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Data Center Design

Resilience, reliability, flexibility, security, speed, and adaptability are business objectives for organizations where data is crucial to their operations, connection to their customers, and to remain competitive. You need a high-level of redundancy, scalability, and flexibility to power the next stage of technology.
 Our team delivers.

Mission Critical Facilities Designed For the Future

We don’t know exactly what tomorrow will bring. But we do know there will be more data, different threats, and a need for greater sustainability. Your data centers and other mission critical facilities need to be designed to face the challenges of today and prepare for the possibilities of tomorrow.

Our team of engineers has decades of experience at everything from cage deployments to full campuses. We partner with you to anticipate problems that have yet to be imagined. We work with you to protect your mission, now and in the future.

Ranked the #3 Data Center Engineering Firm by Building
Design + Construction.

Mission Critical Facility Design Capabilities

Building the data center campuses of tomorrow.

Enabling more capacity, more flexibility.

Helping larger companies scale up to meet their unique needs.

Capacity planning to anticipate future high speed and complex calculation needs.

A Full Range of Services For Your Data Centers

The complexity of mission critical facilities demands attention to detail and to the big picture. All building systems need to work together to ensure reliability, performance, and security.

Our team offers expertise for your infrastructure needs from total cost of ownership and site selection through traditional MEP design and Commissioning.

ESD helps make mission critical facilities efficient and sustainable.

Testimonial Quotes
Good people who are genuinely vested in our project.

There is a level of creativity required for my projects. Often we go into projects without knowing the exact scope and ESD works with us to keep on budget and work against NTE numbers.

Design Manager | National Colocation Data Center Owner and Operator

A Team Of Dedicated Experts

ESD offers a team of professionals with the analytical, technical, and consultative skills to develop specialized solutions.

These include everything from total cost of ownership and data center development services through design, construction, commissioning, and operations of mission critical facilities. We work in a wide range of industries including financial services, technology, government entities, and more.

Data Center Questions? Ask Us!

Credit: © Tom Harris | Design by Gensler

See What Happens When We Work Together.

Creativity, insight, partnership. Better spaces to work, to live, and to plan for the future. See data centers are served in these projects.

Confidential Large Nationwide Technology Client
Services: Automation, MEP/FP Engineering
Confidential Large Technology Client
Services: Automation, MEP/FP Engineering
Digital Realty
Services: Automation, MEP/FP Engineering, Technology

News and Events: A Prism of Possibilities

The markets we serve are reflected in the thought leadership, instructional videos, podcasts, and other information offerings we post regularly. Check out the latest.

Patel Focuses on Heart(land) of Decarbonization

Climate change is a worldwide problem with roots at a local level. In a recent article for Real Estate (RE) Journals, ESD Practice Leader for Commissioning and Energy+Eco Saagar Patel examines the building industry in the Midwest and its role in decarbonization. (Read about Patel’s article here.)

Data Center Designers Advised to Keep It Cool

ESD data center designers co-author a review of ASHRAE guidelines and standards they say can serve as a roadmap to planning air distribution systems for modern data centers. (Learn more about data center air distribution.)

Hear the News? ESD Adds Acoustical Engineering

ESD is adding acoustical design and consulting to our list of engineering services. Proper acoustics are important for all buildings and can affect tenants’ energy levels, wellbeing, and productivity. (Learn more about ESD acoustic services.)

Prepare for The Future of Mission Critical Design

The future is coming fast, and it demands zero downtime. Work with us to create mission critical facilities that are prepared for the possibilities tomorrow brings.

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