Automation, Controls
Automation, Controls July 19, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles July 12-18

Read the best articles from the past week. Considerations for electrical testing and commissioning, sprinkler installations and obstructions, best practices for fire alarm notification design, integrating direct digital controls and technologies to watch in fire & life safety.

By McKenzie Burns
Automation, Controls July 19, 2019

Keeping the HVAC running, the smart way

While upgrading a home furnace, the option to upgrade to a smart thermostat also was under consideration

By Amara Rozgus
Automation, Controls July 15, 2019

Integrating direct digital controls

Learn about control system attributes, and how integrated control systems can be designed for various building systems

By Jason R. Gerke, PE, CxA, LEED AP BD+C, GRAEF, Milwaukee
Automation, Controls June 28, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles June 21-27

Read the best articles from the past week. Fire alarm notification design, 2019 Product of the Year Finalists, arc flash hazards, electrical system design and commissioning, and combining HVAC and fire suppression piping

By Chris Vavra
Automation, Controls June 28, 2019

Retail, restaurant and mixed-use facilities: Automation, controls, technology

What are the trickiest aspects of retail, restaurant and mixed-use projects and what trends lie ahead? Read on for solid advice from experienced professionals.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Automation, Controls June 18, 2019

Your questions answered: How to Specify Integrated Automation and Connected Buildings Using MasterFormat Division 25 Specifications

The June 6, 2019 “How to Specify Integrated Automation and Connected Buildings Using MasterFormat Division 25 Specifications” webcast presenter addressed questions not covered during the live event.

By Brad Bonfiglio, Schneider Electric
Automation, Controls May 30, 2019

2019 Lighting and Lighting Controls Study

Lighting design revenue up 14% over 2018 report

By Amanda Pelliccione
Automation, Controls May 22, 2019

Planning multifamily dwellings: Automation, controls, technology

Multifamily dwellings are fascinating projects with a variety of building automation, controls and technology system specified to keep residents comfortable.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Mitsubishi Electric Corp. announced its acquisition of Foxborough, Massachusetts-based Iconics Inc., in an opportunity to enhance their automation Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) offerings. Courtesy: Mitsubishi Electric
Automation, Controls May 17, 2019

Mitsubishi Electric acquires Iconics to advance IIoT offerings

Manufacturing, building automation products strengthened by deal, company officials say.

By Bob Vavra
Automation, Controls May 3, 2019

What you need to know about building commissioning

The unprecedented technology advancements of the last three decades have only made the built environment more sophisticated, but at the same time the perceived relevance of commissioning has suffered.

By John Wixson