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IG | VISION Climate Emergency Design Guide Live Event Recording

Apr 08,2020

The term Net Zero is gaining traction globally – but what does it mean to be truly Net Zero? Born from challenges of different local standards and approaches to this question, Elementa Consulting initiated the London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI) in 2017 to change London’s Energy Policy, a system that was failing to keep up…

IG | VISION Next Generation District Energy Systems Live Event Recording

Apr 03,2020

District energy systems are gaining momentum across the globe. As traditional “heating-only” systems no longer meet current needs, Integral Group has developed innovative, “next generation” district energy solutions that offer stellar environmental performance. These systems provide both heating and cooling, flexibility to accommodate “low-carbon” and “low-exergy” sources, and cutting-edge energy conversion technologies. Using our local…

Integral Group Celebrates International Women’s Day 2020

Mar 04,2020

The heart of Integral Group’s impact and excellence is tied to the diversity of our staff. Fostering inclusion echoes to our commitment to our staff to be a safe workplace where they can show up as their authentic selves and thrive. We continue to attract and retain the best, brightest, and most passionate people motivated…

UpCycle Receives Austin Green Award

Mar 02,2020

The 2019 Austin Green Award winning projects were announced recognizing projects in Austin, Texas that have made outstanding achievements in sustainable design and innovation. The first of its kind in Austin, these awards aim to raise the bar for future project conception and their approach to ever-changing environmental, social, and health concerns. To further serve…

Integral Group Appoints New CEO and New Board Chair

Jan 27,2020

We are pleased to announce the appointment of William Overturf III as our new Chief Executive Officer and President. Bill succeeds Kevin Hydes, who takes on a new role as Chair of Integral Group’s Board and Founder for the firm, having led Integral’s growth to more than 800 employees across 21 offices over the past…

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…

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