News & Events for Vancouver

October 11, 2019
Passive House Canada is hosting the 2019 Passive House Canada Conference at the University of Toronto Scarborough in Toronto, ON on October 17-18, 2019. Passive House Canada sets a global standard benchmark against which high-performance and energy-efficient buildings can be measured up against. The Passive House Canada Conference serves as a platform for sharing, advocating and advancing the high-performance building agenda. It provides at... Read more
September 30, 2019
A diverse and inclusive employee community is fundamental to Integral Group’s resiliency as a firm. Becoming a parent is a life-changing event, and it essential to our success to support our employees through this important transition. In our ongoing commitment to equity and diversity within our group, and to provide a family-friendly workplace, Integral Group is pleased to announce that a firm-wide Paid Parental Leave Program will commence January 1, 2020. As global firm with over 20 offices world-wide, Integral Group highly values tal... Read more
August 22, 2019
The Vancouver Regional Construction Association (VRCA) has announced the winners of the 2019 Silver Awards. The VRCA awards recognize excellence in professionals, organizations and projects within the building construction sector. Three winners are selected for each of fifteen categories, based on innovation, new materials integration and demonstrated outstanding project management. One Silver Award winner per ea... Read more
July 30, 2019
The BC Government has announced the eleven winning projects of the CleanBC Better Buildings Net-Zero Energy-Ready Challenge program. Integral Group's Research & Planning Team is administering the Better Buildings program, while the BC Ministry of Mines, Energy and Petroleum Resources is providing funding and program oversight. These highly energy-efficient projects will receive up to $390,000 in government subsidies for their design and construction. Integral Group is thrilled to see... Read more
July 30, 2019
Integral Group is excited to announce its membership with The Business Coalition for a Clean Economy (BCCE), an initiative spearheaded by The Pembina Institute. The BCCE is a Coalition that brings together a network of organizations for the overarching purpose of working towards a Clean Economy future, achieved through climate action. Their advocacy is channeled through forums, public statements and thought leadership, informing British Columbians of the value ... Read more
July 16, 2019
During the summer of 2018, Integral Group Project Manager Joe Quad went on a trip to Kenya, Africa. Upon his return, he felt inspired to give back to the community that so kindly hosted him. He sponsored a young girl named Purity through the organization, One Girl Can–an institution providing scholarships to high school and university girls in Kenya–to help transform her dream of becoming a mechanical engineer into a reality. To date, the fundraiser has subsidized Purity's first year of University, and ... Read more
June 20, 2019
North American Passive House Network's 2019 conference (NAPHN19) convenes at the Metropolitan Pavillion in New York City, NY, where Passive House buildings are the standard rather than the exception. This year's conference focuses on how Passive House is being implemented by professionals and policy makers at scale in the industry today. NAPHN is partnering with New York Passive House (NYPH) to bring the NAPHN conference to New York for the second time. The theme for NAPHN19 is Build The ... Read more
June 17, 2019
Integral Group is pleased announce that Sean Casey has joined Integral Light Studio in the Vancouver office. Sean returns to Integral Group as an associate after concluding his Master of Fine Arts at Parsons School of Design, with a specialization in Lighting and Day Lighting Design. With eleven months of international design experience, Sean worked closely with world-class architects Gehry Partners, SHoP, Diller, Scofidio + Renfro and Adjaye Associates. He performed lighting des... Read more