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Engineering

Shedding Light on Post-Pandemic Offices: 8 Items to Consider Updating for Lighting Controls

Lighting fixtures and their associated controls play an integral part in commercial office interior design. An efficient lighting control design can help building owners save money, simplify operations, and improve the comfort and satisfaction of occupants.

Panelist of Peers Address DEI

ASHRAE members discuss cultural, racial, and language barriers still appearing in the workplace and the steps that can be taken to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). (Read More)

Zelazny Joins Panel for CoreNet Global Event Focused on ESG

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria are a set of standards followed by companies and organizations looking to operate in a more socially conscious, ethical, and ecologically responsible way. (Read More)

Avoiding Hot Water Issues

The January meeting of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) Chicago Chapter will feature a presentation on scald prevention due to the industry’s shift away from low-temperature hot water distribution. (Read More)

Jeff Kemp Named to Prestigious List of Young Professionals

Building Design + Construction tagged ESD Project Engineer Jeff Kemp as an “innovative engineer” in its 40 Under 40 class of 2021. (Read More)

Smarter Water for Smart Buildings

James Dipping argues it is time to move the monitoring of water safety and temperature out of the mechanical room and place it throughout the plumbing system. (Read More)

ESD Plays Role in Steppenwolf Theatre Expansion

While the completion of the new $54 million theatre campus takes center stage, ESD takes a well-deserved bow for providing the mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection design and implementation for the new facility. (Read More)

Schlattman Eyes Future of Data Center Industry

ESD Practice Leader for Mission Critical Facilities reflects on the past year and looks ahead to what’s coming up in 2022 for data center markets. (Read More)

Menges Promotes ESD to New York Television Audience

Operations Director Ryan Menges is featured in a recent episode of Job Hunt – New York where she discusses all the great reasons to join the ESD team. (Read More)