Located in the San Fernando Valley, the Integral Group Los Angeles design studio is situated in the twenty-story, ENERGY STAR-rated, Class A, high-rise Encino Gateway building.
The open office plan studio has gorgeous sweeping views of the Santa Susana and San Gabriel Mountains to the north and northeast. This office offers multiple meeting spaces and a lounge where staff can enjoy their lunch, refresh and take in the view. The office gets ample natural light and dogs are welcome.
The Los Angeles office has been certified with the Los Angeles Green Business program since November 2015.
Los Angeles Design Studio
15760 Ventura Blvd., Suite 1902
Encino, CA 91436
Los Angeles Leadership
Managing Principal, Los Angeles
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.
Regional Director, US West
Gerry Faubert, Vice President and U.S. West Regional Director, brings over 36 years of experience to Integral Group. Gerry is one of the pioneers of innovative, energy efficient design and operations in the Buildings Engineering industry in North America. With a degree in Buildings Engineering Science and Technology, he takes practical and holistic approach to addressing clients’ challenges, helping achieve solutions that meet their social, economic, and environmental objectives.
Gerry has played a vital role in delivering cutting edge integrated design and planning for numerous building projects across all building market sectors. Among the most recent and prominent is the AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten Award in 2015 for the CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory a LEED Platinum laboratory.
A frequent spokesperson and advocate for health, well-being and sustainability, Gerry has lectured at conferences across North America. He is a former member of the Toronto Waterfront Design Review panel. The revitalization of Toronto’s waterfront is the largest urban development project underway in North America comprising of over 800 hectares of redevelopment and the site of the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games Athletes Village.
Principal, Los Angeles
With over 28 years of experience in electrical engineering, Cirilo’s background covers multiple sectors, including educational, laboratories, medical, mixed-use and residential, high rises, and recreational and cultural projects. As a project leader, Cirilo works with an open door policy, always making himself available to his team members to solve issues and answer questions.
Principal, Los Angeles
Corey is a principal and electrical engineer with over 20 years of experience. His focus is designing simple, elegant and resilient electrical systems for the built environment. He applies these core values to achieve highly efficient and sustainable projects. Corey’s strength as a leader is his ability to recognize areas of opportunity for his team to be innovative. He focuses on empowering his team to push design. This has proven to be a successful way for his team to stay fully engaged and exceed client expectations.
Senior Principal, Los Angeles
John joins Integral Group with over 30 years of experience in team and project management for multidisciplinary projects. His mechanical engineering experience encompasses higher education, K-12, sports and recreation, cultural and performing arts, and civic facilities.
With a mechanical engineering background originating from fixing antique steam engines during his college years, John grew into project management of largescale projects in the United Kingdom and the United States, working for world-class architects including Richard Rogers, Rem Koolhaas, Diller, Scifido Renfro, Morphosis and Richard Meier & Partners. John thrives working on innovative projects that challenge him, and he constantly strives to find the right solution for his client and delivering an excellent final product. He believes that designing sustainable projects is the right thing to do and results in the best buildings.
Principal, Los Angeles
Nika is a principal with over 9 years of experience. Her technical skills aligned with her dedication to sustainable design has made her instrumental in the growth Integral Group has experienced in the Los Angeles market. Nika’s role focuses on the management of her design team, ensuring that clients’ expectations are exceeded and projects are delivered in a timely manner. Passionate about sustainable strategy, Nika encourages clients to envision options and opportunities to deliver inventive solutions that surpass performance goals. This drives the team’s focus to provide cost effective, energy efficient, and sustainable electrical designs. She has served as project manager on dozens of successful projects, including the Robert Redford Conservancy project, which consisted of the renovation of an abandoned 1930s infirmary into a Zero Net Energy and LEED Platinum-targeted education facility.
Nika’s strong interpersonal and communication skills allow her to effectively communicate with clients and members of the wider design team across disciplines. Her ability to resolve conflicts and troubleshoot electrical systems with a particularly organized approach allows projects come to life around her.
Beyond advocating for sustainable design, Nika is also an active advocate for women in the MEP industry and is a member of the Society of Women Engineers. She is passionate the professional growth of those around her, aiming to inspire and advance the success of her team.
Nika is the recipient of Consulting-Specifying Magazine’s 2019 40 Under 40 award.