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14/07/2020
Integral Group are proud to release our 2019 Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility (CSER) Report.   This document is the third publicly released annual report on our commitment to the Planet and our People through our operations across the firm. It includes an introduction to our firm, our values, and shares our CSER performance data for the 2019 calendar year. The 2019 CSER Report builds off strong foundations set in prior years, shares where we witnessed improvements, and inve... Read more
24/06/2020

Championing Net Zero in the Built Environment

The Net Zero Carbon agenda affects different sectors in different ways. Elementa Consulting have gathered industry leaders and clients from different disciplines to discuss the benefits, challenges, and solutions in building Net Zero Carbon developments. Each event has a single focus on a specific sector with hand picked participants who specialise in that sector and represent a cross section of industry disciplines. We assume in these discussions that the metrics for achieving Net Z... Read more
05/06/2020

Principals David Glossop and Rob Harris discuss the now, next, and future of the hotel industry.

This presentation discusses the physical realities of getting hotels back into use and opened safely and successfully. How the current shift in occupancy restrictions and demand affects both short and long-term operations in our industry for developers, management & operati... Read more
22/05/2020

Around the world, companies are making pledges to rapidly decarbonise. Battery storage will help make those promises reality.

While the building industry continues to strive for Net Zero Energy goals, recent policies requiring all-electric building design are shifting the focus away from energy and onto carbon emissions. It is now more important than ever to consider how buildings will integrate with the carbon emissions goals with an ever-changing electrical grid. One key to grid integration i... Read more

15/05/2020

Associate Engineer, Graham Day, draws upon his experience to demonstrate the key requirements of sustainable design.

This presentation provides guidance on how to design schools sustainably, focussing on low carbon design. Graham will look at both net-zero targets, whole-life carbon analysis and discuss how these apply to school design, with comparison to current UK design standards and LETI guidelines. He will also explore potential refurbishment strategies and benefits of refurbishing vs new build. Graha... Read more
12/05/2020
Integral Group is proud to be listed in this year's Engineering News-Record (ENR)’s 2020 Top 500 Design Firms, moving to #183 up from #220 in 2019. Integral Group also ranked #36 on ENR’s Top 50 Designers in International Markets sublist, up from #42 in 2019. The annual Top 500 Design Firms list features peers and partners encompassing all design firms including architects, engineers, engineer-contractors, environmental engineers, geotechnical engineers, landsca... Read more
06/05/2020

Occupant health and wellbeing are now at the center of all built environment projects.

Light is the primary regulator of our body’s circadian system. Our exposure to light, or lack thereof, can affect our sleep, mood, appetite, and productivity. Recent research linking lighting and human health have put a renewed focus on the importance of lighting in our buildings. It is essential for all project stakeholders to understand the critical role light plays in occupant health in order to deliver buildings that ... Read more
23/04/2020
The engineering sector is one of the most significant industries in the world, affecting economies, environment and human health. As new research and innovation cause changes in architectural and environmental design, sustainable energy strategies, and occupant behaviour, keeping abreast of the most up to date trends and information can be challenging. Elementa have curated a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme to deliver a range of these important subjects relevant to designing sustainable buildings for any organisation work... Read more
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