Research

Research September 26, 2022

Where does engineering employment stand?

The 2022 MEP Giants mirror the economy — too few skilled engineers are available

By Amara Rozgus
Research September 20, 2022

MEP Giants smash M&A records in 2021

Publicly traded, privately held and private-equity-backed firms all vied for deals, combining for the hottest year ever

By Nick Belitz, Morrissey Goodale LLC, Denver
Research September 19, 2022

MEP Giants design revenue is up dramatically

The 2022 MEP Giants reported an 18% increase in MEP design revenue, and gross revenue has increased 13%

By Amara Rozgus
Research July 26, 2022

Research: Why and how to specify emergency, standby and backup power systems

Emergency, standby and backup power systems are key to many engineers’ building designs

By Amara Rozgus and Amanda McLeman
Research June 22, 2022

How do lighting designers spend their time?

The short answer: most time is spent researching lighting and lighting controls systems

By Amara Rozgus
Research May 4, 2022

Research: What do you need to know about HVAC and BAS?

Energy efficiency improvements were a big driver for consulting engineers when specifying HVAC and BAS for building clients

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Research December 2, 2021

Learn the status of the electrical, power industry

In these proprietary 2021 research results, learn about the specifying and buying habits in the electrical and power industry

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Research November 30, 2021

Did your engineering salary go up or down?

While base salaries dipped slightly, nonsalary compensation increased dramatically in this year’s salary survey

By Amara Rozgus, Editor-in-Chief and Amanda Pelliccione, Research Director
Almost a third of engineering firms annually specify more than $1 million for new and existing buildings. Courtesy: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Research August 3, 2021

Fire & Life Safety Systems 2021 Report

This proprietary research study evaluates the use of fire and life safety systems, types of systems specified, total annual dollar amount of systems specified and critical challenges affecting the industry.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
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