Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer content, May 3-9, 2024

Top CSE articles this week covered topics including heat pump technology, emergency illumination, integrating renewable energy and more.

By Anna Steingruber May 10, 2024
Figure 2: Test button and LED indicator provided for the adjacent general-purpose downlight fixture with battery backup. Courtesy: SHP

Top Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles this week covered topics including heat pump technology, emergency illumination, integrating renewable energy and more. Links to each article below.

1. Sponsored content: The evolution of heat pump technology

A knowledge of where heat pumps have come from will help engineers understand when and how to implement them

2. Compare emergency illumination systems for life safety

Emergency illumination and lighting designers need a basic understanding of the various emergency lighting systems and how they compare

3. Five best practices for integrating renewable energy in commercial building design

Incorporating renewable energy into commercial building design is essential for sustainability and efficiency. Five best practices are highlighted on how to achieve this.

4. Case study: How to save money on EV charging equipment

A university implemented a comprehensive EV plan with 100 chargers, including 50-amp Level 2- and 200-kilowatt Level 3 chargers for fleet vehicles

5. Translating Baby Boomer language for younger generations

Morrissey Goodale outlines four phrases Baby Boomers might use in the workplace, and how younger generations can understand them better


Author Bio: Associate editor, CFE Media and Technology