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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.)

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.)


SWEet Opportunity for Women Engineers to Connect

Members of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) are reaching out to students to promote careers in a male-dominated industry. (Learn more about the women in engineering.)

ESD Earns Multiple Illinois ASHRAE Excellence in Engineering Awards

Recognized for outstanding engineering, three different ESD projects were awarded 2021 Illinois ASHRAE Technology Awards. (Read More)

Tips for Fast-Tracking Construction Projects Responsibly

“I wanna go fast!” The well-known tag line expressed by Will Ferrell’s title character in the 2006 movie Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby could have been based on a line reading from any number of different property developers I have known over the years. (Read More)

Continued Demand Expected for Data Center Design and Construction

While 2020 saw many businesses struggle in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, others saw new opportunities for growth. (Read More)

Commitment Pays Off – ESD Stays Strong in Rankings

ESD stays strong in Building Design+Construction (BD+C) magazine’s rankings once more due to our commitment to our mission and a culture of innovation. (Read More)

Standardized Cx Process Can Provide Peace of Mind

The first step of process standardization is writing it all down; ESD can help. Over the past few years, we have seen many of our data center clients shift to more modular one-size-fits-all designs that can be rapidly and repeatedly deployed across all sites in their portfolios. (Read More)

Patel Explains Measurable Benefits of Monitoring-Based Commissioning

When a new building opens, it is in perfect shape. Yet as the years go on, systems age, and building performance starts degrading.