ESD started as a tiny firm on Wacker Drive in Chicago more than 50 years ago. It recently returned to Wacker Drive – in a big way.
On April 16, ESD moved its company headquarters into the iconic Willis Tower. The cutting-edge capabilities in the new space on the 53rd and 54th floors – which was developed as a living lab – include:
- Lighting – An Enlighted LED solution that includes Bluetooth beacon technology for use with applications such as space utilization along with ambient light and occupancy sensors for efficient energy usage.
- Sound Containment – A sound-masking system in the open-office environment is integrated with the fire-alarm system for emergency enunciation.
- Furniture — Sensors on all connected work surfaces capture space-utilization data. Motorized height-adjustable desks respond to personal preferences with one tap of the desk control.