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How Single Pair Ethernet Can Simplify Your Data Network

Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) is exactly what it sounds like, an Ethernet cable that has one twisted pair of copper conductors rather than the usual four. (Read More)

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)

Wi-Fi 6 Upgrade: The Time is Now

Faster speeds, more stability, better performance, and greater security are just some of the benefits to end user experiences promised by the latest release of 802.11ax, better known as Wi-Fi 6. (Read More)

What is the Future Landscape for Corporate Boardrooms in a Post-Pandemic World?

Close your eyes and imagine the classic, traditional boardroom. What do you see? A long table surrounded by tall-backed leather chairs? A dimly lit space infused with the smell of history and tradition? (Read More)

On the Road to Security Convergence

Security convergence—that utopian state where two historically distinct security functions, physical and information (and maybe three if you throw in business continuity), come together to work in united peace and harmony to protect people, property, and information. Chances are you’ve been hearing the term convergence for years or even decades. (Read More)

Why Now Is the Best Time for Building Owners to Upgrade to Wi-Fi 6

The latest release of 802.11ax, better known as Wi-Fi 6, promises to improve end user experiences with faster speeds, more stability, better performance, and greater security, making now the right time to implement the next generation of wireless connectivity for your facility. (Read More)

ESD Project Wins International Recognition

110 North Wacker building is being recognized as one of the top 10 international buildings out of more than 300 reviewed by an international jury of architectural experts. (Read More)

Putting the IT and OT Into Security

Between information technology (IT), operational technology (OT), and the internet of things (IoT), there are many “T”s to cross to keep your company safe from cyberattacks. (Read More)

Solving the Puzzle of Aging BAS

Building Automation Systems (BAS) and the facilities they support often age at different rates, leading many building managers and operators to question when the best time is to upgrade systems. (Read More)