Directing Growth Across Canada

Vancouver, BC (March 21, 2016): Integral Group is pleased to announce Principal Ali Nazarihas commenced a new role as a Canadian Director to guide the national growth in energy modeling and sustainability. Vancouver Principal Ali Nazari has a national portfolio of projects, and his new position is a reflection of Ali’s hard work, increased presence across Canada, and exceptional client driven focus. As the Energy & Sustainability Director, Ali will be overseeing the energy and sustainability efforts of Integral Group across Canada.

Ali has been a leader in energy modeling and sustainable rating systems for Canada’s newest and most innovative buildings and spaces. For Ali, accountability and communication play a key role in creating lasting client relationships. Since joining Integral Group, Ali has grown the Vancouver Energy Modeling, LEED, and Sustainability divisions at Integral Group to new levels. Ali is aiming to take the successes from the Vancouver office and apply the framework and consistency to delivering exceptional projects across Canada.

With the use of Integral DRIVE, a game changing tool that is used to explore all building design possibilities early in the design phase, Ali is able to collaboratively help make informed decisions about the direction and goals of a project. Ali explains, “The current process in place left a lot of room for improvement, and I saw the need to develop a solution to reduce confusion and accelerate the process.” Integral DRIVE is used to provide decision makers with a rapid and responsive analysis of all possible building options in real time—from building envelope to lighting, to mechanical systems, and any potential combination of these design features. The optimization of these building systems enables our clients to achieve the most cost effective solutions while meeting the sustainability goals of their projects.

About Integral Group: Integral Group is an interactive global network of design professionals collaborating under a single deep green engineering umbrella. The organization provides a full range of building system design, energy analysis, and third party LEED commissioning services with a staff widely regarded as innovative leaders in their fields. Integral has offices and affiliates throughout North America and around the world.