Austin Design Studio
310 Comal Street, Suite 302
Austin, TX 78702
Regional Director, US East
Chris is responsible for our strategic growth and performance of the US East Operations. With a broad understanding of high performance design & operation, his approach is rooted in the philosophy that environmentally responsible facilities must constantly evolve to suit the technology available, in balance with the client’s goals and objectives. Since joining Integral Group, Chris was responsible for growing the Performance Engineering Service offering – a team of subject matter experts specializing in building optimization – delivering building audits, condition assessments & commissioning services for our clients. Chris thrives in a team environment and implements an integrated team approach with every client. He has collaborated on a multitude of high performance driven projects across diverse sectors which are pursuing or have achieved Living Building, Net Zero or LEED Platinum certification.
Managing Principal, Southern California + Texas
Andy is Managing Principal at Integral Group’s Los Angeles Office, and has more than 17 years of sustainable consulting engineering experience. His expertise in sustainable architecture and green buildings includes building designs for passive, low energy systems such as natural and mixed-mode ventilation, displacement ventilation, radiant heating and cooling, and building integrated renewable energy systems.
Some of Andy’s notable high performance projects include the UCLA Pauley Pavilion (LEED Gold), UC Berkeley Student Community Center (LEED Gold), Long Beach Airport Terminals (LEED Certified Level), Soka University Performing Arts Center (LEED Gold), LAX Bradley International Terminal (LEED Silver) and Jefferson Creative Offices Re-Use (LEED CS).
Andy, who has a BSME from University of California, Davis, is a licensed professional engineer. Additionally, he is a certified ASHRAE High Performance Building Design Professional. Andy is the ASHRAE SoCal Chapter President and is active in USGBC-LA and the Living Building Collaborative.
Hank has 37 years of experience as an electrical project leader. His experience includes many large architectural projects, including museums, medical buildings, mixed use projects, and university and lab projects. Hank recently completed the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles; after over a decade of design and remodel the grand opening was held in July on 2013 with the building receiving accolades from both the private and museum communities.
His design experience includes: illumination engineering and lighting systems; power generation and distribution systems; security, communication, signal and fire alarm systems; audio-visual, television and telephone distribution systems; electrical systems modernization; UPS systems; DC stage lighting systems; substation and power plant designs; construction administration and coordination.