2021 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote now!

Who will win gold in 2021? Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces the finalists for the 17th annual Product of the Year competition, and readers will have the final word. Cast your votes online.

By Amanda Pelliccione July 1, 2021

Voting for the 17th 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 April 1, 2020, and March 31, 2021, to be judged for this distinguished honor. Here, we have listed the finalists in each of the 10 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. 10, 2021. The product that receives the most votes within the program will be named the Most Valuable Product (MVP) of 2021. The results will appear in December 2021 in print and online, and award winners will be honored at the annual Engineering Awards in Manufacturing dinner in Spring 2022, in Chicago, hosted by CFE Media and Technology.

2021 Product of the Year Finalists

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 2021 Product of the Year program opened July 1, 2021; the online ballot is accessible here. Voting is only open to qualified subscribers of Consulting-Specifying Engineer products (print or digital magazine, 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.

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