Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, October 16-22: MEP Giants, 2017 Commissioning Giants, predicting electrical equipment failures, and more.

MEP Giants, 2017 Commissioning Giants, predicting electrical equipment failures, detecting electrical equipment failures, and strategies for implementing ASHRAE 62.1 were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, October 16-22. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.
By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media October 23, 2017

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, October 16-22Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s top 5 most read articles online, for October 16-22, covered MEP Giants, 2017 Commissioning Giants, predicting electrical equipment failures, detecting electrical equipment failures, and strategies for implementing ASHRAE 62.1. Link to each article below.

1. 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.

2. 2017 Commissioning Giants

Building commissioning providers—at all levels—reported making more money in the past fiscal year than in the previous year. Here’s a look at the top 25 firms.

3. How to predict electrical equipment failures
Electrical engineers can provide many services to help facility managers predict electrical equipment or power distribution system failures.

4. Detecting failure in electrical systems

Circuit protection, as defined by NFPA 70: National Electrical Code, can be interpreted in many ways, depending on building load and use. Without an effective circuit-protection scheme, a building’s electrical system is prone to myriad failures.

5. Four strategies for implementing ASHRAE 62.1 in HVAC systems

There’s room in ASHRAE 62.1 to improve energy efficiency in a commercial ventilation system.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.csemag.com, October 16-22, for articles published within the last two months.

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