Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, April 4-10: Commissioning and technology, water management in commercial buildings, thermal management, more

Articles about commissioning and technology, water management in commercial buildings, thermal management in 2016, finding passion in your work, and fire pump power service were Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s five most clicked articles from last week, April 4-10. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.


Consulting-Specifying Engineer Top 5 most read articles online, for Apr. 4-10, covered commissioning and technology, water management in commercial buildings, thermal management in 2016, finding passion in your work, and fire pump power service. Link to each article below.

1. Commissioning and the technology evolution

With smarter application and availability of technology to achieve and drive longer-term performance results, commissioning providers (CxPs) are finding themselves at the forefront to learn, coach, and lead the application of technology in the built environment.

2. Water management in commercial buildings—thinking differently

Throughout the world, there is increased pressure to track and conserve water in nonresidential buildings. This article reviews the current water management options, such as using greywater and rainwater, and looks at less traditional management options, such as wastewater and condensate reuse. 

3. Thermal management in 2016: where we’re heading

There are several key trends to consider in data center thermal management.

4. Finding passion in your work

Time for a gut check: Are you passionate about what you do?

5. How to design safe, reliable fire pump power service

The codes that govern the power supply to the fire pump, as well as conversations with the local authority having jurisdiction, determine the best solution for a building’s fire pump power system design.

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on, April 4-10, for articles published within the last two months.

- Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media,

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