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Energy+Eco

How do we solve this equation? By reducing environmental, social, and financial costs associated with carbon footprint, energy consumption, and operations while promoting occupant comfort and health in buildings.

How Can We Help You Achieve Your Goals?

The planet, people, and profit—the three p’s of modern business planning. This approach directly addresses your responsibility to the environment, the community, the people living and working in your buildings, and your budget. Each structure should be created to satisfy these overlapping concerns.

Energy Efficiency

We Know They Can All Work Together

Our building sustainability our consultants can help you:

Carbon Footprint

Mitigate Climate Impact

Reducing your carbon footprint boosts tenancy and demonstrates your progressive company values.

Energy Consumption

Reduce Costs

When you have well-managed energy consumption, operational, and maintenance processes, you save money in the short- and long-term.

Health and Wellness

Improve Health and Wellness

We spend 90% of our time indoors. Being in healthy environments promotes productivity, an engaged workforce, and increased retention.

How We Help You Create Efficient and Safe Environments

Creating sustainable and healthy buildings requires experience and imagination. With a growing number of certifications and ratings available to combat climate change and create a healthy building, you need a team with the expertise to navigate an increasingly complex set of options to help you find the best solution.

LEED Certification, WELL Certification, Passive House consulting, building envelope commissioning

We Take the LEED… and More

We have accredited experts to help you with the following ways to validate the quality of your building and your commitment to the health and well being of your tenants: LEED Certification, WELL Certification, Passive House consulting, building envelope commissioning, energy modeling, renewable energy analysis, and embodied carbon analysis.

Here’s How We Work with You

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency

Achieve energy reduction goals through comprehensive analysis of usage, opportunities, and needs. We’ll give recommendations that create true returns on investment.

Building Analytics

Building Analytics

Simulate building models for new construction, retrofits, and optimization projects. We’ll collaborate with the project team to prioritize energy-efficient techniques.

Sustainability and Decarbonization

Sustainability and Decarbonization

Define and meet your organizational objectives. Define your values and your value proposition. Get certified. Plan a building that consumes less and increases efficiency… for everyone.

Health and Wellness Certifications

Health and Wellness Consulting

Tenants demand well-being concepts and functionality in their buildings. Our team ensures these objectives are met, helping to improve productivity, recruitment, retention, and reputation.

Monitoring-Based Commissioning, MBCx

Existing Building Commissioning

Building systems fall out of calibration. When equipment isn’t performing optimally, operational and maintenance issues increase. Through Monitoring-based Commissioning (MBCx), we can help get your building performing as efficiently as possible, which reduces your carbon footprint and lowers costs.

Other Services

Energy+Eco is part of a full range of interconnected services that work to improve the built environment for your tenants. To learn more, click on a specific service on the right for more information. Or click on the button below for an overview of all of our service offerings.

Overview of All Services

Testimonial Quotes
ESD’s Energy+Eco team kept us on track and efficiently compiled all of the requested information in an organized manner.

The project manager also consistently communicated with us so we understood the process and what was still needed from our team. The team was a pleasure to work with on this project.

Project Manager for Leading Developer | WELL Health-Safety Rating Consulting for Portfolio of Properties

See What Happens When We Work Together

Creativity, insight, partnership. Better spaces to work, to live, and to plan for the future. See how our various Energy+Eco Services come together in these projects.

ESD Headquarters
Services: Eco+Energy, MEP/FP Engineering, Technology
151 North Franklin Street
Services: Cybersecurity, Eco+Energy, MEP/FP Engineering, Technology
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Services: Eco+Energy, MEP/FP Engineering, Technology

News and Events: Energy+Eco = Information You Can Use

The expertise, knowledge, and professionalism of our Energy+Eco team is reflected in the thought leadership, instructional videos, podcasts, and other information offerings we post regularly. Check out the latest.

How to Improve Energy Efficiency in Aging Facilities

Chicago is well on its way to achieving its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent of 1990 levels by 2050. A panel at this year’s Chicago Build Expo will examine how making older buildings more energy efficient can significantly advance this effort. (Learn more about the Build Chicago 2022 session.)

High School Addition Is Top of the Class for Net Zero Buildings

Illinois Green + Chicago Living Future will be hosting a guided tour of the first verified net zero building in the state of Illinois. (Learn more about this net zero building tour.)

Menges Examines Green Building Codes

Across the nation, state and local governments are implementing green building codes to decrease the built environment’s impact on climate change. (Learn more about green building codes.)

Sustainable Design

See Beyond Today and Build Your Sustainable Future

We need to work together to make buildings sustainable and healthy for a better tomorrow. Let’s get started.

Energy+Eco Questions? Let Us Know.

Interested in Making a Difference?

Our mission to improve society through the built environment is brought to life through our people. Energy+Eco is vital to fulfilling this vision. Are you ready to make a difference?

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