Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, June 6-12: Health care buildings, Product of the Year, smoke control design, more

Articles about stand-alone health care buildings, 2016 Product of the Year finalists, smoke control design, lighting for retail or restaurants, and applying 90.1 in lighting design are Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, June 6-12. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.


Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Top 5 most read articles online, for Jun. 6-12 covered stand-alone health care buildings, 2016 Product of the Year finalists, smoke control design, lighting for retail or restaurants, and applying 90.1 in lighting design. Link to each article below.

1. Stand-alone health care buildings

Stand-alone medical buildings and specialized treatment facilities are engineering challenges, and more are being designed and built due to changes in health care requirements. 

2. 2016 Product of the Year Finalists

Another year of innovation and technological advancement has led up to the 12th annual Product of the Year awards. This year, companies submitted their new and improved products to be judged for this distinguished honor.

3. Smoke control design considerations 

If your fire protection engineering firm has been tasked with performing a smoke control system design, there are several design decisions and considerations that need to be addressed along the way.

4. Let there be light—but what kind?

When you’re trying to decide about the lighting for your retail or restaurant chain, there’s only one thing you should never do: blindly follow the conventional wisdom.

5. Applying 90.1 in lighting design

ASHRAE Standard 90.1 requires lighting designers and engineers to include power allowances, daylighting controls, functional testing, and submittals in their lighting designs.

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on, June 6-12, for articles published within the last two months.  

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media,

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