Janika has over ten years of experience in the sustainable building industry. Working as an architect for eight years, Janika collaborated with Integral Group on multiple Integral Group projects, including the Millikan Laboratory and Andrew Science Hall at Pomona College, the Packard Foundation, and the Exploratorium. During that time she acted as a designer and internal sustainability consultant, working with teams to explore innovative strategies to allow their projects to hit higher sustainability goals, including Zero Net Energy and LEED Platinum. Most recently she worked for the University of California Office of the President on climate action planning and reporting, green building policy and implementation, system-wide stakeholder engagement and training, and sustainability metric tracking and analysis. Janika has certified over 25 LEED projects, worked on over a dozen projects that achieved LEED Platinum certification, and has assisted with the ZNE analysis for over a dozen projects.
In her role at Integral Group, Janika focuses on holistic sustainable planning and design, working with clients on integrated planning efforts on projects including strategic action plans, campus-scale master plans, and working to merge large-scale policy with planning. With a specialty in higher education and campuses, Janika works with organizations to take a deeper look at long-term planning and the implications of development.