Events and Awards

Consulting-Specifying Engineer Awards Programs

40 Under 40

Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals in the engineering community supporting the building industry. We want to shape the future of young engineers, and will do so by recognizing and encouraging them through mentoring articles in the magazine, young engineer networking events and the 40 Under 40 program. Nominations are open for the 2020 program and close Jan. 24, 2020.

MEP Giants & Commissioning Giants

The MEP Giants program lists the top 100 mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) and fire protection engineering firms in North America. The in-depth analysis of these firms appears in August and reveals what’s going on in the industry and how it has changed over the past few years. Data collection begins in January each year.


The Commissioning Giants program lists the top North American engineering firms that perform commissioning services on any level. The analysis of these firms appears in October. Learn more about both programs at Data collection begins in January each year.

Product of the Year

The Product of the Year contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire/life safety, electrical, and plumbing systems engineering markets. The annual reader-choice program was created to provide Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s audience with information about the top new products in their fields. Enter products beginning in January 2020 for the 2020 program: