Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, January 4-10: Engineering expectations in 2016, smart college construction advice, leading your engineering firm, more

Articles about what engineering firms can expect in 2016, constructing buildings wisely, lead your firm into the future, HVAC fans and smoke control, and modular data center were Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s five most clicked articles from last week, January 4-10. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.

01/11/2016


Consulting-Specifying Engineer Top 5 most read articles online, for Jan. 4-10, covered what engineering firms can expect in 2016, constructing buildings wisely, lead your firm into the future, HVAC fans and smoke control, and modular data center. Link to each article below.

1. What engineering firms can expect in 2016

Looking back at 2015 offers many opportunities for engineering firms in 2016. Here are eight trends we think you should be keeping an eye on and the messages to take away for your business.

2. Constructing college, university buildings wisely

Engineering mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection systems in colleges and universities requires designers to look toward the future of postsecondary education, and consider all aspects of a building and its occupants.

3. Lead your engineering firm into the future

Two ways to handle succession planning: prepare the next generation for leadership and attract talented millennials.

4. Integration: HVAC fans and smoke control

Fire, life safety, and HVAC systems must be integrated by the engineer to achieve reliability in smoke control systems. This includes mechanical equipment, physical barriers, or a combination of both.

5. Is a modular data center the right option?

Modular data centers can meet the needs of building owners that need a flexible data center quickly and with less upfront cost.

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

- Ksenia Avrakhova, production coordinator, CFE Media, ksia94@gmail.com.



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