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Why Now is the Best Time to Improve Energy Efficiency in Buildings

By Saagar Patel As a popular Chinese proverb states, the best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second-best time is now.

ESD Continues to Rank High Across Multiple Markets

For a fourth year in a row, ESD is rated one of the top three data center sector nationwide engineering firms. According to BD+C magazine’s

Cybersecurity Tips for Ransom-wary Businesses

Cybercriminals continue to find new ways to infiltrate building systems to access sensitive company data. How safe is your operation? According to recent reports, the

Taking Hydraulic Systems Design to New Heights

Good decisions in initial planning of hydraulic systems in high rise buildings help facilities operate more efficiently and effectively. In a recent article for Consulting-Specifying

Comparing Building Certifications

A recap of a BOMA Suburban Chicago webinar examines various building certifications that anticipate return to the office concerns. Earlier this year, Tim Zelazny and

Bennett and Brown Share Views on Smart Building Cybersecurity

As building automation systems (BAS) become increasingly connected to the internet, two ESD experts partner to offer views on how to protect against cybercriminals. In

Lehrer Leads Webinar on Refrigerants and Global Warming

Hosted by ESD, the Building Owners and Managers Association of Chicago (BOMA) recently sponsored a webinar focused on the building cooling systems and their impact on the environment.
 

Cooperation is Key to Curbing Cyber Threats

As cybercriminals become more stealthy by using access to internet of things (IoT) devices to eventually breach sensitive data, information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) teams need to work more closely to prevent attacks.
 

Why Focusing on Workplace Safety is Critical to Post-Pandemic Return

As more businesses begin to welcome workers back to the office, demonstrating a safe and healthy work environment is vital to earning trust and acceptance of the “new normal.”