ESD Promotes Joseph DuTemple and Steve Monforton to SVP

2016.0404.Nwy.Joe DuTemple
Joe DuTemple

ESD (Environmental Systems Design, Inc.), an international leader in the design of high-performance buildings, mission critical facilities, workplaces, and health, science and education environments, has promoted Joseph DuTemple and Steve Monforton to senior vice president from vice president.

Mr. DuTemple has developed and maintained ESD’s client base of high-tech mission critical companies and financial electronic trading firms. In addition to serving clients, the 20-year company veteran is director of project management for ESD’s Project Management Office, focused on developing procedures and implementing best practices.

Mr. DuTemple received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI).

2016.0404.Nwy.Steve Monforton
Steve Monforton

Mr. Monforton is an industry leader in all aspects of technology infrastructure applications for real estate, across manufacturing and industrial to corporate, public assembly, and data centers. His client list is a who’s who, including many of the world’s most recognized corporations.

Mr. Monforton received bachelor of science degrees in electrical engineering and computer engineering from the University of Michigan. He is a founding member, past chairman and current board member of the Communication Technologies Forum in Chicago, a member of BICSI and the Uptime Institute and is involved with the Lake Michigan Region chapter of 7X24 Exchange International, among other groups.


ESD is a global consulting-engineering firm focusing on the delivery of high-performance buildings.  The company delivers value by creating healthy and productive environments and designing facilities that are more cost effective, flexible, reliable, and sustainable. Utilizing an integrative design process, ESD’s engineering and design professionals (250+) apply innovative technologies such as energy modeling and BIM (Building Information Modeling) to address owners’ needs. Founded in 1967, the firm is a valued partner for many public and private clients seeking to enrich collaboration through diversity.  ESD’s services include: mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering; LEED, Green Globes, and WELL certification consulting; sustainable design; energy modeling; commissioning; technology systems design; and BIM.  For more information, please visit: