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Elementa Produces Whitepaper with Merck Window Technologies – Chasing Transparency

December 15, 2017

Elementa Consulting have recently completed a study with Merck Window Technologies to explore the performance of their liquid crystal window (LCW) in relation to well-established façade design challenges. The dynamic glazing product is set to address several limitations of existing market alternatives with its neutral colour-rendering and ability to rapidly switch between clear and tinted…

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Hay Barn Restoration Project Wins 2017 California Preservation Foundation Award

December 14, 2017

University of California, Santa Cruz’ Cowell Ranch Hay Barn restoration project received the 2017 California Preservation Foundation Award (PDA) for the Rehabilitation category. This historic timber-framed structure dates back to the 1860s, and sits on the federally listed Cowell Lime Works Historic District, a 30-acre parcel of land at the University of California, Santa Cruz. The structure was dismantled…

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Elementa Present Fitwel to UCL Students

December 8, 2017

With health and wellbeing remaining high on the agenda as we close 2017, Elementa invited selected Master students from University College London to take a tour of our Fitwel 2 star accredited London office and understand our journey to certification. Led by Environmental Engineer Marco Treglia, the visit began with a presentation into Elementa’s achievement…

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The London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI) Influences the new London Plan

November 30, 2017

Yesterday the draft London plan was released for public consultation. Following the continued campaign, ‘Getting to Zero’, spearheaded by Elementa’s Clara Bagenal George, we are delighted to say that many of the recommendations from LETI have been incorporated into the new London plan. Energy strategies for new developments will now have to include proposals that…

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Integral Group’s Oakland Office Receives Third Fitwel Certification for Firm

November 22, 2017

Oakland, CA: We are proud to announce Integral Group’s Oakland office is third in the firm to become Fitwel Certified, a recognition of Integral Group’s commitment to green engineering and healthy work spaces. Fitwel has awarded the Oakland office a 2-Star Certification through the Center for Active Design for its efforts to optimize building occupant health and productivity through targeted improvements. Earlier this…

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Integral Group’s Practice in California Continues to Grow

We are excited to welcome Lloyd Mariner, PE, LEED AP as Managing Principal of Integral Group’s Oakland office. Lloyd joins Integral Group with over 25 years of experience in the engineering, building design and construction industry including lighting, power, IT, facilities management, commissioning, sustainability and low energy use “high-performance” building technologies. Lloyd is a University…

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Elementa shortlisted for 3 CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2018

Elementa are delighted to be shortlisted for three awards at the prestigious CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2018 – recognising the people, products and projects that demonstrate engineering excellence in the built environment. The Awards focus on actual, measured performance, not design intent or performance specifications. Elementa are proud to be up for Consultancy of the…

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Integral Impact Release

November 8, 2017

Celebrating ten years of deep green engineering, Impact tells the story of Integral Group through the projects, people, and endeavors that most encapsulate its ethos and influence. Building a Smarter Mousetrap highlights Integral Group’s impact in the realm of engineering and building services. This chapter explores Integral’s contributions in performance modeling, including their modeling tool, IntegralDRIVE. Integral’s work…

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Cal Poly’s Warren J. Baker Center for Science and Mathematics Wins CBE Livable Building Award

October 23, 2017

The Livable Buildings Awards are given to commercial buildings as mark of distinction for exceptional performance in terms of occupant satisfaction, resource efficiency, and overall design. This award is unique in that it includes the feedback from building occupants as part of the selection basis. Buildings must rank among the top scorers in the Center…

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Elementa wins CIBSE Employer of the Year 2017

October 13, 2017

We are delighted to announce that Elementa Consulting has won Employer of the Year 2017 (Medium Category, 51-300 employees) at this year’s CIBSE Young Engineers Awards. The accolade recognises organisations that pro-actively champion young people in the building services sector, through commitment to young people in the workplace or by supporting those employees through education.…

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Elementa welcomes Oxford’s new Managing Principal, Carl McKenzie

October 9, 2017

Elementa Consulting are delighted to welcome Carl McKenzie as Managing Principal of our Oxford office. Carl is a highly skilled engineer with outstanding sustainable knowledge and extensive experience of delivering ‘high end’ engineering/technology’ projects within the UK, Middle East and India. He will bring his considerable skills to lead, grow and develop the Oxford office and…

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Integral Group Joins Three For All to Step Up Energy Efficiency in British Columbia

October 5, 2017

Integral Group, in concert with Three For All, a coalition comprised of the Canada Green Building Council, Open Green Building Society, Passive House Canada, Pembina Institute and Recollective Consulting, is pushing for better energy efficiency standards in British Columbia via the BC Energy Step Code. The BC Energy Step Code is a provincial regulation that local governments…

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