Research

High-rise commercial buildings in Chicago, along the Chicago River. Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Research June 22, 2021

How to talk to engineers

There isn’t a perfect way to communicate with engineers, but there are quite a few successful options

By Amara Rozgus
The majority of respondents work for a consulting engineering firm. Courtesy: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
HVAC April 12, 2021

How HVAC, BAS have changed during COVID-19

In this proprietary research study, respondents provided information on a variety of HVAC and BAS topics, plus details about how COVID-19 has affected their work

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Business of Engineering November 30, 2020

How will jobs change during COVID-19?

While many things have remained the same year over year, the pandemic promises to upend portions of the engineering industry

By Amara Rozgus
Courtesy: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Business of Engineering November 11, 2020

Salaries climb while bonuses drop

Are your salary, bonuses and current work conditions on par with others in the industry? Review the current report to learn where you rank among your peers

By Amara Rozgus, Editor-in-Chief, and Amanda Pelliccione, Director of Research, Consulting-Specifying Engineer, Downers Grove, Illinois
Courtesy: New Products for Engineers Database and Des Champs Technologies
Research May 21, 2020

Top products since COVID-19 pandemic relate to air control, cleaning

In the New Products for Engineers Database by CFE Media and Technology, 5 of the top 6 products cover control of air or cleaning, since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11.

By Mark T. Hoske
Research April 8, 2020

Poll results, week 2: Doubled adverse COVID-19 impact on engineers, industry

Research analysis, advice: Adverse effects of Coronavirus more than doubled in just a week for visitors to Control Engineering, Plant Engineering, Oil & Gas Engineering, and Consulting-Specifying Engineer websites taking a survey on COVID-19 impacts on engineering. For respondents answering March 11 to 19 and March 20 to 25, 13% felt a “great deal” of impact in the first week and 35% the next week.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology COVID-19 engineering impact survey, March 20-25
Research April 3, 2020

Survey results: increased recognition of COVID-19’s adverse impact

Digital work from home is fine, but manufacturing takes place in the physical world

By CFE Media
Courtesy: Grumman/Butkus Associates
Hospitals March 18, 2020

Hospital energy use and costs rising, according to survey

A survey on energy use shows a rise in energy costs and use as hospitals are struggling to reduce the carbon footprint

By Grumman/Butkus Associates
Figure 2: Over the past 12 to 18 months, engineers have been affected by changes to codes and standards, building information modeling, integration and wireless devices/systems when designing/specifying fire and life safety systems for industrial, manufacturing facilities and warehouses. Source: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Research March 16, 2020

Fire, life safety in industrial, manufacturing, warehouses

Five findings from the 2019 Fire & Life Safety Study as it relates to industrial, manufacturing facilities and warehouses

By Amanda Pelliccione
Research February 19, 2020

HVAC Systems & BAS Study

HVAC systems, BAS survey findings

By Amanda Pelliccione