Diagram decorative image

Davidson Explains Best Steps to Improve Energy Rating

Starting this year, Chicago buildings will be required to post their energy rating in a prominent location under the new City of Chicago Energy Rating System. What steps can buildings take in an effort to increase their rating?

Samantha Davidson outlines four best practices to improve a building’s energy-rating score in the article “Is your facility four-star worthy?” for the Illinois Real Estate Journal. Re-evaluating building hours and retrofitting lighting to include LEDS are among the suggestions the energy expert offers.

Related News

Interested in learning more? Check out these related news items.

ESD Win Honors for Innovative Convention Center Project

ESD’s work on the Las Vegas Convention Center continues to win acclaim for its application of innovative design and effective use of energy—this time with an honorable mention for the 2023 ASHRAE Award for Engineering Excellence. (Learn more about ASHRAE Technology Awards.)

Women Describe Career Paths in AEC Industry

Women and minorities often face unique challenges in the architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. That is why a group of female professionals recently gathered to share their experiences and insights working in a male-dominated industry. (Learn more about Women in Construction.)

Patel Focuses on Commercial Real Estate and Decarbonization

In a recent article for Commercial Property Executive magazine, ESD Practice Leader for Commissioning and Energy+Eco Saagar Patel encourages building owners, operators, and developers to act now to curb greenhouse gas emissions. (Read more about CRE and Decarbonization.)