Society has become intolerant of losing access to anything it regularly uses — including electrical power.
What is the best way to use commissioning for hyperscale data centers?
ESD is excited to announce a new partnership with Transparent Energy, bringing a whole new approach to cutting energy spend.
Though some businesses are in the midst of celebrating the holidays, pharmacies need to tamper the festivities and focus instead on important changes coming in 2019.
Large data center projects have multiple, parallel commissioning processes occurring simultaneously, and pressures driven by the cost of delayed turnover tend to shorten timelines.
Impressed by UL’s strong market share in the data center industry, manufacturers have been requesting to become involved with the UL Cloud Certification program that the company collaborated on with ESD and launched this year.
As the world depends more every day on the smooth operation of data centers, the importance of retro-commissioning — where commissioning processes are applied to an existing system with the intent of improving the resiliency and efficiency of its operation — has never been greater.
“Make sure it works.”
The modern micro-processor relay is a complex device, incorporating functions that can not only be utilized for protection but also for operation of equipment.
Building managers are always looking for ways to market their structures. A proven way is to become ENERGY STAR certified.
As a leading MEP/FP and technology consulting engineering firm, ESD takes data security and privacy seriously.
Elevating human health and comfort to the forefront of building practices is not only better for the planet — it’s better for people.
The Malaysia Green Building Federation holds many events related to sustainability in structures.
Rarely is hockey played without skates, on chairs and in Chicago Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom. But the 13th annual Aeron Hockey tournament is no ordinary outing.
ASHRAE sends Jim Vallort around the world to share his knowledge. Next stop: Hong Kong.
Since the dawn of the 20th century, the Building Owners and Managers Association of Chicago (BOMA) has been a champion of the built environment.
The Illinois Institute of Technology has a laudable goal: It desires to become “the most sustainable urban university campus in the United States.”
How often do we limit our potential? When facing challenging situations, changing the narrative can lead to better outcomes.
A number of drivers are shaping the planning and design of cities and buildings.
Building Information Models (BIMs) are important to building performance optimization. To secure a future of reduced energy use and environmental impacts, cultivating a technology-embracing community is key in developing and maintaining successful BIM programs at universities.
Occupant health and well-being continues to be a trending topic in today’s workplace design industry. With people spending more than 90% of their time indoors, and the lion’s share of business-related expenses tied to employee salary and benefits, research is highlighting the importance of an improved workplace.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) technical guides – featuring glossy pages with colorful graphics – are avidly read by those in the tall-building industry. And the next one is starting to take shape.
The commercial real estate industry, unfortunately, is a popular spot among hackers.
Steve Monforton has a distinguished career in the Chicago electric industry. And now, his success has been recognized.
Noted in the 2018 CSE Commissioning Giants report is that the top 25 companies generated more than $240 million in revenue.
Data centers have historically faced over-engineering at several phases of the certification process, from the early design of the facility to the adoption of emerging technologies.
How will the growing wellness-in-the-workplace movement affect the commercial real estate sector?
For decades, ESD and UL crossed paths out in the field. Their executives knew each other. And finally, in 2017, they united to provide a big need in the data center industry.
Being voted into a Hall of Fame is a top honor in any profession.
ESD’s new headquarters in the Willis Tower received rave reviews in a recent article.