About Us


Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CSE) is the industry's premier integrated engineering source for nonresidential building systems—written by Consulting Engineers for Consulting Engineers. CSE is a FREE qualified subscription currently received by more than 46,286 subscribers employed at Consulting, Engineering/Architectural, or Design-Build firms, or employed by in-house, corporate construction departments of a Fortune 500 company.

Whether it’s in print, online or an in-person event, CSE is your window—to the world of integrating mechanical/electrical systems for nonresidential construction projects. Subscribers to CSE are engineers designing and specifying all of the mechanical and electrical systems including the Automation and Controls, Electrical, HVAC, Lighting, Fire, Security & Life-Safety, and Communications, and Plumbing products for today’s Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Governmental and Public Utility buildings.

Engineers need thorough, relevant information during the building design and product/system specification stage to effectively integrate mechanical/electrical products and systems. Consulting-Specifying Engineer fulfills this need.

Mission: To be valued as a global leader in the development and sharingmercial, Industrial, Institutional, Governmental, and Public Utility building projects. Most importantly to be valued by the M/E/P engineering community as an advocate who is helping to advance the profession of engineering. 
Vision: Toto chief editor Michael Ivanovich at michael.ivanovich@reedbusiness.com .

Product of the Year
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
40 Under Forty: Get Recognized
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
MEP Giants Program
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
October 2018
Approaches to building engineering, 2018 Commissioning Giants, integrated project delivery, improving construction efficiency, an IPD primer, collaborative projects, NFPA 13 sprinkler systems.
September 2018
Power boiler control, Product of the Year, power generation,and integration and interoperability
August 2018
MEP Giants, lighting designs, circuit protection, ventilation systems, and more
Data Centers: Impacts of Climate and Cooling Technology
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
Safety First: Arc Flash 101
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
Critical Power: Hospital Electrical Systems
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
Data Center Design
Data centers, data closets, edge and cloud computing, co-location facilities, and similar topics are among the fastest-changing in the industry.
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