Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer content: June 23-29, 2023

The top 5 articles from the past week include sustainable HVAC systems, lighting standards and generator systems

By Anna Steingruber June 30, 2023

Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s top 5 pieces of content in the last week covered lighting standards and codes, sustainable HVAC systems and 2023 products of the year.

1. 2023 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Product of the Year winners announced

The annual reader-choice program was created to provide Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s readers with information about the top new product in their fields.

2. Understanding and navigating lighting standards and codes in building design, part 1

Michael Chow and Tony Staub discuss lighting and energy codes, standards and guidelines, focusing particularly on ASHRAE Standard 90.1 and the International Energy Conservation Code.

3. How to design sustainable HVAC systems

In the past several years, the building industry has seen a significant shift toward sustainability initiatives, such as green rooftops and using electricity for energy.

4. Learn the pros and cons of centralized and decentralized generator systems

Centralized, remote and distributed standby generator designs are all options for power systems. Which one is best?

5. What do you need to know about making data centers sustainable?

Will data centers incorporate innovative sustainability and energy-efficiency features? Learn about the trends here.

Author Bio: Associate editor, CFE Media and Technology