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2022 ASHRAE Annual Conference

Jun 15, 2022

The 2022 ASHRAE Annual Conference will be a hybrid experience, offering both in-person and virtual options for attendees. The in-person conference will be held in Toronto, ON, Canada at the Sheraton Centre and Hilton Toronto. Integral Group is proud to be represented at the conference in the following sessions: Process-Driven Optimized Decision Making in an…

CaGBC Building Lasting Change 2022

May 25, 2022

Canadian Green Building Council (CAGBC)’s annual Building Lasting Change (BLC) conference attracts attendees from across the green building industry. BLC features sessions with leading experts and visionaries, showcasing the latest innovative approaches and practical solutions that will take us to the next level of sustainability action. Integral Group is proud to be represented at the…

Decarbonization of Road Transport Network Operations in Australia and New Zealand

Mar 24, 2022

The ambition for Net Zero emissions has a transport problem. Transport emissions keep going up when they need to go down. This transport problem is really a roads problem (>60% of transport emissions are from road vehicles). And that problem is really a private passenger vehicle problem, which makes up the majority of road emissions.…

BUILDEX Vancouver 2022

Mar 15, 2022

BUILDEX Vancouver is Western Canada’s largest forum connecting the holistic building industry. Attendees join to interact, learn and discover the newest innovations from a market in constant transformation. Future work, carbon reduction and wellbeing, digitization and industrialization are three critical themes threaded throughout the event’s content, features, and events this year. As we lean into…

Designing for Zero Carbon: Case Studies of All-Electric Buildings Released

Mar 15, 2022

Integral Group is proud to have two of its Zero Carbon-designed projects featured in a new book, Designing for Zero Carbon: Case Studies of All-Electric Buildings written by Edward Dean, FAIA, and published by Southern Edison California. In this publication, Dean makes a case for Zero Carbon design by looking at a short history of…

Richard Palmer Featured at Middle East and Africa Green Building Congress

Mar 08, 2022

World Green Building Council celebrates 20 years by convening hundreds of industry leaders from the built environment to share the latest trends and developments in sustainable buildings at the 4th Middle East & Africa Green Building Congress. This year, WorldGBC is going Beyond Buildings, launching the WorldGBC MENA Sustainable Reconstruction Framework and building momentum to…

Whole Life Carbon of Photovoltaic Installations Report Released

Feb 15, 2022

Elementa Consulting, a member of Integral Group, and Willmott Dixon launched a new study investigating the embodied and operational carbon impact of roof-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) installations. Rooftop solar PV is required if the grid is to be successfully decarbonized, playing a significant part in the government’s journey to meet the United Kingdom’s climate targets.…

Building a Future for Cutting-edge Science

Feb 08, 2022

Rui Dinis, a life sciences expert who has spent more than 20 years exploring the drivers behind the complex design of laboratories, discusses how we can add value to limited space to support the future of the UK’s research and development initiatives. As we enter 2022, it’s more important than ever that every space we…

Protecting One Planet: COP26 in Review

Nov 24, 2021

As COP26 comes to a close, the Elementa team considers what’s next. From the imminent energy crisis to the need to design buildings for tomorrow’s climate, what’s clear at every level is that rapid change must happen now. Brian Goldsmith, Regional Director, UK + Europe on the power of people… COP26 is over and the…

Integral Group Projects Win Austin Green Awards

Nov 09, 2021

Integral Group is proud to announce that two projects were recognized as recipients of 2021 Austin Green Awards. These awards highlight next generation projects that respond to rapidly evolving environmental, social, and health imperatives with sustainably inspired initiatives. Two of the six projects recognized this year are Integral projects. DPR Construction’s Austin Office at the Foundry…

LETI Launch Climate Emergency Retrofit Guide

Oct 21, 2021

A new guide has been published which aims to address the crucial issue of upgrading existing homes to meet net zero carbon targets. The Climate Emergency Retrofit Guide was launched by LETI on 21st October and follows the launch of its Climate Emergency Design Guide for new buildings last year. Our new Climate Emergency Retrofit…

Beyond Buildings Report Released by WorldGBC

Oct 20, 2021

Beyond Buildings, a report issued by the World Green Building Council, with direction and authorship from Integral Group’s Global Lead of Life Cycle Research Louise Hamot and Director, Global Sustainability Richard Palmer, identifies opportunities for how an integrated approach to the whole built environment is essential to deliver change commensurate with the commitments of the…

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