David has over 20 years of extensive experience in the building services industry in North America and Europe. As a Managing Director, his responsibilities include strategic planning, sustainability research, peer review, conceptual design, and interdisciplinary coordination. David shares his in-depth knowledge with various public and private advisory boards, and has contributed to programs for the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the CEC’s Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) program. He has played a vital role in several award-winning lighting design projects and has been recognized by the National Register of Peer Professionals. David is often sought after as a presenter and has delivered various presentations on sustainable electrical design at conferences and universities throughout North America.
The San Jose design studio is located in downtown San Jose, in the heart of Silicon Valley. The San Jose office culture is very casual, a family type environment, with different backgrounds both professionally and personally.
San Jose Design Studio
75 E Santa Clara Street, 6th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113
San Jose Leadership
Vice President & 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.
Thought Leader & Principal, San Jose
Senior Principal, Oakland
With over 35 years of mechanical engineering and energy-focused consulting experience, John focuses on passive and climate-based architectural and engineering design solutions to improve occupant health, thermal comfort and energy efficiency in the built environment. John has led the design of numerous LEED Platinum Certified buildings and over 40 Zero Net Energy (ZNE) projects.