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Hitting the Target - NAU International Pavilion

Hitting the Target - NAU International Pavilion

  • 1st May 2017
  • 561 Views

Northern Arizona University’s International Pavilion is a 10,000-square-foot building in Flagstaff, Arizona that serves as a gathering and learning space for the University’s international student population and as a demonstration of sustainable design and energy conservation. The project’s design team had the intent of creating a high performing facility from the conceptual d...

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In the Works: Collaborative Office Space Comes to Scottsdale

In the Works: Collaborative Office Space Comes to Scottsdale

  • 1st March 2017
  • 838 Views

Workplace design trends have been the hot topic of discussion for several years, particularly in dense markets like San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Researchers believe this is strongly correlated with Millennials recently surpassing Generation X as the largest generation in the workplace. While each industry has unique needs, it is evident that the majority of the workplace is focuse...

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What We Do: WELL Building Standards

What We Do: WELL Building Standards

  • 1st March 2017
  • 863 Views

The WELL Building Standard® is “an integrated approach that reinvents the build environment around its occupants” in efforts to “promote and improve human health and well-being.” WELL Certified™ spaces can help create a built environment that improves the nutrition, fitness, mood, sleep patterns, and performance of its occupants. Developed by leading physician...

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ESD Doppelgängers

ESD Doppelgängers

  • 1st March 2017
  • 749 Views

(Top) Meet Jonathan Pfantz, P.E. a mechanical engineer at ESD. Mr. Pfantz specializes in the design of HVAC equipment for both new and renovation/upgrade projects. His double is Thorin II Oakenshield of The Hobbit.   (Bottom) Meet Monte Sturdevant, P.E. the President of ESD. Mr. Sturdevant provides coordination of all MPE disciplines in-house, and focuses on building strong client rel...

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Award Spotlight

Award Spotlight

  • 1st March 2017
  • 552 Views

Phoenix Coding Academy Owner Phoenix Union High School District | Architect ADM Group, Inc.  The new, 41,000 SF Coding Academy is a specialty school focused on computer coding and inquiry-based instruction. ESD and ADM developed solutions for energy management, water efficiency, energy efficiency and outstanding indoor air quality to achieve LEED® Gold status. Features such as a re...

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2015 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)

  • 1st March 2017
  • 505 Views

By: Nathan Short, P.E. and Jonathon Pfantz, P.E. Adjustments to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) have been made in efforts to achieve significant energy savings within the built environment. In recent months, several local jurisdictions such as Scottsdale and Chandler, have begun to adopt the 2015 IECC. In regards to electrical power and lighting systems, new energy efficienc...

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We're Hiring!

We're Hiring!

  • 18th January 2017
  • 766 Views

Energy Systems Design is hiring! ESD is actively looking to fill three positions, each requiring previous experience in the consulting engineering field: Plumbing Designer https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/263275597?trk=biz-overview-job-post Electrical Designer https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/263744736?trk=biz-overview-job-post Great benefits, great place to work!...

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Happy Holidays from ESD!

  • 14th December 2016
  • 949 Views

Thank you for making 2016 so awsome! You’ve got us rooted to the spot in our #MannequinChallenge Holiday Style! ESD Holiday Mannequin Challenge from Energy Systems Design on Vimeo. Happy Holidays from ESD!

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ESD Wins AATC Gold Heart Award

ESD Wins AATC Gold Heart Award

  • 25th February 2016
  • 1,841 Views

The February 2016 AATC University's Gold Heart Award Banquet and Conference, hosted by i/o Data Center in Phoenix, AZ, honored and recognized organizations and individuals for their contributions to the mission critical industry. Nate Zachreson, PE, on behalf of ESD, graciously accepted our own Gold Heart Award, sponsored by Advancing Achievers Technology Cybersecurity University (AATCU) and th...

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Kindred Transitional Care Center Completed in Phoenix

Kindred Transitional Care Center Completed in Phoenix

  • 10th February 2016
  • 2,325 Views

ESD is proud to annouce the completion of the Kindred Transitional Care Center located near downtown Phoenix at 19th and Van Buren Street. Kindred is a 120 bed post-acute care facility focused on patient rehabilitation. The facility is a new 3-story, 81,000 square foot structure dedicated to physical and occupational therapy. ESD provided mechanical, plumbing, and electrical engineeri...

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Join Our Team!

Join Our Team!

  • 21st January 2016
  • 2,397 Views

Energy Systems Design is hiring! ESD is actively looking to fill three positions, each requiring previous experience in the consulting engineering field: Electrical Engineer (PE) Project Manager Mechanical Designer  Electrical Designer Great benefits, great place to work! The firm is committed to creative and technically innovative solutions, and sustainable engineering...

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Happy Holidays from ESD!

Happy Holidays from ESD!

  • 18th December 2015
  • 1,373 Views

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Marina Heights Awarded AMCA 2015 Project of the Year

Marina Heights Awarded AMCA 2015 Project of the Year

  • 25th November 2015
  • 1,845 Views

Marina Heights, Ryan Companies' new two million square foot commercial office campus, has been awarded the Associated Minority Contractors of America (AMCA) 2015 Project of the Year for the first of five office towers to open at Marina Heights. AMCA presents the annual Project of the Year Award to the project that provided opportunities to M/WBE contractors, vendors, and suppliers in Arizona. B...

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Hohokam Stadium and Lew Wolff Training Complex Win ENR SW Award

Hohokam Stadium and Lew Wolff Training Complex Win ENR SW Award

  • 10th September 2015
  • 2,084 Views

ESD is happy to annouce that the City of Mesa's Hohokam Stadium and Lew Wolff Training Complex, home of the Oakland A's Spring Training program, has won the 2015 Engineering News Record - Southwest Best Sports/Entertainment Project - Award of Merit. The annual ENRSW Best Projects competition is open to projects in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico. The winning project...

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ENR SW: Northern Arizona Facility Radiates Sustainability

ENR SW: Northern Arizona Facility Radiates Sustainability

  • 10th September 2015
  • 2,864 Views

Northern Arizona University's new home for the Center for International Education is designed to pursue LEED Platinum certification through extensive use of natural airflow, an absence of traditional mechanical air units, efficient radiant heating solutions and an enhanced approach to daylighting. Combined with a 35-kW solar panel array on the roof, project designers say the building is also o...

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GCC T-3 Topping Out Ceremony

GCC T-3 Topping Out Ceremony

  • 24th June 2015
  • 2,445 Views

We can't wait to see all our hard work pay off on this Automotive Technology Training Complex at GCC when it reaches completion! Congrats on "Topping Out" to GCC, Holly Street Studio and A+P! The new 35,000 square feet state-of-the-art complex, designed by Holly Street Studio, will feature classroom and instructional space, vehicle and tool storage bays, library and open learning spaces, and f...

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Team Acme Comes in 3rd at Derby Down the Deuce

Team Acme Comes in 3rd at Derby Down the Deuce

  • 24th June 2015
  • 2,316 Views

The Show Low Derby Down the Deuce race was the first weekend in June and our team came in third out of over 20 competitors! ESD co-sponsored the Team Acme derby car with Haydon Building Corp, AME Electrical, and Beaver Stripes and Custom Graphics. Great job Doug Rohrer, Mike Rohrer and Kent McQuillan on building the car and to Katelyn Rohrer for racing to the finish line!

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ASU McCord Hall, New School of Business Facility Wins The 2014 RED Award for Best Public Project

ASU McCord Hall, New School of Business Facility Wins The 2014 RED Award for Best Public Project

  • 5th March 2014
  • 20,277 Views

Owner: Arizona Board of Regents, for and on behalf of Arizona State UniversityContractor: DPR ConstructionArchitect: RSP ArchitectsDesign Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox AssociatesMPE Engineer: Energy Systems DesignSize: 128,000 SFLocation: 450 E. Lemon St., TempeCompleted: June 24, 2013 The W. P. Carey School of Business' new state-of-the art facility, McCord Hall, is home to Arizona State Unive...

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Monte Sturdevant, PE, Named as President of ESD

Monte Sturdevant, PE, Named as President of ESD

  • 21st August 2013
  • 8,704 Views

ESD is pleased to announce that Monte Sturdevant, PE, CEM, CHDP, has been promoted to President of Energy Systems Design.   For the past 20 years, Monte has shown extensive leadership and devotion to ESD's success through his positive project management style, innovative engineering design and sincere relationship building.   Mo Ardebili, founder of ESD, will...

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Project Spotlight: ASU's McCord Hall

Project Spotlight: ASU's McCord Hall

  • 21st August 2013
  • 14,718 Views

ESD provided MPE Engineering, LEED Design and  Commissioning for McCord Hall, the new 129,000 SF Business School Facility at ASU's main campus.  With a certification goal of LEED Gold, the 4-story building will be buzzing with students fall semester. The facility will serve both the W. P. Carey School of Business MBA and Undergraduate students with state-of-the-art classrooms, le...

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Employee Promotions and Milestones

Employee Promotions and Milestones

  • 21st August 2013
  • 7,981 Views

Promotions & Employee News   Henry Melcher, PE, Vice President, is now ESD's Mechanical Department Manager. Henry joined ESD in 1999 and has 15 years of experience.   Dick Santistevan is now  ESD's Electrical Department Manager. With over 35 years of experience, Dick joined ESD in 2011.   Bill Schubert, CPD, Vice President, is ...

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EVO Magazine: Can Teachers and Students Make a School More Sustainable

EVO Magazine: Can Teachers and Students Make a School More Sustainable

  • 1st May 2013
  • 3,618 Views

Halleh Landon, PE, LEED AP BD+C, USGBC AZ Green Schools Advocate, shares her insights on easy ways to incorporate sustainable practices in the classroom and school environment. See the wordpress article here: thegreenschoolhouseseries.wordpress.com/­2011/10/04/can-teachers-and-students-make-a-school-more-sustainable Or read the entire e-mag here: viewer.zmags.com/publication/­16eecae8...

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ESD Supports Scottsdale Community College's Recycreation Scholarship Competition

ESD Supports Scottsdale Community College's Recycreation Scholarship Competition

  • 29th April 2013
  • 2,804 Views

In conjunction with our 25th Anniversary Celebration, ESD is sponsoring the 2013 Scottsdale Community College Sustainability Scholarship. Students participate in the RECYCREATION competition for a chance to win one of three scholarships to be used toward tuition for SCC’s sustainability courses. ESD is proud to support local colleges in their efforts to educate stude...

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ESD's Project Profile is now posted to USGBCAZ's website

ESD's Project Profile is now posted to USGBCAZ's website

  • 19th April 2013
  • 4,294 Views

Click link below to see ESD's USGBC AZ LEED Platinum project profile. usgbcaz.org Energy_Systems_Design_Corporate_Office.pdf

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Committed to Our Environment and All Who Depend on it to Live

Committed to Our Environment and All Who Depend on it to Live

  • 18th April 2013
  • 2,722 Views

ESD is a member of the USGBC and over half of our designers are LEED Accredited Professionals. Our staff also includes the first Arizona ASHRAE certified Commissioning Process Management Professional (CPMP) and Certified Energy Managers (CEM). One of our Vice Presidents and Electrical Engineers is USGBC Arizona's Green School Advocate. Through this relationship, we are able to support and educa...

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