White Papers & Downloads

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White Papers, Articles and Downloads

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  • ESI Building and Energy Performance Analysis

    ESI employs proven technology, processes and expertise which enables the ESI solution to act as an extension of our client’s facility management team.

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  • Moving the Needle

    One Approach at “Mainstreaming” Business Process Management into Intelligent Buildings.

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  • Corporate Profile

    Multi-faceted expertise. Best-in-class technology. Plus, a proactive perspective that helps you more strategically manage your facilities.

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  • Prairie Companion - High Performance Buildings Article

    When Environmental Systems Inc. needed to expand, they wanted a working example of practical, sustainable design and operations, and a productive environment for its employees.

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  • Analytics Software: Find What Matters

    The past decade has seen dramatic advances in automation systems and smart devices.

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  • Bottom Line Sustainability for Business

    What's possible - and profitable - about intelligent building systems. An industry study commissioned by ESI from Business Development Directives.

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  • Building Controls & Automation

    Connection. Communication. Control. All are vital to maximizing building operational efficiency, sustainability and profitability.

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  • Building Knowledge

    Your best weapon against energy inefficiency: your building operator. The average building could cut electricity use by 15 percent or more if building operators used energy efficiency procedures and tools more effectively.

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  • Continual Reassessment and Adjustment

    A key part of ESI’s model is not only to set up an efficient system, but also to continually assess the effectiveness of the system and then make adjustments for further improvements.

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  • Education

    Knowledge. Skills. These are the greatest assets ESI has. ESU (Environmental Systems University) creates a workplace environment that fosters innovation and creativity through continual learning.

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  • Employee Health, Comfort & Productivity

    One of ESI’s objectives is to optimize the comfort, health and safety of building occupants which may result in increased productivity.

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  • Energy Services

    Social responsibility and the bottom line dictate that you conserve vital resources. ESI helps lower energy costs and enhance building operations and sustainability by improving efficiency, comfort and control.

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  • ESI makes leap from machine age to high-tech

    Mechanical contractor transforms into buildings expert.

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  • Green Master Recognition

    ESI is one of a select group of companies to earn the designation of “Green Master,” the highest tier in the Green Masters Program established by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council.

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  • Security and Life Safety

    The professional team at ESI works with technologies from the industry’s best, most advanced manufacturers. Our expertise in integrated, IP-based access control, perimeter security and video solutions sets us apart.

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  • Successfully Integrating Building Systems

    The top 10 list for successfully integrating building systems.

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  • System Support & Services

    Peak performance. Sustainability. Time to focus on business. ESI has the tools and expertise to optimize operation and maintenance for the life cycle of your building system.

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  • USGBC Certifies Brookfield Office Building LEED Platinum for Operations and Maintenance

    Commercial facility is Wisconsin’s only LEED Platinum NC and EB: O+M certified building.

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  • Arrowhead Union High School

    We have maintained a long relationship with ESI because of their familiarity with our campus and the building automation solutions they are able to provide that reduce energy expense and carbon footprint.

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  • Chicago City Hall

    Despite the fact that City Hall is more than 100 years old, the facility needed to reflect the City's goals of energy efficiency and environmental responsibility.

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  • Dane County

    Dane County was looking for ways to improve energy efficiency and reduce operations costs.

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  • Fort Atkinson School District

    After carefully reviewing the options, it was determined that a geothermal system would be the most cost-effective and efficient way to heat and cool four of the District’s schools.

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  • Lake Country School

    For more than a decade, Lake Country School District has partnered with ESI for its building automation systems, controls, and HVAC services.

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  • Local 399

    ESI installed energy efficient systems that will enable Local 399 to earn a rapid return on investment.

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  • NAI MLG Management

    ESI implemented an optimal start/stop program that reduced equipment operations by more than 20 hours a week.

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  • Plunkett-Raysich Architects

    We had two objectives for this project and ESI helped in designing and implementing a solution that correctly handled both.

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  • Valder's School District

    Working with the School District’s team, ESI helped Valder’s acquire funding for the recommissioning through Wisconsin’s Focus on Energy program.

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  • Waukesha County

    Waukesha County recognized an opportunity to lower taxpayer impact in 37 municipalities by investing in intelligent building technology.

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  • Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS)

    ESI developed an energy optimization plan that leveraged payback analyses as well as Wisconsin’s Focus on Energy Program.

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  • Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

    With ESI’s insight and expertise, the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery research facility now has a sophisticated, adaptive building systems architecture.

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  • YMCA of Marquette

    ESI designed and implemented a new system for the YMCA in addition to retrofitting the existing air handlers.

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