2020 Product of the Year Finalists

Vote now for the best products! Who will win gold in 2020? Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces the finalists for the 16th annual Product of the Year competition, and readers will have the final word. Cast your votes online at www.csemag.com/NP4E.

By Amanda Pelliccione July 6, 2020

Voting for the 16th annual Product of the Year awards is now open! This year, companies submitted their new and improved products introduced to the North American market between Jan. 1, 2019, and March 31, 2020, to be judged for this distinguished honor. Here, we have listed the finalists in each of the 11 categories. It is now up to Consulting-Specifying Engineer subscribers to determine which products will stand out from the crowd and win gold, silver and bronze.

Read full product descriptions using the links below and vote for the products you feel are the best in their categories by Sept. 18, 2020. The product that receives the most votes within the program will be named the Most Valuable Product (MVP) of 2020. The results will appear in December 2020 in print and online, and award winners will be honored at the annual Engineering Awards in Manufacturing dinner in Spring 2021, in Chicago, hosted by CFE Media and Technology.

2020 Product of the Year Finalists

BAS, Controls, Energy Management

Electrical Systems & Equipment

Electrical: Fuses, Circuit Breakers, Safety

Equipment-Level Sensors & Controls

Fire & Life Safety

HVAC/R Systems & Equipment

HVAC: Air Movement, Compressors, Etc.

Lighting & Lighting Controls

Plumbing & Water Management

Power Systems & Equipment

Software: Design, Modeling, Monitoring

How to Cast Your Vote

Voting for the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2020 Product of the Year program opened July 6, 2020, and is hosted within the New Products for Engineers platform, https://gspplatform.cfemedia.com/pe/award-programs. Voting is only open to qualified subscribers of Consulting-Specifying Engineer products (magazine—print or digital, enewsletters, white papers, etc.). Qualified subscribers are encouraged to vote in as many categories for which they are qualified based on technological advancement, service to the industry and market impact. Read more about voting eligibility via the program’s Official Rules.

  1. Qualified voters, please register for a new user account or sign in to your existing user account within New Products for Engineers: csemag.com/NP4E
  2. Select “Product Voting” from the menu bar to arrive at the “Product Award Voting” page (direct link: https://gspplatform.cfemedia.com/pe/award-programs). Select “Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2020 Product of the Year” to view the finalists in their categories and cast your votes.
  3. Review, submit and/or edit your votes by Friday, Sept. 18, 2020.

Author Bio: Amanda is the Research Director and Project Manager of Awards Programs for CFE Media and its publications.