Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, August 21-27: MEP Giants, designing lighting systems, arc flash mitigation, and more

MEP Giants, designing lighting systems, arc flash mitigation, grounded and ungrounded power, and codes and standards were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, August 21-27. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By Sierra Grayson, Production Coordinator, CFE Media August 25, 2017

Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s top 5 most read articles online, for August 21-27, covered MEP Giants, designing lighting systems, arc flash mitigation, grounded and  ungrounded power, and codes and standards. Link to each article below.

1. MEP Giants revenue increases, along with staffing concerns

The 2017 MEP Giants gross revenue increased as compared with last year, likely due to company mergers and larger and more varied projects. MEP/FP design revenue also increased.

2. Your questions answered: Lighting: Designing lighting systems with LEDs

The Aug. 17, 2017, “Lighting: Designing lighting systems with LEDs” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event.

3. The basics of arc flash mitigation

Electrical engineers must understand the codes, standards, and design requirements when engineering for arc flash mitigation.

4.Grounded and ungrounded electrical and power system design

Uninterruptible power supply systems are operating ungrounded during power transfer, critical to the overall design of electrical and power systems in a nonresidential building.

5. ASHRAE 62.1: uncommon calculations, approaches

ASHRAE Standard 62.1 is best known for its regulation of the amount of ventilation air delivered to each space by HVAC systems through its ventilation-rate procedure approach to system design. ASHRAE 62.1 offers many calculations and performance approaches.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, August 21-27, for articles published within the last two months.

Sierra Grayson, Production Coordinator, CFE Media,