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Healthcare and Life Sciences

Menges Reviews Green Building Codes Across the Nation

From coast to coast, more and more state and local governments are implementing green building codes to decrease the built environment’s impact on climate change. (Learn more about green building initiatives.)

Dipping Examines Proper Sizing for Water Systems

In his latest column for Plumbing & Mechanical Engineer magazine, ESD Technical Director for Plumbing Engineering James Dipping says selecting the correct pipe size for a facility is no longer as simple as looking at a chart. (Learn more about proper pipe sizing.)

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.)

Menges Article Focuses on Green Building Codes

So-called “green building” strategies can be seen coast to coast in the U.S. as state and local governments work to decrease negative impacts on the environment. (Learn more about Green Building Codes.)

Insider’s Look at Chicago Life Sciences Building

Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Chicago is hosting an upcoming “Life Science Roundtable, Tour & Happy Hour” featuring a discussion and exclusive visit to one of the city’s new life sciences building at 400 North Aberdeen. (Learn more about Lehrer’s panel.)

Quizmaster Dipping on Intelligent Water Systems

In an article recently published in Construction Executive magazine, ESD Technical Director for Plumbing Engineering James Dipping explores ways to maximize the benefits of intelligent water systems. (Learn more about intelligent water systems.)

Patel Pens Review of Net Zero Progress

It has been a busy year for the net zero carbon community, as summarized in a recent article published in The Mann Report written by ESD Practice Leader for Commissioning and Energy+Eco Saagar Patel. (Learn more about net zero.)

Is It Time to Replace Your Fire Pump?

A fire pump is the backbone of most fire protection systems, especially in high-rise structures. Regular maintenance and testing are critical to ensuring everything works in an emergency. (Learn more about the fire pumps.)

ESD Presenters, Panelists, and Ambassadors at Chicago Build 2022

ESD is well-represented at this week’s Chicago Build 2022, with four presenters and two ambassadors focused on promoting women and diversity in the building industry. (Learn more about the Chicago Build Expo.)