Get shovel-ready for the new economy

Even if the recession is really over, the commercial construction industry is far from recovery. But the market will come back.

12/16/2009


View the full story, including all images and figures, in our monthly digital edition
Dec. 2009 shovel
Even if the recession is really over, the commercial construction industry is far from recovery. But the market will come back. When it does, engineering firms and engineers need to be shovel-ready. In this inaugural Thought Leaders collection of essays, empanelled engineers and industry professionals provide guidance and resources for helping you get ready for the new economy.

2009 Thought Leaders

 

Engineering for the unknown

By Rob Barrick, PE, LEED AP, Smith Seckman Reid Inc.

Rediscovering the joy of engineering
By David Sellers, PE, Facility Dynamics Engineering

Energy policy: The view from Washington

By Robert Cavey, Global Strategy Initiative

Make a splash about water

By John Koeller, PE, Koeller & Co.

The light at the end of the tunnel

By Joseph M. "Jody" Good, III, LC, FIES, IALD, LEED AP, Spectrum Engineers

Redefining the role of electrical engineers

By Keith Lane, PE, RCDD, LC, LEED AP, Lane Coburn & Assocs.

Trends and positioning for fire protection engineers

By Ray Grill, PE, FSFPE, Arup



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.
May 2018
40 Under 40 winners, fire and life safety, performance-based designs, and more
April 2018
VRFs, lighting controls, BIM coordination, and more
March 2018
Sizing water pipes, ASHRAE 90.1, recovering waste heat, 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.
click me