Patrick Lynch


Lighting and Lighting Controls November 8, 2010

Video: CFE Media sits down with the OPUS Dean of Engineering at Marquette University

CFE Media’s Jim Langhenry sat down with OPUS Dean of Engineering Dr. Robert Bishop to discuss the current state of engineering education at Marquette University. Dr. Bishop and Langhenry discussed the importance of the new engineering facility and how it will be used, the definition of discovery learning, and what skills engineers will need in the upcoming “Creative Age”.

By Patrick Lynch
Energy, Power October 25, 2010

Video: ComEd talks retrocommissioning and energy efficient buildings

This video covers retrocommissioning best practices and the keys to an energy-efficient commercial building.

By Patrick Lynch
Codes and Standards December 18, 2009

2009 Green Space Collection

Collection of 2009 Green Space Columns. January 2009Making workplaces 'greenspaces' By David Callan, PE, CEM, LEED AP, Syska Hennessy Group, (Now with Environmental Systems Design), ChicagoFebruary 2009California's power play on energy policy By Michael Ivanovich, Editor-in-Chief, Consulting-Specifying EngineerMarch 2009Sustainable air conditioning leads to sustainability By Grahame E. Maisey, PE, and Beverly Milestone, LEED APApril 2009 Can you envision an Energy Corps? By John Suzukida, PE, Lanex Consulting LLC, Shoreview, Minn.May 2009The bleeding edge of green By John Jennings, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, Portland, Ore.June 2009We need disruptive innovation By Keith W. Cooley, NextEnergy, DetroitJuly 2009When buildings bite, owners suffer By Michael K.

By Patrick Lynch
Energy, Power December 18, 2009

2008 Green Space Collection

2008 Green Space Collection

By Patrick Lynch
Building Automation and Controls July 15, 2009

Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces 2009 Product of the Year winners

Fifth Annual Product of the Year competition showcased practical innovation for the MEP industry.

By Patrick Lynch
Codes and Standards May 15, 2009

ASHRAE releases guidebook on moisture control

ASHRAE releases guidance book on best practices for adequate moisture control.

By Patrick Lynch
Codes and Standards May 1, 2009

2009 Product of the Year

It's time again to ask you to review the finalists for Consulting-Specifying Engineer's annual Product of the Year competition, and cast your votes in these 10 categories online: Electrical distribution Emergency, on-site, standby power Fire detection, alarm, notification equipment HVAC/R Lighting controls Motors, starters, drives Networked BAS, energy management systems Plumbing and water management Software: Design, modeling, analysis Test instruments, meters, data loggers   This year marks the Fifth Annual Product of the Year Awards. As in the past, Consulting-Specifying Engineer convened a panel of consulting engineers as judges to determine the finalists. Our judges determined up to five finalists in each category. In addition to voting in any of the 10 categories, readers also are asked to cast a separate vote for Most Valuable Product among all of this year's Product of the Year finalists. We now ask you, our readers, to evaluate the contestants in the pages that follow.

By Patrick Lynch