Theresa is a principal and design director based in NELSON’s Chicago office. She served as design director on the SAP Fieldglass HQ project, and also serves as one of NELSON’s firm-wide practice area leaders in the Technology, Advertising & Media, and Information (TAMI) sector.
To combine the energy efficiency savings with worker comfort, more designers are incorporating low-temperature heating and cooling systems into building designs. This type of technology is ideally powered by renewable energy sources, such as geothermal or solar. It can also react quickly, which further translates into cost savings when evaluating productivity.