Sustainable Design

Since EDI’s founding in 1991, the firm has been committed to sustainability and making a difference when it comes to protecting our environment. Whether EDI is helping communities throughout the Midwest overcome the legacy of industrial pollution, or playing a major role in the design of innovative sustainable buildings, our firm strives to remain on the leading edge of the greening of America.

EDI has amassed an impressive portfolio of multi-disciplined sustainable projects for a variety of public and private clients. Professional services including site civil design, survey, environmental engineering, and industrial hygiene have been provided on dozens of LEED® certified projects for clients such as the Public Building Commission of Chicago and other city agencies. In addition, EDI designed one of the largest permeable paving parking lots in Chicago at US Cellular Field, and the firm was Civil Engineer of Record for the development of the nation’s largest urban solar power plant in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood.