Put your finger on the pulse of the commercial building industry with our new section called the Pulse. Whether you're tweeting on Twitter.com, blogging about the green real estate market, or shortening your URLs, here's a few links, resources, and tips for how to stay current and connected with the ever-changing market.


CSE Webcast Archive
IBC Seismic and Wind Load Compliance for Non-Structural Components
. 1 LU/PDH; 0.1 CEU

The Magnificent Seven: Top Tips from Top Mission Critical Designers . 1.5 LU/PDH; 0.15 CEU
Visit www.csemag.com/webcast to view a complete list of on-demandCSE webcasts.



Try HootSuite--

Use Twitter more efficiently and effectively with built-in utilities for shortening URLs, sharing files, tracking tweet statistics, following keywords, and pre-scheduling your tweets. Oh-and it's free.


Shorten your URLs


Shorten long URLs for publication and to insert into e-mail messages and tweets.


3To Follow @twitter


Perfect Power is the Twitter home of the Galvin Electricity Initiative, leading a campaign to create a Perfect Power system.

Engineering expert witness services in intellectual property, product liability, and personal injury matters.


Schirmer Engineering, an Aon Global company, develops innovative and economical solutions to fire protection, life safety, security, and building code related issues.




Michael Ivanovich, Editor-in-Chief

Give and Take www.csemag.com/blogs
Steve Del Percio, LEED APGreen Real Estate Law Journal www.greenrealestatelaw.com
David Sellers, PEA Field Guide for Engineers www.csemag.com/blogs


Interactive Poll Results

December 2009 Poll Results

What is your perspective on MEP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing) engineering jobs for 2010?

Visit www.csemag.com to answer this month's poll.



ASHRAE 2010 Winter Virtual Conference


Jan. 25 to 28




The Virtual Energy Forum


Jan. 27 to 28




Energy Star for Engineers Webcast


Feb. 18, 2 p.m.




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The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
Exploring fire pumps and systems; Lighting energy codes; Salary survey; Changes to NFPA 20
How to use IPD; 2017 Commissioning Giants; CFDs and harmonic mitigation; Eight steps to determine plumbing system requirements
2017 MEP Giants; Mergers and acquisitions report; ASHRAE 62.1; LEED v4 updates and tips; Understanding overcurrent protection
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IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
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Automation Engineer; Wood Group
System Integrator; Cross Integrated Systems Group
Fire & Life Safety Engineer; Technip USA Inc.
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
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This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
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