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Product of the Year Nominees 2024

Download this eBook to see which products are nominees in the eight categories. Cast your votes before April 12, 2024 to make sure that your favorites have a chance to take home the gold.

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2024 Trade Show Report: AHR Expo

The AHR Expo brings together manufacturers & suppliers of all sizes & specialties to share ideas and showcase the future of HVACR technology. It’s the industry’s best place for OEMs, engineers, contractors, facility operators, architects, educators, and other professionals to experience everything new in HVACR and build the vital relationships that grow businesses and careers.

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Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities

Hospitals and healthcare facilities require special codes and designs to keep operations running smoothly at all times because of the delicate work being performed inside these facilities. Featured articles in this eBook include how to design mechanical fire protection system coordination and integration, health care building energy efficiency design model shifts, how operating room designs […]

Sponsored by Carrier
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Plumbing, Piping & Pumps

Mechanical, plumbing and fire protection engineers need to keep plumbing, piping and pumping systems in mind when designing buildings. Their impact runs deep and serves as the lifeblood for how well a building’s mechanical and fire systems operate. Featured content in this eBook include creating better HVAC systems in old laboratories and university buildings, three ways to […]

Sponsored by Corzan, Viega
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EV Charging

Electric vehicles (EVs) are growing in popularity and the components and technology powering the battery are becoming more sophisticated and efficient. Featured articles in this eBook include automation and sustainability driving design and a video on electric rate structures.

Sponsored by Milbank, Wago
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Educational Facilities

When it comes to designing educational facilities, consulting engineers face many challenges they wouldn’t encounter in a normal project. They are often time-sensitive as well as having to deal with many different codes and standards. Featured articles in this eBook include HVAC design considerations and solutions for unique university spaces, Princeton University’s geo-exchange/heating hot water […]

Sponsored by Carrier
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Data Centers

Data centers are some of the most complex buildings in which engineers must design power, cooling and fire/life safety systems. Featured articles include multistory data centers saving power with medium-voltage and what engineers need to know about designing data centers.

Sponsored by Grundfos
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HVAC/R

HVAC systems touch nearly every aspect of a building and the consulting-specifying engineer. They have a great deal of influence and, thus, require a great deal of time and attention to ensure they run properly. Featured articles include low-GWP refrigerants becoming a priority and pump-to-boiler integration.

Sponsored by Air Solution, Cleaver-Brooks, Grundfos, Myson, Patterson-Kelley, Sensata
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Smart Buildings

Making buildings smarter is a complex, but worthwhile, endeavor for consulting-specifying engineers and it requires knowledge of many different aspects. Featured articles include commercial building market warning signs for AEC firms, electrical and power system design tips for industrial buildings and more.

Sponsored by Grundfos
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Codes & Standards

Codes and standards are sets of rules and guidelines that are developed and maintained by professional organizations, government agencies and other bodies to ensure the safety, quality and effectiveness of products, services and processes. Featured articles include stories on electrical grounding and bonding and how different codes and standards influence college building design.

Sponsored by Schneider Electric
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Electrical & Power

Electrical and power generation are at the heart of many projects for specifying engineers. Knowing the standards behind them is key to success. This helpful eBook from Consulting-Specifying Engineer will provide information on transformer, switchgear and UPS design considerations, building efficiency, quality remain major priorities for consulting engineers and back to basics: How to design medium-voltage […]

Sponsored by Cummins
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Speech Privacy & Sound Masking in Modern Architecture

The reasons for including speech privacy and sound masking technology in modern office setups are constantly growing. These reasons include everything from safeguarding proprietary information to improving employee productivity and comfort. In this new resource, you will learn the fundamentals of how speech privacy is achieved and what metrics are used to measure speech privacy. […]

Sponsored by Biamp
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Fire & Life Safety

Fire & Life Safety is a crucial aspect and a constant presence in the consulting-specifying engineer’s day-to-day operations. Learn more in this eBook from Consulting-Specifying Engineer. Featured articles in this eBook include fire, life safety trends drive industrial, manufacturing building design, how to design fire sprinkler systems for high-piled storage, office fire systems change, accommodating new […]

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Arc Flash & Electrical Safety

Arc flash and electrical safety are critical aspects in a manufacturing facility. Knowing and understanding the fundamentals often mean the difference between life and death. Companies and workers need to stay on top of the electrical codes so they can better protect themselves from a potential accident. Featured articles in this eBook include stories on […]

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How to innovate energy storage: Batteries, funding, cybersecurity

For energy storage applications, SIs are faced with the challenge of integrating multiple devices with different protocols into an Energy Management System (EMS). Moxa’s highly interoperable solutions help SIs build efficient monitoring and control systems that integrate distributed energy storage systems (ESS), power conversion systems (PCS), and battery management systems (BMS) into a centralized EMS. […]

Sponsored by Moxa
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Lighting & Lighting Controls

Lighting and lighting controls might seem simple, but for the consulting-specifying engineer, there is more to them than meets the eye. Successful implementation requires a great deal of knowledge about their energy properties, but also how they fit with the many codes and standards required from different buildings. Featured articles include understanding and navigating lighting […]

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MEP Giants 2023

Consulting-Specifying Engineer and Eaton announce the top mechanical, engineering and plumbing (MEP) firms who provide services to the consulting engineer in a variety of ways. Highlights include the top 100 firms based on MEP design revenue, a look at overall revenue, tips for the energy transition and more.

Sponsored by Eaton
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13 Pitfalls of Heat Pump Water Heaters

Can Heat Pump Water Heaters Effectively Replace Standard Options? What are the 13 pitfalls of heat pump water heaters? Understand the issues plaguing current tank-style heat pump water heaters. Discover a revolutionary tankless option that can mitigate common issues. Learn how tankless heat pump water heaters can save energy costs and future compliance challenges

Sponsored by Intellihot
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Product of the Year Winners 2023

Download this eBook to learn about the Gold, Silver and Bronze award winners in each of the eight categories — including the Most Valuable Product — 24 winners in total.

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MEP Giants 2022

Consulting-Specifying Engineer and Eaton announce the top mechanical, engineering and plumbing (MEP) firms who provide services to the consulting engineer in a variety of ways. Highlights include the top 100 firms based on MEP design revenue, a look at overall revenue, tips for the energy transition and more.

Sponsored by Eaton
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MEP Giants 2021

Consulting-Specifying Engineer and Eaton announce the top mechanical, engineering and plumbing (MEP) firms who provide services to the consulting engineer in a variety of ways. Highlights include the top 100 firms based on MEP design revenue, a look at overall revenue, tips for the energy transition and more.

Sponsored by Eaton
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MEP Giants 2020

Consulting-Specifying Engineer and Eaton announce the top mechanical, engineering and plumbing (MEP) firms who provide services to the consulting engineer in a variety of ways. Highlights include the top 100 firms based on MEP design revenue, a look at overall revenue and a look at the industry’s future in the age of COVID-19.

Sponsored by Eaton
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Data Center Design

Data centers, data closets, edge and cloud computing, co-location facilities, and similar topics are among the fastest-changing in the industry. Data centers have high-level power demands, customized climate and cooling needs, unique enclosure systems-and all of this must operate without interruption.

Sponsored by Rittal
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IIoT: Machines, Equipment & Asset Management

Articles in this digital report highlight technologies that enable Industrial Internet of Things, IIoT-related products and strategies. These include easier real-time sensor data access via tablets, PC-based control, data analytics, smarter machines, cybersecurity, how to get data more easily from maintenance software, human machine interfaces and controllers, along with easier industrial connectivity.

Sponsored by Infor
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Pure Power

Pure Power Pure Power is a quarterly publication for engineers involved in electrical systems, emergency/standby/backup power systems, fuses and circuit breakers, energy solutions, surge-suppression devices, motor controls and drives, wiring and electrical distribution systems, power monitoring devices, uninterruptible power supplies, and other power systems. Read the digital edition in March, June, September, and December. Pure […]

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Digital Report: Data Center Design

Data Center Design Digital Report Data centers, data closets, edge and cloud computing, co-location facilities, and similar topics are among the fastest-changing in the industry. Data centers have high-level power demands, customized climate and cooling needs, unique enclosure systems-and all of this must operate without interruption. Click here to download the digital report. Sponsored by:

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CSE’s eGuide to Smart Lighting

  CSE’s eGuide to Smart Lighting CSE’s eGuide to Smart Lighting helps lighting designers determine which energy codes to apply to their project; how to take advantage of leading technologies such as PoE for Lighting, and illustrates how the Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling a new generation of LED lighting that fulfills the promise […]

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eGuide: Best Practices for an Integrated LED Lighting Solution

  Best Practices for an Integrated LED Lighting Solution eGuide   This eGuide illustrates solutions, specifications and expectations for all areas of lighting controls and their associated requirements. Register below for this eGuide exploring how intelligent lighting systems provide significant resource gains, cost savings and design flexibility. Click here to register and download the eGuide […]

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eGuide: Arc Flash Safety

  Arc Flash Safety eGuide   Anyone involved with electrical distribution systems—either as a design engineer, commissioning agent, or contractor—for more than five years probably has been directly involved in an arc flash incident or has heard of one. In this eGuide learn how to integrate electric safety with design; protect using internal VFIs in […]

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EGSA On-Peak Performance

EGSA On-Peak Performance Founded in 1965, the Electrical Generating Systems Association (EGSA) is the world’s largest organization exclusively dedicated to On-Site Power Generation. EGSA is comprised of 700 companies around the world that make, sell, distribute, and use On-Site Power generation technology and equipment, including generators, engines, switchgear, controls, and much more. The Association’s vision […]

A Letter From The Editor

Consulting-Specifying Engineer is written and peer reviewed by engineers and industry professionals. These engineers design, specify and commission mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP), fire/life safety, lighting and controls systems for nonresidential buildings. Consulting-Specifying Engineer covers codes and standards, smart and high-performance buildings and design specifications in a variety of commercial buildings.

Amara Rozgus - Consulting-Specifying Engineer