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Fire Safety

Tumber Explains Importance of NFPA 37 Standard for CSE Magazine

By their nature, combustion engines and gas turbines are a fire hazard. And a fire caused by one of these essential products could have dire results.

Lee Explains How to Ensure Sprinklers Function When Needed

Why don’t sprinkler systems work as intended? Human activity (or lack of it) often is behind a malfunctioning sprinkler system.

No Time Like the Present to Retrofit Fire Sprinklers

According to a City of Chicago Life Safety Ordinance, every building above 80 feet must be equipped with automatic sprinklers. That edict dictated compliance by 2017.

ESD Applies New Engineering Concepts to Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

ESD has been involved with a number of high-rise healthcare facilities. But with the 1.2 million-square-foot Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in Chicago, new engineering concepts were needed.

ESD Makes Sure New Brunswick Headquarters Fits the Bill

When thinking about companies that deal with fun and games, the Brunswick name often comes to mind…

ESD Provides Services for Restaurant Group?s Space in Willis

The Willis Tower is procuring a number of new tenants – including yours truly, ESD.

ESD Helps Michael Best Prove Less Is More

When Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP moved from Two Prudential Plaza to the River Point tower, it cuts its space by nearly 11,000 square feet…

ESD Helps 150 N. Riverside Thrive

When a new building arises in Chicago’s Loop, there’s a great chance ESD is involved with its engineering…

Fire Safety Systems Encounter Challenging Architectural Design

It’s not always easy for fire safety systems to keep up with architectural design trends…