Poll Result

When engineering systems in mixed-use buildings (such as retail/residential), what is the most difficult issue you face? Select one.
Automation and controls
69%
  
Codes and standards
10%
  
HVAC
6%
  
Electrical and power
5%
  
Fire and life safety
5%
  
Energy efficiency, sustainability
3%
  

Does your firm conduct any commissioning, retro-commissioning, recommissioning, or test-adjust-balance? Select one.
Recommissioning
60%
  
All of the above
20%
  
Commissioning
13%
  
None of the above
4%
  
Test-adjust-balance
1%
  
Retro-commissioning
0%
  

When engineering systems in tall and super-tall buildings, what is the most difficult issue you face? Select one.
Automation and controls
52%
  
Fire and life safety
15%
  
Electrical and power
10%
  
HVAC
10%
  
Codes and standards
6%
  
Energy efficiency, sustainability
4%
  

When engineering systems in manufacturing and industrial facilities, what is the most difficult issue you face? Select one.
Automation and controls
41%
  
Energy efficiency, sustainability
22%
  
Codes and standards
17%
  
Electrical and power
11%
  
HVAC
4%
  
Fire and life safety
1%
  

When engineering systems in labs and research facilities, what is the most difficult issue you face? Select one.
Automation and controls
52%
  
HVAC
22%
  
Codes and standards
10%
  
Energy efficiency, sustainability
10%
  
Fire and life safety
5%
  
Electrical and power
0%
  

When engineering systems in stadiums and sports arenas, what is the most difficult issue you face? Select one.
HVAC
29%
  
Fire and life safety
21%
  
Automation and controls
20%
  
Codes and standards
10%
  
Energy efficiency, sustainability
10%
  
Electrical and power
7%
  

When engineering systems in K-12 schools, what is the most difficult issue you face? Select one.
Automation and controls
37%
  
Energy efficiency, sustainability
19%
  
Codes and standards
13%
  
Electrical and power
11%
  
Fire and life safety
9%
  
HVAC
7%
  

When specifying generators or generator systems, what\'s the most difficult issue you face? Select one.
Interoperability and complementing systems
55%
  
Codes and standards changing frequently
15%
  
Inadequate budget for good design
15%
  
Speed of project delivery
6%
  
Energy efficiency
6%
  

When engineering systems in mission critical facilities (hospitals, data centers, etc.), what\'s the most complex issue you face? Select one.
Automation and controls
31%
  
Energy efficiency, sustainability
24%
  
HVAC
20%
  
Electrical and power
8%
  
Codes and standards
8%
  
Fire and life safety
6%
  

When engineering systems in data centers, what\'s the most complex issue you face? Select one.
Energy efficiency, sustainability
45%
  
Codes and standards
20%
  
Automation and controls
14%
  
HVAC
8%
  
Electrical and power
5%
  
Fire and life safety
5%
  

When engineering systems in colleges/universities, what\'s the most complex issue you face? Select one.
Automation and controls
19%
  
Fire and life safety
19%
  
Electrical and power
19%
  
HVAC
17%
  
Energy efficiency, sustainability
14%
  
Codes and standards
11%
  

When considering electrical power management solutions, what’s the biggest challenge you face?
Innovative ideas
32%
  
Energy efficiency
19%
  
Expertise and guidance
14%
  
Design and footprint
10%
  
Reliability
8%
  
Safety
5%
  
Installation support
5%
  
Scalability
3%
  

When engineering systems in hospitals, what\'s the most complex issue you face? Select one.
Codes and standards
40%
  
HVAC
36%
  
Electrical and power
13%
  
Automation and controls
6%
  
Energy efficiency, sustainability
3%
  
Fire and life safety
0%
  

When engineering systems in office buildings, what\'s the most difficult issue you face?
Automation and Controls
50%
  
Codes and Standards
29%
  
HVAC
9%
  
Energy Efficiency, Sustainability
5%
  
Fire and Life Safety
3%
  
Electrical and Power
1%