Briefly ...



  • The Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC), Washington, D.C., has issued a call for entries for its 2004 Awards. Winners in three categories—institutional, residential and government—will be honored on Oct. 13 for contributions to sustainable design. For information, go to .

  • Affiliated Engineers has received a U.S. Green Building Council LEED version 2.0 certification for its headquarters in Madison, Wis. Winner of a 2003 CSE ARC Award, it is one of three office buildings in the state to attain this status and the first in the city of Madison.

  • Emerging photovoltaic markets will be the topic of a study funded by the Electrical Contracting Foundation, Bethesda, Md. The research project will estimate the size of the PV market, recommend strategies for electrical contractors to enter this business and define best practices for installing PV systems.

  • Carrier is being well-represented at the XXVIII Olympiad in Athens. Carrier Greece has supplied a total of 635 chillers. In addition, more than 3,600 fan coil units, 22 package units, 1,150 split systems and 47 ducted units are equipping projects integral to the Games.

No comments
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
Commissioning lighting control systems; 2016 Commissioning Giants; Design high-efficiency hot water systems for hospitals; Evaluating condensation and condensate
Solving HVAC challenges; Thermal comfort criteria; Liquid-immersion cooling; Specifying VRF systems; 2016 Product of the Year winners
MEP Giants; MEP Annual Report; Mergers and acquisitions; Passive, active fire protection; LED retrofits; HVAC energy efficiency
Driving motor efficiency; Preventing Arc Flash in mission critical facilities; Integrating alternative power and existing electrical systems
Putting COPS into context; Designing medium-voltage electrical systems; Planning and designing resilient, efficient data centers; The nine steps of designing generator fuel systems
Designing generator systems; Using online commissioning tools; Selective coordination best practices
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.
click me