Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, November 10-16: AEC professionals leaving jobs, commissioning giants, lighting controls and energy efficiency, more
Consulting-Specifying Engineer Top 5 most read articles online, for Nov. 10-16, covered AEC professionals leaving their jobs, commissioning giants, lighting controls and energy performance, evaluating energy codes, and engineering workable office space. Link to each article below.
According to a new survey conducted by Morrissey Goodale LLC, nearly a quarter (24%) of AEC firm leaders reported that a poor relationship with the boss was the primary reason why their latest key hires left their previous firms.
The 2014 Commissioning Giants had several new entries this year. The 15 firms reported a total of more than $351 million in revenue dedicated to commissioning new buildings or retro-commissioning existing buildings.
Engineers should look at the specific lighting control requirements in the latest versions of ASHRAE Standard 90.1 and IECC and review some best practices and insights on how incorporating lighting controls influences a building’s energy performance.
ASHRAE Standard 189.1 and IgCC are leading the way to high-performance green buildings. Learn how these two "maps to net zero" handle the enigma of "percent better than code," with the outright goal being to have updates to energy codes be evaluated on a scale.
Whether new or retrofit, office buildings can be a challenge for the mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), or fire protection engineer. A team of experienced professionals offers advice on what to expect, and how to come out on top.
The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on csemag.com, November 10-16, for articles published within the last two months.
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