Consulting-Specifying Engineer most-viewed articles, December 2021

Read the best articles in December 2021 including: BAS replacements, Product of the Year winners, hospital design, engineering salaries and more.

By Chris Vavra January 4, 2022
Courtesy: Moses Engineering

Consulting-Specifying Engineer‘s top 10 articles online in December 2021 posted over the last three months covered BAS replacements, Product of the Year winners, hospital design, engineering salaries and more. Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. Five steps to BAS replacementsReplacement of building automation systems can follow the process and precision of medical surgery.

2. 2021 Product of the Year winnersConsulting-Specifying Engineer reveals the MVP, gold, silver and bronze award recipients for the 2021 Product of the Year program.

3. How are hospitals being designed differently to achieve energy efficiency?Hospitals and health care facilities are changing and their energy efficiency and sustainability systems must transform with them.

4. Did your engineering salary go up or down? While base salaries dipped slightly, nonsalary compensation increased dramatically in this year’s salary survey.

5. Understanding networked lighting controls This reviews the types and configurations needed to specify modern lighting controls.

6. COVID, sustainability drive college electrical, power design Colleges and universities have been sustainability trendsetters over the past several years. COVID-19 has required designers to think differently.

7. Four standards that guide environmental conservation in the built environment To combat greenhouse gas emissions and design healthy and productive spaces, engineers and designers should strive to apply not only LEED standards to their projects, but also RESET, Living Building Challenge, Passive House and WELL Building standards.

8. Engineering with automated fault detection and diagnosticsBuilding engineers and commissioning professionals can use automated fault detection and diagnostics, which has been more commonly used to save building energy and facilitate predictive maintenance.

9. Video: Designing smart buildings with Aaron SzalajIn this conversation with Aaron Szalaj from Stanley Consultants, hear how designers can help their clients select the most appropriate smart building technologies.

10. 2021 Commissioning Giants The 2021 Commissioning Giants data reports on the top 25 firms.

Author Bio: Chris Vavra is senior editor for WTWH Media LLC.