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