Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, August 22-28: transformer inrush current, LED for retrofit projects, top MEP considerations, more

Articles about transformer inrush current, LED for retrofit projects, top MEP considerations, NFPA 72, and MEP Giants revenue shifts are Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, August 22-28. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.

08/29/2016


Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Top 5 most read articles online, for Aug. 22-28 covered transformer inrush current, LED for retrofit projects, top MEP considerations, NFPA 72, and MEP Giants revenue shifts. Link to each article below.

1. Managing increased transformer inrush current

The Department of Energy's 2016 efficiency standards change transformer efficiency requirements.

2. Is an LED right for your next retrofit project?

Building owners are asking lighting designers and electrical engineers to help them save on energy costs, and replacing fluorescent, HID, or other lights with LEDs is in high demand.

3. Top MEP considerations when designing for elevator systems

Designing multistory buildings requires architectural teams to carefully plan elevator systems that meet current safety standards as well as address the unique needs of the space. This whitepaper will discuss mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection considerations for designing a safe and efficient elevator system.

4. Define NFPA 72-2016 changes

NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code has undergone a lot of updates. Here's a look at the 2016 edition.

5. MEP Giants revenue shifts

The 2016 MEP Giants gross revenue increased compared to last year, most likely due to company mergers and larger and more varied projects. MEP/FP design revenue decreased.

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on csemag.com, August 22-28, for articles published within the last two months.

Ksenia Avrakhova, production coordinator, CFE Media, kavrakhova@cfemedia.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.
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
July 2018
Integrating electrical and HVAC systems, emerging trends in fire, life safety, ASHRAE 90.4
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.
click me