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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…

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…

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…

After COVID-19: What Next for Residential Developments?

Jun 10, 2020

Principals and residential sector leaders David Glossop and Rob Harris offer their insights on what to expect from the industry post-COVID-19 The Existing Challenges There are two factors to consider about the future of the residential housing sector. Existing challenges, which COVID-19 has exacerbated, and changes made in residential design and delivery due to the…

After COVID-19: What Next for the Hotel Sector?

May 26, 2020

Principals and hotel sector leaders David Glossop and Rob Harris offer their insights on what to expect from the industry post-COVID-19 The hotel industry has been one of the hardest-hit from the COVID-19 pandemic. Hundreds of hotels have closed temporarily, if not for good. Those that remain open are recording record low occupancy. There are…

After COVID-19: What Next for Healthcare Estates?

Apr 22, 2020

Carl McKenzie, Elementa Principal and Chairman of the Professional Development Committee with the Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management (IHEEM), offers his views on the current and future state of the Healthcare Estates sector. Since its founding in 1948, the National Health Service has played a central role in UK society and our shared…

Canada Green Building Council – Building Lasting Change 2019

May 06, 2019

Canada’s largest green building conference, Building Lasting Change 2019, is taking place in Vancouver across the dates of May 28-30, 2019 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The annual conference is run by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and is known for activating connections, delivering world-class learning opportunities, and cultivating inspiration and innovation. The theme…

Lisa Westerhoff to Speak at Passive House Northwest 10th Annual Conference

Feb 27, 2019

Passive House Northwest is hosting the Building Beyond Zero 2019 Conference at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland, Oregon on Thursday, February 28th, 2019, and Friday, March 1, 2019. This annual conference brings together Passive House professionals and advocates for two days of knowledge sharing sessions, with presentations and panels delivered by key industry players. Integral…

Andrea Traber to Speak at 2018 Greenbuild

Aug 09, 2018

Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the face-to-face experience for sustainability in the built environment. It’s for professionals in architecture, construction, engineering, planning, and interior design who depend on thoughtful and ethical solutions which promote wellness and resiliency in construction and urban development. The theme for Greenbuild 2018 is Human x Nature | The Intersection…

Living Future 18 unConference

Apr 25, 2018

Integral Group is proud to be a 2018 Sponsor for International Living Future Institute’s (ILFI) Living Future 18 unConference held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland on May 1-4, 2018. Living Future is a leading event in regenerative design targeting and featuring a global community of industry leaders. This year’s theme is Authenticity & Action focusing…

CARBON CORNER: Accelerating Low-Carbon Design

Aug 17, 2017

Integral Group’s mission is to accelerate the shift towards environmentally responsive design by making sustainable buildings and communities. One net zero/net positive building at a time is awesome but won’t get us where we need to be to reverse the effects of climate change. Through our consulting practice, we focus on low carbon and resilience…

District Energy 101: 7 Steps to Success

Jun 09, 2017

District energy systems are becoming increasingly common, particularly in North America. Traditionally, district energy systems have provided heating options only, but increasing global temperatures have given rise to the demand for campus-scale systems that can provide heating as well as cooling options. Integral Group is leading the industry with innovative solutions and approaches with the…

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