When moving to more efficient power options, building owners and operators are often faced with difficult decisions deciding what to do with existing gas-fired heating systems—especially in colder climates. (Learn more about building electrification.)
Headquartered in the biggest skyscraper in Chicago, ESD has recently been involved with some big news in Europe.
Soaring above 1,500 feet, Lakhta is also the 13th-tallest building in the world. ESD’s High Performance Building Group – which has worked on skyscrapers around the world – examined the extremely complex floor plan (which involved double-walled cavities to protect against the cold) and offered solutions on how best to improve the building’s construction, performance and sustainability.