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Building Automation

A Jack of All Trades, Muszanowski to Retire from ESD after 48 Years

When Mark Muszanowski entered ESD’s Chicago office for his first day as a part-time employee in 1972, drawings were created with pencil and mylar on drafting boards – even for the most advanced skyscrapers.
 

Talking Turkey: Join a Team Who Lives Controls

At ESD, the mantra of the Automation Team is “We Live Controls”.
 

Martig Explains Important Ideas for Lighting Retrofit

If you are in a legacy building, odds are it contains antiquated lighting – and likely because of this, there are stumbling blocks to achieving the best new lighting design for your facility.
 

Adapting Is Key to Success When Working for Two Engineering Groups

I expected to start my career at ESD in 2018 with the Commissioning (Cx) Group. However, another group within the company, Automation, needed my assistance.
 

Major ESD Project Wins AIA Award

To create the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, a number of firms formed a unified design team that focused on the patient.
 

Trio of ESD Experts Poised to Present at ASHRAE Conference

Though some consider three a crowd, three is definitely a terrific learning opportunity when it involves ESD speakers.
 

Vallort Poised to Present on Variety of Topics in Omaha

He’s presented in Malaysia this year. He’s talked in Hong Kong. So of course the next logical stop on the Jim Vallort ASHRAE tour is … a golf course in Omaha.
 

Knight Sheds Light on Utilities? Demand-Response Programs

Because Building Automation Systems (BAS), Building Internet of Things (IoT) and controls technologies have improved, demand-response events at utilities have the capability to be automated.
 

Clute Shares Path of User Journey in an Intelligent Building

Creating a roadmap to realizing the Intelligent Building experience is not easy. But choosing the right first step makes the journey much easier.