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Award Season Arrives – Elementa shortlisted for 2 Industry Accolades

Oct 04,2018

Receiving recognition from the institutions that lead our industry is a substantial measure of our competence that Elementa proudly champions. With award season in full swing, we are delighted to be shortlisted for Engineering Consultancy of the Year at the 2018 Building Awards and this year’s Employer of the Year 2018, of which we are…

Design Tech High School Wins Best Educational Project

Oct 02,2018

Design Tech High School, in Redwood City, received PCBC’s 2018 Gold Nugget Grand Award for Best Educational Project on June 28. PCBC is focused on the art, science, and business of housing. The Gold Nugget Awards annually recognizes national and international projects that display the highest levels of innovation throughout the building process from design…

The Principal London Shortlisted for 5 AHEAD Awards

Sep 28,2018

An £85 million pound refurbishment involving over 1,000 architects, designers, builders and carpenters, the Principal London has recently reopened and can stand proud as one of London’s leading hotels with 5 AHEAD award shortlistings to add to its already impressive resume. Located in Bloomsbury on London’s iconic Russell Square, the grade two listed building boasts…

Ali Nazari Co-Authors Whole Building Energy Modelling Guideline

Sep 13,2018

Assuming the new title of “author” among his many roles, Energy and Sustainability Director Ali Nazari is one of the four professionals who authored the Whole Building Energy Modelling Services Guideline, jointly released by the Architectural Institute of British Columbia and Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia. The document outlines the professional practices, responsibilities, and quality assurance protocols for…

Elementa become NLA’s Hotels and Hospitality Programme Supporter

Aug 10,2018

With the lifestyle and leisure sector booming this year within London’s property market, the Capital is reviving its position as one of the world’s leading hotel markets. Elementa’s broad experience within this industry sets us right at the heart of the action, bringing together a matrix of skills and brand experience to help deliver some…

Hotel Nia at Menlo Gateway Achieves LEED Silver

Jul 25,2018

Hotel Nia at Menlo Gateway, located in the hub of the Silicon Valley, achieved a LEED Silver certification. The four-star luxury hotel is part of the 15.9-acre, 1 million ft² Menlo Gateway development. It will include 250 rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows. From start to finish, the project incorporated sustainable attributes that helped it achieve the…

Integral Group Earns LEED Proven Provider Status

Jul 18,2018

Integral Group earned USGBC LEED Proven Provider status for Building Design + Construction (BD+C) LEED projects which includes new construction, core and shell, schools, retail, healthcare, and hospitality. “We went through an extensive “evaluation” period with Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). We had to submit high quality projects for review and earn a high grade…

EGBC Announces Permanent Member-in-Training Program

Jul 16,2018

Engineers & Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC) announced its pilot Accredited Employer Member-in-Training (MIT) Program is now a permanent program offering. The MIT program serves as a collaboration platform between EGBC and engineering companies to expedite the process of EGBC membership and professional licensing for employees. Integral Group is among the list of accredited organizations that…

Vancouver International Airport Expansion Groundbreaking

Jul 13,2018

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) had its official groundbreaking for its $9.1 billion expansion being executed over the next 20 years. This ceremony represented the beginning of the first stage of expansion – the $550 million YVR CORE program. The event, held on the site of the project, was well attended with Premier John Horgan, CEO…

Integral Group Hosts Crofton House School Co-op Students

Jul 12,2018

During the week of July 16-20, 2018, Integral Group will be hosting the first of two groups of co-op placement students from the all-girls high school, Crofton House School. The students will be attending presentations at the Vancouver office hosted by various female leaders within the company. This program aims to expose young girls to…

Harker Gym Achieves LEED Gold

Jul 12,2018

The Harker School Gym in San Jose received LEED-NC v2009 Gold certification with a total of 72 points. Part of an overall multipurpose event center, this 33,000 ft² facility provides students with training spaces, dance studios, locker rooms for team sports, and therapy rooms with cold/hot pools and an underwater treadmill. Sustainability features include a…

The World’s First ‘Hometel’, Room2 Southampton Opens its Doors to the Public

Jul 10,2018

Coined the world’s first ‘hometel’, Room2 Southampton looks to combine the home comforts of your very own apartment with the amenities and services of a normal functioning hotel. With 71 studio rooms, the new apart-hotel has a strong focus on design, comfort and value, aiming to meet the needs of the modern traveller. Elementa worked…

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