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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
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.
Are MEP engineers paid what they’re worth?
While base salaries went up slightly, nonsalary compensation decreased in this year’s salary survey
Where does engineering employment stand?
The 2022 MEP Giants mirror the economy — too few skilled engineers are available
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
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%
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
How do lighting designers spend their time?
The short answer: most time is spent researching lighting and lighting controls systems
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
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
Did your engineering salary go up or down?
While base salaries dipped slightly, nonsalary compensation increased dramatically in this year’s salary survey
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.
How to talk to engineers
There isn’t a perfect way to communicate with engineers, but there are quite a few successful options
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
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.
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.
Survey results: increased recognition of COVID-19’s adverse impact
Digital work from home is fine, but manufacturing takes place in the physical world
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.
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.
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
HVAC Systems & BAS Study
HVAC systems, BAS survey findings
2020 HVAC & Building Automation Systems Study
Five of the latest findings from the HVAC & Building Automation Systems report
Lighting & Lighting Controls Study
Lighting in office buildings
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.
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
2019 Electrical & Power System Study
Five findings from the latest electrical and power systems report
HVAC & Building Automation Systems Study
HVAC, BAS in college, university buildings
Fire & Life Safety Study
Increased demand for fire, life safety systems
2019 Lighting and Lighting Controls Study
Lighting design revenue up 14% over 2018 report
2018 Fire & Life Safety Study
Fire, life safety in office buildings
2018 Lighting & Lighting Controls Study
Lighting in hospitals, health care facilities
2019 HVAC & Building Automation Systems Study
Five HVAC, BAS survey findings
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.