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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…

Urban Energy Analytics for Cost-Effective Decarbonization Planning | Getting to Zero 2021

Oct 11, 2021

The Getting to Zero Forum is the premier event dedicated to zero energy and zero carbon buildings. With a growing number of climate emergencies across the United States and around the world, there is no more important time than now for the Getting to Zero Forum. It brings together the world’s leading experts to share best practice approaches to reducing energy demand…

All In: Making a Zero-Carbon Commitment | Building Lasting Change 2021

Oct 11, 2021

Building Lasting Change returns this October, with a new online program. For Canada to meet its new 2030 carbon targets, the building sector must be united in its commitment and actions. We have a significant role to play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and helping Canada meet its international obligations under the Paris Accord. To…

Integrated Project Delivery at SLCan Sustainable Laboratory Conference

Sep 24, 2021

The 2021 SLCan Sustainable Laboratory Conference is a Canadian national forum focused on strengthening the sustainable laboratory community and sharing knowledge, promoting innovation and best practices, as well as providing a platform for strategic thinking and discussion on the challenges and opportunities related to these assets. SLCan Sustainable Laboratory Virtual Conference will take place October…

Stanton Stafford Named 2021 USGBC LEED Fellow

Sep 24, 2021

Integral Group congratulates Atlanta Principal Stanton Stafford for being named a LEED Fellow by US Green Building Council (USGBC) and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI). The 2021 Class of LEED Fellows includes 21 green building leaders who represent the top of their fields in green building design, engineering, and development. Stanton receives his LEED Fellow…

Campus at Horton – Transforming Downtown San Diego (…again!)

Sep 03, 2021

Greenbuild International Conference & Expo is made up of educational sessions, networking opportunities, and more, including project tours to give attendees an arms-length look at sustainable design in practice. Integral Group Principal Calina Ferraro will be leading a tour of our Horton Plaza Redevelopment project, an 840,000 ft² renovation and expansion of an existing underused shopping…

All-Electric Labs: A Decade in Review at I²SL 2021

Sep 02, 2021

I²SL Annual Conference and Technology Fair is the world’s leading international conference focused on energy efficiency and environmental sustainability in laboratories and related facilities. Participants will hear from industry-leading lab owners, operators, designers, engineers, safety managers, and users who will discuss topics such as post-pandemic lab recovery, exhaust advancements; Smart Labs; Green Labs, the latest…

Cost-Effective ZNE Retrofit Solutions at Net Zero Conference (NZ21)

Aug 24, 2021

The 8th Annual Net Zero Conference (NZ21) is back in 2021 as a hybrid event on September 14 -16, 2021. This year brings more world-class education sessions on net zero, zero carbon, and climate resilience, inspiring keynotes from sustainability leaders worldwide, an interactive virtual expo hall + outdoor in-person expo featuring industry-leading companies, professional networking…

Louise Hamot to Speak at Greenbuild 2021

Aug 20, 2021

Greenbuild International Conference & Expo is the largest annual event for green building professionals worldwide to learn and source cutting-edge solutions to improve resilience, sustainability, and quality of life in our buildings, cities, and communities. Integral Group is proud to be represented at Greenbuild this year by Global Lead of Life Cycle Research Louise Hamot…

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