Building Automation and Controls September 28, 2023

Questions and answers: Best practices for implementing BACnet protocols

Jason Gerke and Yanlin Zeng answer questions about BACnet protocols

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: Brett Sayles
Commissioning October 2, 2023

Eight common mistakes on AE board of directors and six ways to fix them

There are eight common mistakes firms make when they create their board of directors. Six tips on fixing these common issues are highlighted.

By Mark Goodale
In the Quinnipiac University’s admissions visitor center, engineers provided a complete renovation of the first floor. This included the installation of a unique Arktura ceiling panel system with customized lighting, a new curtain wall with an exterior canopy, redesigned heating and plumbing and a 60-foot-long video display wall. The lead architect was Amenta Emma Architects. Courtesy: Robert Benson Photography, Salas O'Brien
Codes and Standards September 26, 2023

How different codes and standards influence design decisions for colleges

College and university buildings are becoming more reliant on technology as a way of teaching and learning, creating new design challenges for engineers.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Power Generation October 3, 2023

Building efficiency, quality remain major priorities for consulting engineers

Consulting engineers are working on reducing carbon emissions and improve energy efficiency with better sustainability and quality measures.

By Chris Vavra
Fire and Life Safety September 15, 2023

Your questions answered: How to select a clean agent suppression system

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC/R and Mechanical October 3, 2023

Low-GWP refrigerants becoming major priority for companies

By Chris Vavra
The new auditorium at St. Mary’s College has lighting and sound specifications that create a challenge for engineers. Courtesy: Tom Holdsworth, Mueller Associates
Lighting and Lighting Controls October 4, 2023

Unique electrical and power considerations for university buildings

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Motors and Drives September 21, 2023

Back to basics: Control systems, drives and motors

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer

A Letter From The Editor

Consulting-Specifying Engineer is written and peer reviewed by engineers and industry professionals. These engineers design, specify and commission mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP), fire/life safety, lighting and controls systems for nonresidential buildings. Consulting-Specifying Engineer covers codes and standards, smart and high-performance buildings and design specifications in a variety of commercial buildings.

Amara Rozgus - Consulting-Specifying Engineer