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Blanco Tacos + Tequila Coming to Block 23!

Blanco Tacos + Tequila Coming to Block 23!

  • 7th February 2019
  • 54 Views

In collaboration with Omniplan Architects, Energy Systems Design has completed MEP engineering for the monumental, mixed-use Block 23 project. This Downtown Phoenix, AZ development includes a 10-story, 330 apartment residential tower, 155,000 SF of creative office space, 68,000 SF of retail and plenty of parking for residents and the community. ESD designed the core and shel...

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Fresh Paint: CBRE 360 Office, Phoenix

Fresh Paint: CBRE 360 Office, Phoenix

  • 16th January 2019
  • 146 Views

Phoenix is now home to CBRE’s largest “Workplace360” Office, built at 75,000 square feet and located at the mixed-use campus, The Esplanade. This new state-of-the-art office was created with CBRE’s global vision: to have an innovative approach to workplace strategy, designed to increase flexibility and productivity through technology-enabled, mobile, paperless offices. E...

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In The Works: Block 23

In The Works: Block 23

  • 16th January 2019
  • 61 Views

Block 23- First Mixed-Use Development for Downtown Phoenix ESD has completed the MEP engineering designs for the monumental Block 23 project. This development will include a mixed-use high rise with a grocery store in Downtown Phoenix. Not only will it include a 10-story, 330 apartment residential tower, but will also contain 155,000 SF of creative office space, 68,000 SF of retail and plenty ...

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What We Do: LEED®ing the Way- Phoenix Coding Academy

What We Do: LEED®ing the Way- Phoenix Coding Academy

  • 16th January 2019
  • 47 Views

Currently in its third academic year, the Phoenix Coding Academy is a 2-story, 42,000 square foot facility built as a specialty technology school for the Phoenix Union High School District. The district and design team wanted to create an intimate learning space that was environmentally conscious of the resources utilized to build, as well as the energy it consumed. ESD project managers collabo...

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What We Do: Employee Spotlight- Robert Schultz

What We Do: Employee Spotlight- Robert Schultz

  • 16th January 2019
  • 57 Views

One of ESD’s plumbing designers, Robert Schultz, has recently passed The Certified Plumbing Design Technician Examination and earned his C.P.D.T. designation. The exam was developed by the American Society of Plumbing Engineers to provide professional recognition of qualified individuals who design plumbing systems. The Certified Plumbing Design Technician exam tests an individual’s...

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Fresh Paint: First Place Phoenix

Fresh Paint: First Place Phoenix

  • 16th January 2019
  • 108 Views

First Place Phoenix opened its doors to its new $15.4 million, 81,000 square feet independent housing development in September of 2018. This unique independent living community specifically caters to supporting adults with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and more.  The project was a collaborative design process spearheaded by the owner, Denise Resnik, and ESD was heavily involved in the ...

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Snooze is Coming to The Stewart!

Snooze is Coming to The Stewart!

  • 16th January 2019
  • 49 Views

ESD is excited to announce the opening of The Stewart, a new mixed-use development located in Downtown Phoenix, at which we completed the MEP designs for. In collaboration with Cushman & Wakefield, Aspirant Development, and CCBG Architects, Inc., the estimated $50 million, 325,000 SF development includes a 19-story, luxury high-rise apartment tower, 6,300 square feet of lower...

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What We Do: Employee Spotlight- Megan Pearson

What We Do: Employee Spotlight- Megan Pearson

  • 16th January 2019
  • 41 Views

Our Design Integration Specialist, Megan Pearson, passed the International WELL Building Institute - IWBI AP exam! The WELL Accredited Professional (WELL AP) credential signifies knowledge in human health and wellness in the built environment, and specialization in the WELL Building Standard. Megan is now among the leaders in our industry who are committed to placing health and wellne...

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Kindred Transitional Care Center Completed in Phoenix

Kindred Transitional Care Center Completed in Phoenix

  • 10th February 2016
  • 3,453 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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Marina Heights Awarded AMCA 2015 Project of the Year

Marina Heights Awarded AMCA 2015 Project of the Year

  • 25th November 2015
  • 2,885 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
  • 3,274 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
  • 3,882 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
  • 3,564 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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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
  • 21,494 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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Project Spotlight: ASU's McCord Hall

Project Spotlight: ASU's McCord Hall

  • 21st August 2013
  • 16,023 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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