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Research July 20, 2015

2015 Fire and Life Safety Study: Fire and life safety in hospitals, health care facilities

More than half of fire protection engineers specify, design, or make product selections for hospitals and health care facilities. Through the 2015 Fire and Life Safety Study, Consulting-Specifying Engineer identified four key findings on hospital and health care facility projects.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Research June 29, 2015

HVAC and BAS study: Comparable trends between small and large firms

Below are a few key comparisons between small and large engineering firms that specify HVAC and building automation systems (BAS).

By Amanda Pelliccione
Research May 26, 2015

2015 Electrical and Power Study: Seven key findings for the electrical, power industries

Respondents to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 Electrical and Power Study identified seven high-level findings impacting the electrical and power industries today.

By Amanda Pelliccione, Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Figure 1: The number of air conditioning units far outweighed the number of variable refrigerant flow (VRF) systems in 2014. Courtesy: IHS
Research May 7, 2015

VRF market presents dilemma for engineers

Market report shows that the market for VRF systems in the U.S. has grown only marginally.

By Omar Talpur, market analyst, IHS Building Technologies, Austin, Texas
Research May 6, 2015

2014 Lighting and Lighting Controls Study: Lighting in office buildings

Read about these five key findings from the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2014 Lighting and Lighting Controls Study.

By Amanda Pelliccione, CFE Media
Research February 18, 2015

2014 Electrical, Power Study: Seven key findings

According to the data in this report, inadequate budgets and keeping up with frequent codes and standards updates for electrical and power systems design are continuous challenges that aren't expected to change anytime soon.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Research December 15, 2014

2014 HVAC and Building Automation Systems Study: Seven key findings

According to the data in this report, half of HVAC and building automation products specified by engineering firms for new and existing buildings are valued at more than $1 million, compared to 59% in 2013 and 47% in 2012.

By Amanda Pelliccione, CFE Media
Research November 19, 2014

Fire and life safety: Six trends that matter to engineers

Consulting-Specifying Engineer sees the following as the six most important high-level findings impacting the fire and life safety industry today.

By Consulting-Specifying Engineer
Research October 20, 2014

Cx Giants make their mark

The 2014 Commissioning Giants had several new entries this year. The 15 firms reported a total of more than $351 million in revenue dedicated to commissioning new buildings or retro-commissioning existing buildings.

By Amara Rozgus and Amanda McLeman, Consulting-Specifying Engineer
In July 2014, Consulting-Specifying Engineer surveyed its audience members responsible for decisions related to the design of lighting and lighting control products within their organizations. The 2014 Lighting and Lighting Controls study asked key questi
Research September 22, 2014

Six engineering trends in the lighting industry

In July 2014, Consulting-Specifying Engineer surveyed its audience members responsible for decisions related to the design of lighting and lighting control products within their organizations. The 2014 Lighting and Lighting Controls study asked key questions on specifying lighting and lighting controls, including annual revenue, products specified, and challenges engineers are facing.

By Amanda McLeman, Consulting-Specifying Engineer