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Healthcare and Life Sciences

Demographics, emerging markets, evolving regulations, and the global pandemic are revolutionizing the healthcare and life sciences markets and are ever changing the design approach and methodology for these facilities. Our team of experts will help you face the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Getting Ahead By Staying Ahead

Rapidly increasing demand for innovative scientific and medical processes, solutions, and devices impacts real estate decisions among developers and companies requiring high tech space. To stay competitive in a dynamic global market, these facilities are often accessible to local research universities and corporations, integrate top technical and entrepreneurial talent, and utilize flexible planning strategies that allow them to evolve with their end users.

We offer an in-depth understanding of how investments in real estate need to support the vision, mission, and strategies of health care providers, science-based companies, and universities.

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Specialists Treating Specialized Healthcare and Life Sciences Challenges

Our team is organized to provide expertise relative to the complexity and criticality of building infrastructure systems for healthcare and life sciences facilities where attention to detail fosters an environment to research, develop, manufacture, or provides care that improves the quality of life for people throughout the world. From systems analysis and code review through building re-positioning or regulatory justification, our experts offer value for healthcare and life sciences organizations.

Testimonial Quotes
Science is intimately integrated with the whole social structure and cultural tradition.

“They mutually support one other—only in certain types of society can science flourish, and conversely without a continuous and healthy development and application of science such a society cannot function properly.”

Talcott Parsons | American Sociologist

See What Happens When We Work Together

Creativity, insight, partnership. Better spaces to work, to live, and to plan for the future. See how our various Healthcare and Life Sciences experience come together in these projects.

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Services: Eco+Energy, MEP/FP Engineering, Technology
Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital
Services: Eco+Energy, MEP/FP Engineering

News and Events: Our Engineers in Action

The various facets of our Engineering Services are reflected in the thought leadership, instructional videos, podcasts, and other information offerings we post regularly. Check out these examples of Healthcare and Life Sciences projects.

Dipping Joins Panel on Managing Risk of Unsafe Water in Buildings

ESD Technical Director for Plumbing Engineering James Dipping will be part of the 2022 Emerging Water Technology Symposium where he and a group of industry experts will discuss how to keep building water systems safe. (Learn more about the EWTS event.)

How Fresh Is Your Building’s Water?

Plumbing engineers may be putting building occupants at risk unintentionally by following water conservation guidelines and equipment recommendations. (Ensure your building’s water is safe.)

CSE Magazine Features Olejniczak Article on Evaporative Cooling Options

In the Jan/Feb 2022 issue of Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine, ESD Senior Project Engineer Ben Olejniczak shares insights on a hot topic: evaporative cooling. (Which option is best for your organization?)

Credit: © Tom Harris | Design by Gensler

What Engineering Solution Can We Bring to You?

Our engineers are geared to solve problems unique to your situation. How can we help?

What are your Healthcare or Life Sciences challenges? Let us know.

Interested in Making a Difference?

Our mission to improve society through the built environment is brought to life through our people. Are you ready to make a difference?

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