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Integral Group and British Columbia Launch Better Buildings BC Program

Oct 17,2018

In partnership with the Province of British Columbia, Integral Group Vancouver’s Research and Planning Associate Lisa Westerhoff has launched Better Buildings BC: The Net-Zero Energy-Ready Challenge. Better Buildings BC is an incentive program and juried competition that provides incentives and support to high-rise residential, office, retail, commercial, institutional, and other large complex building projects designed…

Elementa Crowned CIBSE Employer of the Year for Second Consecutive Year

Oct 17,2018

We are delighted to announce that Elementa Consulting has won Employer of the Year (medium category, 51-300 employees) at the CIBSE Young Engineers Awards for the second consecutive year and was crowned the overall 2018 winner across all categories (from 1 to 301+ employees). The awards, which champion the support of young people throughout the…

Understanding the approach behind one of London’s largest hotel refurbishments – Strand Palace Hotel featured in this month’s CIBSE Journal

Oct 04,2018

Elementa’s work at the Strand Palace Hotel has been featured in this month’s CIBSE Journal, exploring the project’s approach to a phased refurbishment using Hybrid VRF system for cooling and heating of the 785 bedrooms. The landmark hotel in London’s busy West End posed challenges including maintaining the majority of the hotel rooms for occupation,…

Design Tech High School Wins Best Educational Project

Oct 02,2018

Design Tech High School, in Redwood City, received PCBC’s 2018 Gold Nugget Grand Award for Best Educational Project on June 28. PCBC is focused on the art, science, and business of housing. The Gold Nugget Awards annually recognizes national and international projects that display the highest levels of innovation throughout the building process from design…

Award Season Arrives – Elementa shortlisted for 2 Industry Accolades

Oct 02,2018

Receiving recognition from the institutions that lead our industry is a substantial measure of our competence that Elementa proudly champions. With award season in full swing, we are delighted to be shortlisted for Engineering Consultancy of the Year at the 2018 Building Awards and this year’s Employer of the Year 2018, of which we are…

The Principal London Shortlisted for 5 AHEAD Awards

Sep 27,2018

An £85 million pound refurbishment involving over 1,000 architects, designers, builders and carpenters, the Principal London has recently reopened and can stand proud as one of London’s leading hotels with 5 AHEAD award shortlistings to add to its already impressive resume. Located in Bloomsbury on London’s iconic Russell Square, the grade two listed building boasts…

Ali Nazari Co-Authors Whole Building Energy Modelling Guideline

Sep 13,2018

Assuming the new title of “author” among his many roles, Energy and Sustainability Director Ali Nazari is one of the four professionals who authored the Whole Building Energy Modelling Services Guideline, jointly released by the Architectural Institute of British Columbia and Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia. The document outlines the professional practices, responsibilities, and quality assurance protocols for…

Canada East Senior Leadership Promotions Announced

Aug 13,2018

Integral Group is pleased to announce that Mike Godawa has been promoted to Senior Principal, Director of Engineering Services – Canada East, and Kenny Smith has been promoted to Managing Principal, Toronto. About Mike With a career spanning 30 years, Mike’s promotion to Senior Principal acknowledges his accomplishments as a recognized industry expert in the…

Elementa becomes NLA’s Hotels and Hospitality Programme Supporter

Aug 10,2018

With the lifestyle and leisure sector booming this year within London’s property market, the Capital is reviving its position as one of the world’s leading hotel markets. Elementa’s broad experience within this industry sets us right at the heart of the action, bringing together a matrix of skills and brand experience to help deliver some…

Hotel Nia at Menlo Gateway Achieves LEED Silver

Jul 25,2018

Hotel Nia at Menlo Gateway, located in the hub of the Silicon Valley, achieved a LEED Silver certification. The four-star luxury hotel is part of the 15.9-acre, 1 million ft² Menlo Gateway development. It will include 250 rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows. From start to finish, the project incorporated sustainable attributes that helped it achieve the…

Integral Group Earns LEED Proven Provider Status

Jul 18,2018

Integral Group earned USGBC LEED Proven Provider status for Building Design + Construction (BD+C) LEED projects which includes new construction, core and shell, schools, retail, healthcare, and hospitality. “We went through an extensive “evaluation” period with Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). We had to submit high quality projects for review and earn a high grade…

EGBC Announces Permanent Member-in-Training Program

Jul 16,2018

Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC) announced its pilot Accredited Employer Member-in-Training (MIT) Program is now a permanent program offering. The MIT program serves as a collaboration platform between EGBC and engineering companies to expedite the process of EGBC membership and professional licensing for employees. Integral Group is among the list of accredited organizations that…

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