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Data Centers

What is the Future of Renewable Energy in Powering Data Centers?

The pressure on data centers to deliver reliable performance while also being cost-effective and environmentally friendly is growing at a seemingly exponential rate. (Learn more about the sustainable data centers.)

Olejniczak Recognized for Engineering Excellence

Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CSE) announces the 2023 class of its 40 Under 40 winners, including ESD Senior Project Engineer Ben Olejniczak. (Learn more about CSE 40 Under 40 winners.)

Three Teams On Track for Building Automation Systems Training

Illinois ASHRAE’s Spring Conference will once again gather professionals in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) engineering industry for a full day of learning and networking. (Learn more about ASHRAE Illinois Spring Conference.)

Designing for Better Sound, Building for a Better Future

ESD experts offer architects a continuing education class designed to provide a better understanding of acoustics principles and their application to LEED requirements. (Learn more about Acoustics 101.)

“BICSI-ing” the Future of Information and Communications Technology

The value of virtual conferences, such as the recently held ICT Direct Winter 2023 online event sponsored by BICSI, is the sheer volume of sessions available with a click of the mouse. Attending this event gave me the opportunity to explore several learning tracks at my own pace, allowing a way for me to meet my certification requirements while balancing my current workload. (Read more about the future of ICT.)

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.)

Schlattman Reviews Changing Criteria for Data Center Sites

Changes to colocation and hyperscale data center communities are dramatically changing requirements for site selection, and it is up to the engineering professional to keep on top of the latest trends. (Read more about data center site selection.)