News & Events for Sydney


2020-08-28
In the future net-zero carbon buildings will be driven not only by social responsibility but by policy and changing codes and standards. Now is the time to take action. The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) ANZ Virtual Seminar – 2020 Vision for a 2030 Reality, brings experts from both sides of the Tasman to share exemplar case studies of regenerative and net-zero buildings and practices. It will also tackle future policy changes in Australia and New Zealand that building owners, managers ... Read more
2020-06-15
Integral Group is proud to share that Richard Palmer has been awarded Green Building Council of Australia's Green Star Champion for 2020! This annual award recognises the vision, passion and commitment of 40 leaders across the industry who work tirelessly in the delivery of a more sustainable built environment through the GBCA’s Green Star certification program. "Our inaugural Green Star Champions demonstrate th... Read more
2020-06-04

Today’s designs pursue lofty performance goals for people, place, and planet. How can analytics support these goals while minimizing cost and complexity?

Shaping the built environment involves a broad range of design considerations – from resource efficiency and green infrastructure to urban amenity and occupant satisfaction. Early intervention informed by targeted analytics can unlock high-performance design and protect stakeholders from costly retrofits, program delays, and reputation risks. Principa... Read more
2020-05-29
Facility Management Association of Australia (FMA) is the nation’s peak industry body for facilities management. FMA serves and promotes the interests of those who create, operate, and maintain Australia's built environment. A primary focus of FMA is to ensure that the needs of facilities managers are understood and considered in government and business policy formulation and decision-making. FMA's annual conference Ideaction.2020... Read more
2020-05-22

Around the world, companies are making pledges to rapidly decarbonize. Battery storage will help make those promises reality.

While the building industry continues to strive for Net Zero Energy goals, recent policies requiring all-electric building design are shifting the focus away from energy and onto carbon emissions. It is now more important than ever to consider how buildings will integrate with the carbon emissions goals with an ever-changing electrical grid. One key to grid integration i... Read more

2020-04-08

The term Net Zero is gaining traction globally – but what does it mean to be truly Net Zero?

Born from challenges of different local standards and approaches to this question, Elementa Consulting initiated the London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI) in 2017 to change London’s Energy Policy, a system that was failing to keep up with a rapidly decarbonizing electricity grid. Through determination and collaboration, LETI’s 3-year journey led to publishing it... Read more
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