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Elementa’s World Green Building Week Event – LETI Report Launch

August 9, 2017

Elementa are to host their 4th consecutive annual World Green Building Week Event, launching the next phase of the ‘Getting to Zero’ campaign – a report detailing the London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI) working groups outputs. World Green Building Week brings together Green Building Councils from around the world to create a public conversation about…


Integral Group to Present at Building Simulation 2017

August 2, 2017

Next week, the largest simulation conference in the world will take place in San Francisco, CA. A biennial meeting, this extraordinary international event is not one to miss! Held at the Hyatt Regency, International Building Performance Simulation Association‘s Building Simulation 2017 will feature presentations and discussions from leading practitioners and researchers from around the world. Included is…


Bishop O’Dowd High School Project Receives Acterra Sustainable Built Environment Award

Bishop O’Dowd High School Center for Environmental Studies was awarded the Acterra Business Environmental Award in the Sustainable Built Environment category. This zero net energy project features a rainwater capture system, photovoltaic array, site-sourced building materials, and high-performance envelope in addition to many other sustainable design features. As the home to the environmental science and…

Integral Light Studio Illuminating Canada’s History

July 26, 2017

  Vancouver, BC: On July 22nd, the City of Vancouver launched the Drum is Calling Festival, a 9-day event celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation. Locally named Canada 150+, the celebration includes Indigenous engagement and programming as a way of honouring Canada’s heritage beyond the last 150 years and embodies a shared future…


Results of air pollution test from outside Elementa’s Bank office

July 13, 2017

Recently, Elementa contributed to a major citizen science’ study of air pollution in the UK, curated by King’s College London and Friends of the Earth. To gather data for the study, we mounted a Clean Air test tube next to the entrance of our London office. The tube was in place for two weeks and…

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Elementa – Clara Bagenal George appointed by Sadiq Khan as a Design Advocate for London

July 11, 2017

Clara Bagenal George, an environmental design engineer from Elementa’s sustainability team, is one of just 50 people who have been carefully selected to be part of the Mayor of London’s ‘Good Growth Design Programme’. They will be working alongside City Hall and London Councils on the programme to assist the Mayor in solving the current…


Integral Group’s Toronto Office Receives First Fitwel Certification in Canada

July 6, 2017

Toronto, ON: We are proud to announce our Integral Group Toronto office is the first space in Canada to become Fitwel Certified, a recognition of Integral Group’s commitment to green engineering and healthy workspaces. Fitwel has awarded our Toronto office a 2-Star Certification through the Center for Active Design for our efforts to optimize building…

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Elementa Publish ‘Getting to Zero’ – Developing Policy Recommendations for a Zero Emissions Capital

July 4, 2017

Elementa Consulting have initiated a process to influence energy policy in London. See our report ‘Getting to Zero’ which outlines policy recommendations for a zero emission London, summarising ideas generated from our cross sector policy workshop that we held in May. Four key priorities were revealed: – Data disclosure – Better performance metrics – Decarbonising…

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Take the BCO “Wellness Matters” Survey Today

June 21, 2017

In April 2017 the British Council for Offices (BCO) commissioned Elementa Consulting, Perkins+Will and Sentinel to undertake a major research study “Wellness Matters: Health and Wellbeing in offices and what to do about it”. BCO’s year-long project will provide guidance on how to enable Health and Wellbeing across an office building’s lifecycle. The study will…


Congratulations to our New Chartered Engineers

June 19, 2017

We are delighted to announce that three members of our team have been accepted as members of CIBSE and achieved Chartered status. Our newly Chartered Engineers include Senior Mechanical Engineer Ted Connell and Project Engineers Shaun Das and Roy Kidd. We congratulate all three who have been honoured with this prestigious accolade and join CIBSE…


Plan for Burnaby’s Green Future Wins Award of Excellence

June 12, 2017

Vancouver, BC: Burnaby’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy (ESS) was awarded an Excellence in Policy Planning Award in the City and Urban Areas Category by the Planning Institute of British Columbia (PIBC). The PIBC is a professional association of planners in BC which recognizes excellence and sets a national standard for planning schemes. The plan outlined a green…