News & Events for Oakland


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 building design and carbon emissions, including embodied carbon considerations, grid… Read more⇒


Integral Group proudly supports the Carbon Leadership Forum as a signatory member of the MEP 2040 Challenge. To address the impact of the built environment on climate change, systems engineers have a critical role to play in both operational and embodied carbon and need to embrace a whole life carbon approach to MEP design. While low operational carbon and passive design measures have been a… Read more⇒


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 at Greenbuild 2021 (Picture third from right.) Stanton Stafford joined… Read more⇒


Integral Group releases its Zero Carbon Operations (ZCO) Implementation Plan in line with the updated World Green Building Council's Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment (The Commitment). In June 2018, Integral Group was a founding signatory of the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) Net Zero Carbon Buildings (NZCB) Commitment. In 2020, after three years of data collection, meticulous analysis, and research, Integral Group successfully achieved net-zero… Read more⇒


Autodesk University (AU) is the design and make conference for innovators everywhere who reimagine possible. This year Autodesk invites thousands of participants worldwide to advance their careers and grow their businesses with 350+ sessions across architecture, engineering, construction, design, manufacturing, and media and entertainment.   AU will take place on October 5, 2021, and is entirely free. “Climate change is a health, safety, and welfare crisis.… Read more⇒


Integral Group is pleased to share that multiple projects have been recognized by Engineering News-Record’s 2021 Best Project Awards in the California and Hawaii region. Every year, Engineering News-Record (ENR) recognizes exceptional projects in several categories, as judged by a jury of specialists and experts in the construction industry. Integral Group is proud to have collaborated on the following winning projects: Donald Dungan Library and… Read more⇒


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 with industry leaders, virtual tours of net-zero buildings, with attendees… Read more⇒


The Sonoma Academy Janet Durgin Guild + Commons project has received the first-ever Living Building Challenge (LBC) Zero Carbon Certification in California and is the first project to be both Zero Carbon and Petal Certified (Energy, Materials, Equity, Beauty) by International Living Future Institute. Petal Certified projects also integrate Civilized Environment and Biophilic Environment Imperatives. This is yet another testament to the project’s revolutionary sustainable… Read more⇒


Clark Pacific has partnered with Integral Group to develop the NetZERO Building Platform--a concept used to determine the most optimized combination of structure, mechanical, and facade systems to transform your project into carbon asset at reduced cost. The platform utilizes technologies in offsite fabrication, thermally massive radiant systems, and grid interactive thermal storage while accounting for whole life carbon to help attain the greatest building… Read more⇒


International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women – while also marking a call to action for accelerating gender equality. The first International Women’s Day occurred in 1911, supported by over one million people. Today, Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women's achievements or rally for women's equality. IWD is not a country,… Read more⇒