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ESD Duo Discuss Keeping Intelligent Buildings Safe

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Chicago Chapter presented a virtual forum in April addressing Intelligent Buildings and Cybersecurity. (Learn more about Keeping Smart Buildings Safe.)

ESD Pros Help with Planning and Presenting at Decarbonization Conference

Described as a one-day deep dive into decarbonization strategies relevant to Chicago and the surrounding region, the upcoming event will feature a diverse slate of presenters from the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) community. (Read more about the Design 2 Decarb event.)

Adding Up the Benefits of WiredScore and SmartScore Certifications

Creating benchmarks to rate how connected and smart buildings can have a greater impact on workplace health, safety, and comfort than simply hoping for the best. (Learn more about WiredScore and SmartScore certifications.)

Brown Presents on Smart Building Tech

ESD Practice Leader for Automation Steve Brown will be a featured speaker at an upcoming online conference examining connected systems, sensors, and all things “smart” about buildings. (Learn more about this intelligent building summit.)

Patel on Reducing Expenses with Retro-Commissioning

As offices rebound from the global pandemic, ESD’s Practice Leader for Commissioning and Energy+Eco Saagar Patel says now may be the perfect time to reevaluate office systems. (Read more about the benefits of retro-commissioning.)

Wolf Spreads the Word on Protecting Intelligent Buildings from Cyberattacks

Building owners, managers, and tenants are quick to embrace the advantages of building automated systems (BAS) technology, but may be slow to protect themselves from potential vulnerabilities found in those systems. (Read more about protecting assets from hackers.)

Dipping Examines How to Monitor and Maintain Intelligent Water Systems

In his latest contribution to Plumbing & Mechanical Engineer magazine, ESD Technical Director for Plumbing Engineering James Dipping warns that failure to properly track and maintain a building’s water system can have a direct impact on a company’s bottom line. (Read Dipping’s latest article.)

New Services to Assess, Benchmark, and Certify Digital Connectivity and Smart Technologies for Buildings

ESD is expanding its services to help building owners, operators, and occupants benefit from WiredScore certifications. With the recent accreditation of four key professionals, ESD is ready to advise and guide facility stakeholders through the WiredScore and SmartScore certification processes. (Read more about WiredScore certifications.)

ESD Team Leads with WiredScore and SmartScore Accreditations

WiredScore, the global digital connectivity certification system, recently launched its Accredited Professional (AP) program in the United States. ESD, a program launch partner, is now one of the first firms in the country with trained professionals to help developers and building owners and operators navigate the certification process. (Learn how to get your building certified.)