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News + Events

Workshop on Capital Improvement Planning

ESD Senior Project Managers Jennifer Jutton and Jose Orta are gearing up to present at the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Suburban Chicago series of half-day workshops focused on managing and budgeting for capital improvements. (Learn more about this BOMA workshop.)

Patel Earns Recognition as a Star in Engineering

Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CSE) magazine recognizes an elite group of young professionals with its 2022 40 Under 40 award, including ESD Commissioning and Energy+Eco Operations Director Saagar Patel. (Read why Saagar is being recognized.)

Dipping Examines How to Monitor and Maintain Intelligent Water Systems

In his latest contribution to Plumbing & Mechanical Engineer magazine, ESD Technical Director for Plumbing Engineering James Dipping warns that failure to properly track and maintain a building’s water system can have a direct impact on a company’s bottom line. (Read Dipping’s latest article.)

Career Networking With ESD

ESD will be participating in “The Career Networking Experience” on Wednesday, May 18. The event is being sponsored by the Chicago chapters of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). (Learn more about this career networking event.)

New Services to Assess, Benchmark, and Certify Digital Connectivity and Smart Technologies for Buildings

ESD is expanding its services to help building owners, operators, and occupants benefit from WiredScore certifications. With the recent accreditation of four key professionals, ESD is ready to advise and guide facility stakeholders through the WiredScore and SmartScore certification processes. (Read more about WiredScore certifications.)

ESD Team Leads with WiredScore and SmartScore Accreditations

WiredScore, the global digital connectivity certification system, recently launched its Accredited Professional (AP) program in the United States. ESD, a program launch partner, is now one of the first firms in the country with trained professionals to help developers and building owners and operators navigate the certification process. (Learn how to get your building certified.) 

Dipping Outlines Role of Engineer from Project Start to Finish

Writing for the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE), ESD Technical Director for Plumbing Engineering James Dipping says projects have a much higher chance of success when the engineer fully understands their place in the design/bid/build (D/B/B) process. (Read the ASPE article.)

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.)

Patel Article Asks the Right Questions About Return-to-Office Energy Efficiency

FacilitiesNet, the online magazine of Building Operating Management (BOM), recently published an article by ESD Commissioning and Energy+Eco Operations Director Saagar Patel that explains why this may be the right time to reexamine the efficiency of building systems. (Read Saagar’s article about return-to-office reviews.)

 

Office Technology Advice for Attorneys That Should Be on Everyone’s Docket

ESD Operations Director for Technology Jeff Drenovsky co-authors white paper for law offices looking to return to a post-pandemic environment. But his observations apply to building owners and managers across all industries. (Learn how integrated technology improves your workspace.)