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MEP/FP Engineering

MEP 101: Architects Make the Grade Learning How To Work With Engineers

ESD experts offer architects a continuing education class designed to provide a better understanding of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) as well as fire alarm and fire protection (FA/FP) systems. (Learn more MEP 101.)

ESD Connects at Career Fair

Described as the engineering, computer science, and information technology job fair of the year, “The Career Networking Experience – Fall 2022” kicks off in Chicago later this month. (Learn more about the Job Fair.)

Chicago Leads Fight to Address Climate Change

City Council approves new building code regulations making Chicago one of the first major cities in the U.S. to exceed the 2021 edition of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). (Learn more about this new code.) 

Hear the News? ESD Adds Acoustical Engineering

ESD is adding acoustical design and consulting to our list of engineering services. Proper acoustics are important for all buildings and can affect tenants’ energy levels, wellbeing, and productivity. (Learn more about ESD acoustic services.)

Patel Presents Net Zero Definition and Targets

To develop a net zero plan for buildings, owners and operators need to understand the terminology and the different approaches that can be taken to achieve carbon neutrality. (Learn more about the Energy Efficiency Summit.)

CCHRB Seminar Focuses on Iconic High Rise Buildings

The Chicago Committee on High Rise Buildings (CCHRB) Annual Scholarship Seminar will feature presentations examining the renovations of three American landmarks—including Chicago’s Willis Tower, the site of ESD’s headquarters. (Learn more about the CCHRB Seminar.)

Dipping Offers Tips to Reduce Legionella Risk

In his latest column for Plumbing & Mechanical Engineer magazine, ESD Technical Director for Plumbing Engineering James Dipping teams up with a plumbing industry research expert to advance best practices for commissioning water quality and safety within the built environment. (Read the full article.)

Optimizing Project Execution Using BIM

ESD Digital Practice Leader Samir Abdelmawla joins a panel of industry experts to discuss how building information modeling (BIM) can help make construction projects go more smoothly. (Learn more about Chicago Build 2022.)

Dipping Outlines Why Everyone Should Care About the Dangers of Legionella

Writing for Plumbing & Mechanical Engineer magazine, ESD Technical Director for Plumbing Engineering James Dipping presents a series of facts everyone—especially plumbing professionals—should know to keep water safe. (Read James Dipping’s latest column.)