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MEP/FP Engineering

Lehrer Sheds Light on Building Electrification

The Smart City Podcast is featuring ESD Practice Leader for High Performance Buildings Andrew Lehrer as it explores the catalysts sparking sustainability in the real estate industry and how electricity plays a key role in the process. (Listen to the Building Electrification podcast.)

Dipping on the Ebb and Flow of Intelligent Water Systems

Post-pandemic demands spark call for intelligent water systems that are safer and more efficient for building owners and occupants. (Learn more about intelligent water systems.)

High School Students Sound Off on ESD Work-Study Program

Well into the year-long program, four students from Cristo Rey Jesuit High School reflect on the Corporate Work-Study Program aimed at providing college-bound students with a professional work experience. (Learn more about the Cristo Rey students.)

Technical Study Offers Window into Lobby Repositioning

As businesses continue to welcome the return of workers following a two-year pandemic shutdown, many are looking for ways to entice people back to the office. (Learn more about avoiding condensation headaches.)

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.)

ESD Innovation Fest Returns

After a worldwide pandemic-induced hiatus, three teams from different groups and specialties gathered to share innovative ideas on this year’s theme of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). (Learn more about Innovation Fest 2022.)

ESD Tall Building Experts Jalayerian and Jensen Talk Systems

Innovation was the focus of a workshop session led by Senior Managing Director Mehdi Jalayerian and High Performance Buildings Studio Leader Tyler Jensen during a recent conference sponsored by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). (Learn more about stack effect.)

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.)