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Research June 19, 2024

Ten things mechanical engineers should know about VRF systems

The results of this exclusive research study provide insights into the variable refrigerant flow (VRF) market

By Amara Rozgus
Research May 29, 2024

Report shows opportunities and challenges in RTU market

The 2024 rooftop unit (RTU) research study highlights the most important factors for mechanical engineers

By Amara Rozgus
Research January 4, 2024

Dive into the details of the latest engineering salary survey

Respondents to the 2022 salary study were paid better and mostly satisfied with their jobs

By Amara Rozgus and Amanda McLeman
Research November 21, 2023

How engineers expect tech to change, proven systems to remain

Research report confirms power generation, EV charging stations to grow while traditional electrical system technologies remain ubiquitous

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Research August 22, 2023

How is your firm handling hiring, retaining, training engineers? You might be amazed by what others do

From this report, learn how your company stacks up and what you can do to become more appealing

By Amara Rozgus and Amanda McLeman
Research February 28, 2023

Research: Mechanical engineers value energy-efficient projects

In a recent research study, mechanical engineers indicated improved energy efficiency has grown in importance for mechanical systems

By Amara Rozgus
Research January 24, 2023

The Fed’s wrecking ball is hitting the private sector markets

The market forecast shows that the outlook of the architecture, engineering and construction industry continues to show a downward trend.

By PSMJ Quarterly Market Forecast
Research December 16, 2022

Are MEP engineers paid what they’re worth?

While base salaries went up slightly, nonsalary compensation decreased in this year’s salary survey

By Amara Rozgus, Editor-in-Chief and Amanda Pelliccione, Research Director
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 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 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 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 February 28, 2019

2019 HVAC & Building Automation Systems Study

Five HVAC, BAS survey findings

By Amanda Pelliccione

A Letter From The Editor

Consulting-Specifying Engineer is written and peer reviewed by engineers and industry professionals. These engineers design, specify and commission mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP), fire/life safety, lighting and controls systems for nonresidential buildings. Consulting-Specifying Engineer covers codes and standards, smart and high-performance buildings and design specifications in a variety of commercial buildings.

Amara Rozgus - Consulting-Specifying Engineer