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Nurturing Net Zero

Jan 13,2020

The 87,300 square foot Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Office Building recently completed a 12-month Zero Net Energy operation monitoring period. As anticipated through Integral Group’s modeling efforts, the photovoltaic (PV) energy produced and captured on site exceeds the amount of energy used during full occupancy, verifying this project is operating at Zero Net Energy.…

Integral Group Atlanta and Vancouver Offices Receive Fitwel Certification

Jan 02,2020

Integral Group proudly announces both Atlanta and Vancouver offices have achieved Fitwel certifications awarded by the Center for Active Design (CfAD). Atlanta has achieved a 2 Star Fitwel Rating through the v2.0 scorecard, and Vancouver a 3 Star Fitwel Rating through the v1.0 scorecard. Fitwel is a certification system focused on optimizing building design and operations…

Kanika Sharma receives USGBC-LA’s Emerging Leader Award

Dec 17,2019

Integral Group is delighted to share that Kanika Sharma has been awarded USGBC-LA’s 2020 Emerging Leader Award at the 15th Annual Green Gala. The award is selected by Chapter leadership and recognizes “an individual who is still early in their career but demonstrating leadership by pushing us all forward to a more sustainable build environment.”…

Cal Poly Student Services Building Wins 2019 SCDF Design Award

Dec 16,2019

Integral Group is excited to share that one of our projects, the Student Services Building at California Polytechnic University, Pomona, has received a 2019 Southern California Development Forum (SCDF) Design Award. These awards celebrate projects that demonstrate innovation and a commitment to the community from both the owners and the design team. The Student Services…

Google 1212 Bordeaux Recognized as a 2019 DBIA National Design-Build Award Winner

Dec 09,2019

The Design-Build Institute of America announced its winners for the 2019 National Design-Build Merit Awards. Integral Group’s project Google 1212 Bordeaux Offices won the National Award of both Merit and Excellence in the commercial/office category. Projects are judged against the Design-Build Done Right™ standard criteria, and winning projects demonstrate effective schedule and cost performance, as…

AFBC 2019 Lt Governor of British Columbia Awards in Architecture

Dec 03,2019

The Architecture Foundation of British Columbia (AFBC) has revealed the winners of the 2019 Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Awards in Architecture. These awards celebrate the architectural excellence in buildings completed in the last three years and designed by BC registered Architects. Award types included two Medal Level Awards, three Merit Level Awards, one Innovation…

The Arbour Receives Gold World Architecture News Award

Nov 13,2019

One of Toronto’s most innovative projects–The Arbour at George Brown College–has recently been awarded GOLD at the World Architecture News (WAN) Awards in the Category of ‘Future Projects – Education’. Integral Group worked closely with Moriyama & Teshima Architects and Acton Ostry Architects to deliver the award-winning project. Each year, the WAN Awards welcomes entries…

Kevin Hydes Receives 2019 USGBC Leadership Award

Oct 30,2019

Oakland, California – (October 30, 2019) – Kevin Hydes, Integral Group’s Founder and CEO receives a 2019 Leadership Award from the U.S. Green Building Council Kevin will be recognized at the USGBC Leadership Awards Ceremony taking place on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 during the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Atlanta. “Our Leadership Award recipients remind us that…

Integral Group Announces Recent California Project Award Wins

Oct 30,2019

Integral Group is thrilled to announce fourth quarter honors from various respected industry groups in California including the American Institute of Architects, Los Angeles, Engineering News-Record California, New Buildings Institute and the San Diego Green Building Council. Our end-of-year suite of awards include the following: 2019 ZNE School Leadership Awards / New Building Institute With…

Clara Bagenal George speaks at the Good Homes Alliance 2019 Conference

Oct 14,2019

The UK Government has recently stated its ambition that all new homes should meet a Future Homes standard, aiming to halve the energy use of all new buildings by 2030, compared to the current Building Regulations requirements, which is a significant step towards meeting a net zero target. The Good Homes Alliance believe that the Future Homes Standard is…

Clara Bagenal George joins the CIBSE stage discussing ‘Net Zero Development’

Oct 14,2019

Advancing ‘Net Zero’ Development The national policy of targeting net zero carbon emissions by 2050 means we need to act now to design and manage efficient buildings with reduced dependency on fossil fuels. This CIBSE event will present perspectives, with speakers from Transport for London, Hoare Lea, Elementa Consulting and Laing O’Rourke, on how we…

Integral Group Vancouver Announces Promotion of Three New Principals

Oct 08,2019

Integral Group is excited to announce the recent promotions of three new principals—Lisa Westerhoff, Ellie Niakan, and Stephanie Hammer—in its Vancouver design studio. The Vancouver team is also proud to celebrate this rise in female leadership, recognizing current and future generations of women engineers, designers, and consultants whose roles impact the trajectory of the practice.…

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