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2015 base annual salary South Atlantic region professionally licensed engineers Courtesy: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Research November 30, 2016

What do engineers in the South Atlantic earn?

The Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Salary Survey indicated that 25% of professionally licensed engineers in the South Atlantic region earned between $100,000 to $124,999.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Research November 15, 2016

How does your salary stack up?

Consulting engineers share information about compensation, accreditation, age, retirement goals, and business development via a national salary survey.

By Amara Rozgus and Amanda Pelliccione, Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Research October 26, 2016

Research, data, and a lot of numbers

Data, numbers, metrics—they all provide useful information to assist us in our jobs.

By Amara Rozgus, Editor-in-Chief
Research October 14, 2016

Electrical, power in industrial facilities

The Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Electrical and Power Study indicated that 56% of engineers specify, design, or make product selections for industrial/manufacturing facilities/warehouses.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Research October 12, 2016

2016 Commissioning Giants

Building commissioning providers are closely tracking the business, market, and technical trends that are influencing—and, in some cases, reshaping—their profession. At the top of the list are priorities that affect practical business decisions, both near-term and in the future.

By Diana Bjørnskov, Building Commissioning Association, Beaverton, Ore.
When looking toward the future of lighting design in hospitals and health care facilities, engineers are most concerned about changes to codes/regulation/standards, designing for energy conservation/efficiency, and keeping up with new/changing technologie
Research August 22, 2016

Lighting in hospitals, health care facilities

Lighting and lighting control findings as they relate to hospital and health care facility projects.

By CFE Media
Figure 2: Detection systems—such as fire, smoke, heat, and linear detection—dampers, and related products are most commonly specified into government and military projects. Courtesy: Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Research July 18, 2016

Fire, life safety in government, military facilities

Half of respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Fire and Life Safety Study specify, design, or make product selections for government buildings and military facilities—and 86% of these engineers are responsible for determining requirements/writing specifications for these projects.

By CFE Media
Research June 1, 2016

Six electrical, power findings identify changes, struggles

Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Electrical and Power Study identified six high-level findings impacting the electrical and power industries today.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Figure 1: The average fire protection engineer has been involved with fire and life safety systems for 23 years. Courtesy: Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Fire and Life Safety Study
Research May 12, 2016

HVAC, BAS in educational facilities

More than half of respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 HVAC and Building Automation Systems (BAS) Study specify, design, or make product selections for educational facilities.

By Amanda Pelliccione, Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Research March 7, 2016

Seven trends in fire, life safety

Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Fire and Life Safety Study identified seven high-level findings.

By Amanda Pelliccione