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Real Estate Asset Repositioning

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.)

Edgar Talks Design Tech for Cabling

The video podcast show, Let’s Talk Cabling!, recently invited an ESD expert to discuss the benefits of 3D modeling for designing cable installation projects. (View video podcast.)

New Building Codes Have Cities Seeing Green

State and local governments are leading the way as major metropolitan areas adopt green building criteria as policy to mitigate the built environment’s impact on climate change. (Learn more about new regulations.)

ESD Earns Multiple Illinois ASHRAE Excellence in Engineering Awards

Recognized for outstanding engineering, three different ESD projects were awarded 2021 Illinois ASHRAE Technology Awards. (Read More)

Lehrer Leads Webinar on Refrigerants and Global Warming

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

Women and the Redevelopment of Willis Tower

Talented women team members to discuss their roles in the massive redevelopment of Chicago’s iconic building. (Read More)

Three Key Takeaways from a Large-Scale Repositioning Project

Encompassing 500,000 square feet, the repositioning of Willis Tower is one of the most challenging mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) projects of its kind in the United States.
 

The Seemingly Impossible is Made Possible in McCormick Place

Rapidly turning a convention center into a makeshift health-care facility during a pandemic is no easy task. (Read More)

New Food Halls in Older Commercial Office Spaces Require Creativity, Flexibility to Build

Imagine building a hockey rink in a 1970s shopping mall. Or, conversely, building retail shops inside an aging hockey rink.