Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 14-20

NFPA 92, lighting controls, designing efficient data centers, and the 2018 40 Under 40 winners were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, May 14-20. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.

By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media May 21, 2018

Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s top 5 most read articles online for May 14-20 covered NFPA 92, lighting controls, designing efficient data centers, and the 2018 40 Under 40 winners. Link to each article below.

1. NFPA 92 guides smoke control system design

NFPA 92 is the starting point for any smoke control system, but too frequently it is assumed to be the only standard by which to judge smoke control calculations.

2. Lighting controls: Know the updates, changes

There has been a move away from traditional lighting controls approaches, which have only incrementally improved over decades, and toward an entirely new way of thinking about, designing, and implementing lighting controls—wirelessly, with internet connectivity, and in an individually addressable capacity all at once.

3. Designing efficient data centers

In today’s digital age, businesses rely on running an efficient, reliable, and secure operation, especially with mission critical facilities such as data centers. Here, engineers with experience on such structures share advice and tips on ensuring project success.

4. Six trends in engineering hiring for 2018 and beyond

In 2018, engineering companies are shifting their tactics when it comes to hiring, and some of these trends may be surprising—even to those in the industry.

5. 40 Under 40 winners shine

The 2018 40 Under 40 winners are full of knowledge, innovation, and exceptional dedication to buildings and engineering.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, May 14-20, for articles published within the last two months.

Sierra Grayson, Production Coordinator, CFE Media,