Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, May 25-31: 40 Under 40 winners, BIM evolution, electrical systems webcast Q&A, more

Articles about the 2015 40 Under 40 winners, the evolution of BIM, webcast questions and answers on arc flash reduction, an energy efficiency case study, and lighting and HVAC integration were Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s five most clicked articles from last week, May 25-31. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.


Consulting-Specifying Engineer Top 5 most read articles online, for May 25-31, covered about the 2015 40 Under 40 winners, the evolution of BIM, webcast questions and answers on arc flash reduction, an energy efficiency case study, and lighting and HVAC integration. Link to each article below.

1. 2015 40 Under 40 Winners

Despite the diversity in their backgrounds and career paths, the 2015 40 Under 40 winners have many leadership attributes in common. 

2. The evolution of BIM

BIM may impact fire protection and security services in the future. 

3. Your questions answered: Electrical Systems: Arc Flash Reduction and NEC 240.87 Requirements

James A. Smith, senior offer specialist at Schneider Electric, and Antony Parsons, PhD, PE, senior staff engineer at Schneider Electric, tackled unanswered questions from the May 6, 2015, webcast on arc flash reduction and NEC 240.87 requirements. 

4. Case study: Schools decrease energy costs through upgrades

The Turner County School District will save millions in energy costs, from its HVAC to its lighting systems. 

5. Integration: Lighting and HVAC systems

By considering the first principles of radiative energy, engineers can determine how to balance daylight, electric light, and HVAC systems, particularly considering various options for daylight control and the advent of LEDs. 

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on, May 25-31, for articles published within the last two months.

- Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media,

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