Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 1-7: BIM, integration, data centers, 2017 Product of the Year, and wireless technologies

Articles about BIM, integration, data centers, 2017 Product of the Year, and wireless technologies were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, May 1 to 7. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By Joy Chang, CFE Media May 8, 2017

Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s top 5 most read articles online, for May 1 to 7, covered BIM, integration, data centers, 2017 Product of the Year, and wireless technologies . Link to each article below.

1. Using BIM for project coordination

BIM is used frequently when working across multiple disciplines, which can prevent clashes across mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering and with other stakeholders.

2. Integration creates smart, high-performance buildings

Building owners are requesting integrated systems and smart buildings. Lighting and HVAC designers can work together to create these integrated designs.

3. Analyzing data centers

Data is the lifeblood of any business or organization-which makes a data center a facility’s beating heart. Here, engineers with experience on data center projects show how to succeed on such facilities, and how to keep your finger on the pulse of data center trends.

4. 2017 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote for this year’s best products Who will win gold in 2017?

Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces the finalists for this year’s 13th annual Product of the Year competition, and readers will have the final word. Cast your vote online!

5. Emerging wireless technologies in building automation

Engineers need to consider wireless technologies for building automation systems and realize the benefits of wireless systems for each scenario.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, May 1 to 7, for articles published within the last two months.

Joy Chang, digital project manager, CFE Media,