Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 7-13

Meeting NEC 240.87, lighting controls, efficient data centers, and building AEC firm value were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, March April 23-29. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.
By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media May 13, 2018

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, May 7-13Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s top 5 most read articles online for May 7-13 covered meeting NEC 240.87, lighting controls, efficient data centers, and building AEC firm value. Link to each article below.

1. Your questions answered: To Switch or Not to Switch … Key approaches to meet NEC 240.87

The April 24, 2018, “To Switch or Not to Switch … Key approaches to meet NEC 240.87” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event.

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: Electrical/lighting/power

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 in regards to electrical/lighting/power.

4. Three ways to build AEC firm value

In order to increase the value of architecture, engineering, and consulting (AEC) firms need to make actionable management decisions, focus on gross profit, and reduce the average collection period (ACP).

5. 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.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.csemag.com, May 7-13, for articles published within the last two months.


Sierra Grayson, Production Coordinator, CFE Media, sgrayson@cfemedia.com.