Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, September 28 to October 4: Product of the Year, wireless controls, lighting system economics, more

Articles about Product of the Year, wireless controls in building systems, economics of lighting systems, minimizing arc flash hazards, and ensuring power quality in mission critical facilities were Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s five most clicked articles from last week, September 28 to October 4. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Ksenia Avrakhova October 5, 2015

Consulting-Specifying Engineer Top 5 most read articles online, for Sep. 28 to Oct. 4, covered Product of the Year, wireless controls in building systems, economics of lighting systems, minimizing arc flash hazards, and ensuring power quality in mission critical facilities. Link to each article below.

1. 2015 Product of the Year winners

Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers have cast their votes for the 2015 Product of the Year; read about the winners.

2. Wireless controls in building systems

There is quite a bit of flux in the wireless building instrumentation and controls protocol market with numerous players jockeying for dominance. Though wireless systems are becoming the norm for product manufacturers in many cases, not all engineers fully understand the best way to specify these systems.

3. Economics of lighting systems

Codes and standards, energy efficiency, lighting controls, and plug loads all play into specifying lighting and lighting controls in nonresidential buildings.

4. Minimizing arc flash hazards

Rely on codes and standards to develop a robust arc flash mitigation plan.

5. Ensuring power quality in mission critical facilities

Many industrial, commercial, and service businesses are sensitive to power quality problems because they affect a company’s ability to compete in a global economy.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on csemag.com, September 28 to October 4, for articles published within the last two months.

– Ksenia Avrakhova, production coordinator, CFE Media, ksia94@gmail.com.