Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, August 8-14: NFPA 72, MEP Giants, industry M&A, more

Articles about NFPA 72, MEP Giants, industry M&A, LED for retrofit project, and LED lighting specifications are Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, August 8-14. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.

08/15/2016


Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Top 5 most read articles online, for Aug. 8-14 covered NFPA 72, MEP Giants, industry M&A, LED for retrofit project, and LED lighting specifications. Link to each article below.

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 2015 sets new record for industry M&A

Mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection (MEP/FP) engineering firms active among wave of dealmaking.

4. 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.

5. Your questions answered: LED lighting specifications

Additional information from the July 28 Lighting: LED specifications webcast includes details about color shift, American Medical Association recommendations, and lighting controls. Presenters Haley Darst and Richard Vedvik tackle multiple questions.

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on csemag.com, August 8-14, for articles published within the last two months.

Ksenia Avrakhova, production coordinator, CFE Media, kavrakhova@cfemedia.com.



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