Poll Result

At what level are you involved in specifying Internet of Things (IoT) products and systems?
What is Internet of Things (IoT)?
25%
  
Low level, it is rarely requested in specifications
21%
  
Low level, clients know little or nothing about it
21%
  
Very high level, it is part of my regular specifications
14%
  
High level, though only for certain clients or projects
14%
  
High level, though not in every project
3%
  

When engineering systems in colleges and universities, what\'s your biggest challenge? Select one.
Automation and controls
34%
  
Codes and standards
16%
  
Energy efficiency, sustainability
12%
  
Lighting, lighting controls
10%
  
Fire and life safety
9%
  
HVAC
9%
  
Electrical and power
6%
  

When engineering systems in mixed-use buildings (such as retail and residential in the same building), what\'s your biggest challenge? Select one.
Codes and standards
32%
  
Automation and controls
24%
  
Fire and life safety
16%
  
HVAC
12%
  
Energy efficiency, sustainability
8%
  
Electrical and power
4%
  
Lighting, lighting controls
4%
  

What type of specialty structure does your engineering team work on most? Select one.
Sports arenas
55%
  
Other
36%
  
Historic buildings
5%
  
Religious facilities
2%
  

In what way is your firm most challenged by working with younger engineers? Select one.
Not enough real-world experience
30%
  
No mentoring program
19%
  
Lack of initial training or education
14%
  
Work ethic
14%
  
Retaining good employees
11%
  
Poor communication skills
4%
  
Not enough new hires
2%
  
Challenges with conflict resolution
2%
  
No training program
0%
  

When engineering systems in high-performance campus buildings, such as schools or hospitals, what is the most difficult challenge you face? Select one.
Automation and controls
29%
  
Codes and standards
23%
  
Energy efficiency, sustainability
14%
  
Fire and life safety
11%
  
HVAC
11%
  
Electrical and power
5%
  
Lighting, lighting controls
2%