Poll Result

In what way is your firm most challenged by working with younger engineers? Select one.
Not enough real-world experience
33%
  
No mentoring program
16%
  
Work ethic
16%
  
Lack of initial training or education
13%
  
Retaining good employees
11%
  
Poor communication skills
5%
  
Challenges with conflict resolution
2%
  
Not enough new hires
0%
  
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%
  

When engineering systems in stand-alone medical buildings and specialized treatment facilities, what is the most difficult challenge you face? Select one.
Automation and controls
40%
  
HVAC
20%
  
Electrical and power
15%
  
Fire and life safety
15%
  
Codes and standards
5%
  
Energy efficiency, sustainability
5%
  
Lighting, lighting controls
0%
  

When engineering systems in data centers, what is the most difficult engineering challenge you face? Select one.
HVAC
25%
  
Automation and controls
22%
  
Codes and standards
16%
  
Fire and life safety
16%
  
Electrical and power
11%
  
Energy efficiency, sustainability
5%
  
Lighting, lighting controls
2%
  

When engineering systems in K-12 schools, what is the most difficult engineering challenge you face? Select one.
Automation and controls
21%
  
Codes and standards
18%
  
Energy efficiency, sustainability
18%
  
HVAC
18%
  
Lighting, lighting controls
12%
  
Electrical and power
6%
  
Fire and life safety
3%
  

What is the biggest challenge when working with younger professionals? Select one.
Lack of real-world knowledge
47%
  
Not enough training
17%
  
Poor communication skills
12%
  
Not enough young/new talent
7%
  
No succession plan
7%
  
No mentoring program
5%
  
Other
2%