk’s Michael Di Paola.
Businesses are starting to understand the value and importance of looking after the physical and mental wellbeing of their staff. Not only can it make them happier and healthier, it can also help employees be more productive and creative. So how can employers help overcome stress in the workplace and create an environment that promotes wellness?
How can new housing add value to society? Lisa Greenhaigh from @Pasquill_UK takes a look.
It’s not always possible to carry out a full office redesign and refurbishment, but there are some quick and cost-effective ways to improve your office design and help boost the wellbeing and productivity of your team in the process.
Technology, the gig economy and flexible working are just some of the factors which are changing the way we work and run businesses. But how do these trends impact the comfort and wellbeing of employees and how can workplace design cater for the changing needs of individuals?
Saint-Gobain’s design concept to deliver comfort and wellbeing
Like all mammals, we are relatively fragile beings, so we have come up with various strategies, to protect ourselves from the outside environment.
The building environment, which acts as a filter between the inside and the outside, gradually became more sophisticated.
A ‘comfortable’ acoustic environment can be defined by the quality of sounds we want to hear and the absence of sounds we don’t want to hear.
Though we are now able to provide adequate artificial lighting day and night, it is well established that daylight and a view to the outside are essential to our wellbeing.
The latest information on real buildings being built to deliver comfort and wellbeing
Saint-Gobain is proud to announce that the UK's first Multi Comfort building has been shortlisted in the Construction News Sustainable Project of the Year awards
The overall space gives you a sense of, to coin a phrase, comfort, it’s a calmness that’s created by the geometry, which I think is really clever.Peter Caplehorn, Deputy CEO of Construction Products Association
Solutions delivering Thermal, Acoustic, Visual and Indoor-Air Comfort
Feel comfortable and cool regardless of the day and weather. Experience the benefits of natural daylight without glare. Feel its impact on your productivity in an office, your learning process in a school or university or the healing process in hospitals.
Allows freedom of design and the opportunity to easily retrofit acoustic treatments into existing spaces.