News & Events for Los Angeles


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… Read more⇒

2020-04-30

What does wellness in the workplace look like in a COVID-19 reality? The British Council for Offices sets the global benchmark for Class A Office Space. In 2018 it launched Wellness Matters - an outcomes-based roadmap to support health and wellbeing in the workplace. Its three lead authors - Ed Garrod, James Pack, and Will Poole-Wilson came together to revisit its guidance, providing unique insights into… Read more⇒

2020-04-22

In celebration of Earth Day, Integral Group Chief Sustainability Officer Megan White broke down Integral’s mission driven approach towards environmental design and corporate operations. This presentation will include a review of Integral’s annual environmental reporting (CSER) and details into the World Green Building Council’s Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment. Additionally, Megan will highlight ways in which Earth is positively responding during the COVID-19 pandemic and… 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,… Read more⇒

2020-04-03

District energy systems are gaining momentum across the globe. As traditional “heating-only” systems no longer meet current needs, Integral Group has developed innovative, “next generation” district energy solutions that offer stellar environmental performance. These systems provide both heating and cooling, flexibility to accommodate “low-carbon” and “low-exergy” sources, and cutting-edge energy conversion technologies. Using our local and global case studies, this presentation will introduce the “next… Read more⇒

2020-03-27

District energy systems are gaining momentum across the globe. As traditional “heating-only” systems no longer meet current needs, Integral Group has developed innovative, “next generation” district energy solutions that offer stellar environmental performance. These systems provide both heating and cooling, flexibility to accommodate “low-carbon” and “low-exergy” sources, and cutting-edge energy conversion technologies. Using our local and global case studies, this presentation will introduce the “next… Read more⇒

2020-01-27

We are pleased to announce the appointment of William Overturf III as our new Chief Executive Officer and President. Bill succeeds Kevin Hydes, who takes on a new role as Chair of Integral Group's Board and Founder for the firm, having led Integral’s growth to more than 800 employees across 21 offices over the past decade. Bill is a mechanical engineer with over 35 years… Read more⇒

2019-12-17

Integral Group is delighted to share that Kanika Sharma has been awarded USGBC-LA’s 2020 Emerging Leader Award at the 15th Annual Green Gala. The award is selected by Chapter leadership and recognizes "an individual who is still early in their career but demonstrating leadership by pushing us all forward to a more sustainable build environment." Integral Group is honored to have Kanika serve as Senior… Read more⇒

2019-12-16

Integral Group is excited to share that one of our projects, the Student Services Building at California Polytechnic University, Pomona, has received a 2019 Southern California Development Forum (SCDF) Design Award. These awards celebrate projects that demonstrate innovation and a commitment to the community from both the owners and the design team. The Student Services building was recognized for reflecting the mission of Cal Poly… Read more⇒

2019-10-30

Oakland, California – (October 30, 2019) – Kevin Hydes, Integral Group’s Founder and CEO receives a 2019 Leadership Award from the U.S. Green Building Council   Kevin will be recognized at the USGBC Leadership Awards Ceremony taking place on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 during the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Atlanta.   “Our Leadership Award recipients remind us that taking action – big or small – has the power… Read more⇒

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