2018 Product of the Year Finalists
2018 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote for this year’s best products
Who will win gold in 2018? Consulting-Specifying Engineer announces the finalists for this year’s 14th annual Product of the Year competition, and readers will have the final word. Cast your votes online at www.csemag.com/NP4E.
Amanda Pelliccione, Research Director
Voting for the 14th annual Product of the Year awards is now open! This year, companies submitted their new and improved products introduced to the North American market in 2017 to be judged for this distinguished honor. Here, we have listed the finalists in each of the 12 categories. It is now up to Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers to determine which products will stand out from the crowd and win gold, silver, and bronze.
Read full product descriptions using the links below and vote for the products you feel are the best in their categories by July 10, 2018. The product that receives the most votes within the program will be named the Most Valuable Product (MVP) of 2018. The results will appear in September 2018 in print and online.
BAS, Controls, Energy Management
- Design Envelope Tango Pump, Armstrong Fluid Technology
- Cat Connect Remote Asset Monitoring for the Cat Microgrid System, Caterpillar
- Eclypse nLight Solution, Distech Controls Inc.
- Horyzon-C IP-based Capacitive Multi-touch Color Display, Distech Controls Inc.
- Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard, QA Graphics
- EcoStruxure Power Monitoring Expert, Schneider Electric
- EM4900 Series Multi-function Power Meter, Schneider Electric
Drives, Pumps, Motors
- Q-Link Variable Frequency Drive, Franklin Control Systems
- NovaMAX EC Permanent Magnet Motor, Regal Beloit America Inc.
- ecocirc 19-16 Variable-speed ECM Circulator, Bell & Gossett
- Series 61 Emergency Stop Switch, EAO
- ETAP Real-Time Power Management System, ETAP
- Cablofil Universal Drop Out, Legrand
- Raritan PX Intelligent Rack PDU, Raritan Inc., Legrand
- BFT Main Feed Thru Module, Siemens Energy Management
- 3VA UL Molded Case Circuit Breaker, Siemens Industry Inc.
- ABB Emax 2 Embedded ATS System, Thomas & Betts Corp.
Emergency, On-Site, Standby Power
- Cat 3516E Diesel Generator Set, Caterpillar
- SSG Industrial UPS System with Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery, Falcon Electric Inc.
- KD Series Diesel Generator, Kohler Power Systems
- Optotronic Dual-Mode Programmable Emergency LED Driver, OSRAM
- MicroGenius 2 Battery Charger/Rectifier, SENS (Stored Energy Systems LLC)
Fire, Life Safety, Mass Notification
- 400 Series LED Notification Appliance, Mircom Technologies Ltd.
- IntelliGen Nitrogen Generator, Potter Electric Signal Co.
- Duralife FPLP-CI Fire Alarm Cable, Radix Wire
- FireLock Innovative Groove System for Small Diameter Hard-pipe Solutions, Victaulic
- MagnaClean Commercial Dirt Filter, ADEY
- Model EQD Direct Drive Mixed Flow Inline Fan, Greenheck
- Model HBT-221 Rectangular Bubble-Tight Damper, Greenheck
- ECO Lightweight Industrial Fan, Hunter Industrial Fan
- York YZ Magnetic Bearing Centrifugal Chiller, Johnson Controls Inc.
- Pressure Step Deaerator, Nexus Valve
- Ecoflair Indirect Air Economizer, Schneider Electric
- Marley MD Everest Cooling Tower, SPX Cooling
- Liebert DSE Packaged Freecooling Solution (400kW), Vertiv
HVAC: Air Movement, Compressors, Etc.
- Turbocor High Lift Compressor, Danfoss
- Copeland Scroll Two-Stage Compressor with Modulation Control, Emerson
- Variable Refrigerant Packaged Heat Pump, Friedrich
- TDP05K Advanced Thermal Dispersion Air Measurement System, Ruskin
Lighting & Luminaires
- Pauluhn Intrepid Linear LED Luminaire, Eaton Corp.
- Essentials Series 4.0 LED Luminaire, Flex Lighting Solutions
- GeoPak Outdoor Geometric LED Wallpack, Hubbell Lighting
- Litecontrol SAE201 Adjustable Concealed Cove, Hubbell Lighting
- Lumasquare Canopy Luminaire, Hubbell Lighting
- Remedi LED Bed Luminaire, Hubbell Lighting
- LSI Alliance LED High Bay, LSI Industries Inc.
- HP Series Round High Bay Pendant, MaxLite Inc.
- MPulse Surface Mount Luminaire, MaxLite Inc.
- QuadroMAX Plus Modular Area Lighting Fixture, MaxLite Inc.
- NX Distributed Intelligence, Hubbell Lighting
- Tork 1109A Multi-Volt Timer, NSi Industries
- Encelium Edge Standalone Wireless Light Management System, OSRAM
Plumbing & Water Management
- Riser Anchor Clamp, Metraflex Co.
- NCC199CDV Condensing Tankless Water Heater, Noritz
- System Solution for CPVC Pipe, Victaulic
- MegaPress XL Fitting & PressBooster, Viega LLC
Software: Design, Modeling, Analysis
- TurboTool Mobile App v2.0.1, Danfoss
- Electrical Power System Analysis & Operation Software, ETAP
- Victaulic Tools for Revit 2018, Victaulic
- ESP-Systemwize System Selection Tool, Bell & Gossett