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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
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
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
Research 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
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
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
Research March 19, 2020

Poll results: Coronavirus, COVID-19 impact on engineers and industry

Coronavirus impact data was collected from March 12 to 17 from visitors to Control Engineering, Plant Engineering, Oil & Gas Engineering, and Consulting-Specifying Engineer websites. Half of respondents’ business have negative effects; half have supply chain problems. Results cover impact on business, company responses, travel, future outlook, government strategies and other topics.

By Mark T. Hoske
Research March 18, 2020

Coronavirus diagnostic might be tested on patient samples soon

A variety of MIT research projects are being developed to aid efforts to detect and prevent the spread of coronavirus.

By Anne Trafton, Jennifer Chu, and David L. Chandler
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
Research January 10, 2020

2020 HVAC & Building Automation Systems Study

Five of the latest findings from the HVAC & Building Automation Systems report

By Amanda Pelliccione
Research December 17, 2019

Lighting & Lighting Controls Study

Lighting in office buildings

By Amanda Pelliccione
Research December 6, 2019

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: November 29-December 5

Read the best articles from the past week. Salary survey results, leveraging BIM, following an OPR to design lighting systems, linking commissioning to deliver better buildings, designing an energy-efficient lighting system.

By McKenzie Burns
Research November 25, 2019

Salaries remain flat, other compensation increases

Are your salary, bonuses and benefits on par with others in the industry? Review the latest data to learn where you rank among your peers

By Amara Rozgus, Editor-in-Chief and Amanda Pelliccione, Research Director
Research November 22, 2019

2019 Electrical & Power System Study

Five findings from the latest electrical and power systems report

By Amanda Pelliccione
Research August 27, 2019

HVAC & Building Automation Systems Study

HVAC, BAS in college, university buildings

By Amanda Pelliccione
Research June 17, 2019

Fire & Life Safety Study

Increased demand for fire, life safety systems

By Amanda Pelliccione
Research May 30, 2019

2019 Lighting and Lighting Controls Study

Lighting design revenue up 14% over 2018 report

By Amanda Pelliccione
Research April 24, 2019

2018 Fire & Life Safety Study

Fire, life safety in office buildings

By Amanda Pelliccione
Research March 20, 2019

2018 Lighting & Lighting Controls Study

Lighting in hospitals, health care facilities

By Amanda Pelliccione
Research February 28, 2019

2019 HVAC & Building Automation Systems Study

Five HVAC, BAS survey findings

By Amanda Pelliccione
Research March 1, 2018

2018 ERP, IIoT and the Cloud Study

The IIoT for Engineers 2018 Enterprise Resources Planning, IIoT and the Cloud Study unveiled several key findings regarding usage of ERP, IIoT, and the Cloud. This includes connections to process control, HMIs, SCADA, data historians, alarm management, and data acquisition systems.

By CFE Media