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Elementa Consulting Celebrate International Women’s Day 2020

Mar 05,2020

The heart of our firm’s impact and excellence is tied to the diversity of our staff. Fostering inclusion echoes to our commitment to our staff to be a safe workplace where they can show up as their authentic selves and thrive. We continue to attract and retain the best, brightest, and most passionate people motivated…

UpCycle Receives Austin Green Award

Mar 03,2020

The 2019 Austin Green Award winning projects have been announced. The Austin Green Awards recognize projects in Austin, Texas that have made outstanding achievements in sustainable design and innovation. The first of its kind in Austin, these awards aim to raise the bar for future project conception and their approach to ever-changing environmental, social, and…

Elementa Consulting Crowned CIBSE’s 2020 Building Performance Consultancy of the Year

Feb 12,2020

Elementa Consulting crowned CIBSE’s Building Performance Consultancy of the Year for the third time in four years, at the 2020 Building Performance Awards The ballroom of the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, played host to over 500 building services engineers to celebrate and showcase a year of ground-breaking achievements in high performance building services engineering. Building Consultancy of…

Kanika Sharma receives USGBC-LA’s Emerging Leader Award

Feb 12,2020

Integral Group is delighted to share that Kanika Sharma has been awarded USGBC-LA’s 2020 Emerging Leader Award at the 15th Annual Green Gala. The award is selected by Chapter leadership and recognizes “an individual who is still early in their career but demonstrating leadership by pushing us all forward to a more sustainable build environment.”…

London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI) Releases New Climate Emergency Design Guide

Jan 30,2020

Coalition of leading architects, engineers and building professionals launch LETI’s new Climate Emergency Design Guide, providing blueprint on how the construction industry can react to the climate emergency. The industry has come together to provide a consensus on how to design new buildings in a way that does not jeopardise national emissions targets. The Climate…

Integral Group Appoint New CEO and New Board Chair

Jan 27,2020

We are pleased to announce the appointment of William Overturf III as our new Chief Executive Officer and President. Bill succeeds Kevin Hydes, who takes on a new role as Chair of Integral Group’s Board and Founder for the firm, having led Integral’s growth to more than 800 employees across 21 offices over the past…

Nurturing Net Zero

Jan 13,2020

The 87,300 square foot Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Office Building recently completed a 12-month Zero Net Energy operation monitoring period. As anticipated through Integral Group’s modeling efforts, the photovoltaic (PV) energy produced and captured on site exceeds the amount of energy used during full occupancy, verifying this project is operating at Zero Net Energy.…

Cal Poly Student Services Building Wins 2019 SCDF Design Award

Dec 17,2019

Integral Group is excited to share that one of our projects, the Student Services Building at California Polytechnic University, Pomona, has received a 2019 Southern California Development Forum (SCDF) Design Award. These awards celebrate projects that demonstrate innovation and a commitment to the community from both the owners and the design team. The Student Services…

Google 1212 Bordeaux Recognized as a 2019 DBIA National Design-Build Award Winner

Dec 09,2019

The Design-Build Institute of America announced its winners for the 2019 National Design-Build Merit Awards. Integral Group’s project Google 1212 Bordeaux Offices won the National Award of both Merit and Excellence in the commercial/office category. Projects are judged against the Design-Build Done Right™ standard criteria, and winning projects demonstrate effective schedule and cost performance, as…

Elementa are shortlisted for the CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2020

Nov 18,2019

As a ‘Deep Green’ consultancy firm, our mission is centred around being a positive sustainable influence and making the planet a place for future generations to enjoy. This year has been one of our best so far in terms of continuing research into sustainable building techniques, influencing projects towards sustainable energy strategies and educating and…

The Arbour Receives Gold World Architecture News Award

Nov 13,2019

One of Toronto’s most innovative projects–The Arbour at George Brown College–has recently been awarded GOLD at the World Architecture News (WAN) Awards in the Category of ‘Future Projects – Education’. Integral Group worked closely with Moriyama & Teshima Architects and Acton Ostry Architects to deliver the award-winning project. Each year, the WAN Awards welcomes entries…

Kevin Hydes Receives 2019 USGBC Leadership Award

Oct 31,2019

Oakland, California – (October 30, 2019) – Kevin Hydes, Integral Group’s Founder and CEO receives a 2019 Leadership Award from the U.S. Green Building Council Kevin will be recognized at the USGBC Leadership Awards Ceremony taking place on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 during the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Atlanta. “Our Leadership Award recipients remind us that…

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