Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, August 28- September 3: ASHRAE, HVAC Systems, MEP Giants, and more

ASHRAE, HVAC systems, MEP Giants, LEDs, and designing specialty buildings were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, August 28- September 3. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By Sierra Grayson, Production Coordinator, CFE Media, September 1, 2017

Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s top 5 most read articles online, for August 28- September 3, covered ASHRAE, HVAC systems, MEP Giants, LEDs, and designing specialty buildings. Link to each article below.

1. The development of ASHRAE 90.4: Energy Standard for Data Centers

ASHRAE 90.4 is a new energy standard for data centers that calls for meeting minimum efficiency requirements.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. The art of designing sports, entertainment, and specialty structures: Codes and standards

Entertainment venues are big businesses—and big on complexity, with a host of complex systems and requirements for engineers to tackle. Building codes and standards are top-of-mind.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, August 28- September 3, for articles published within the last two months.

Sierra Grayson, Production Coordinator, CFE Media,