Integral Group Wins AIA SF Awards Design Awards

Integral Group is pleased to announce that four of our projects have been awarded by the 2015 AIA San Francisco’s Design Awards, which celebrates the best in architecture, design and sustainability in the Bay Area.

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation – Received a Merit Award for it’s smart and elegant building; seamlessly woven into the community of Los Altos. Integral Group performed MEP engineering, commissioning, and post occupancy verification and tracking of the building performance to ensure Net Zero Energy operation for this newly constructed two-story office building.

University of California, Santa Cruz Biomedical Sciences Facility – Received a Merit Award for addressing high-energy use building through integrated design. Integral Group provided MEP engineering for this building, which includes four floors of laboratory, office, and administrative functions over a basement level vivarium. This project provides interdisciplinary wet laboratory space and core specialized facilities for scientists concentrating in health and medical disciplines including Molecular and Cellular Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Environmental Toxicology and Biomolecular Engineering.

The Exploratorium at Pier 15– Received Special Commendation for transforming a historic pier with outdoor attractions, gallery space, new pavilion, and the promise of net zero energy; the new Exploratorium remains a world-renowned destination and mecca of innovation. Integral Group performed the mechanical engineering, plumbing design, and fundamental commissioning for the building. The building is designed to be a net zero energy and net zero carbon building.

140 New Montgomery – Received Special Recognition for transforming this legacy building, adding state-of-the-art systems, sustainable features, and a fresh approach positioning it as “The Art of Work,” to appeal to today’s tenants. Integral Group provided mechanical and plumbing engineering, as well as preliminary energy and occupant comfort modeling, integrating façade performance analysis.

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