Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles, December 28 to January 3: Engineering expectations in 2016, Smart college construction advice, more

Articles about engineering expectations in 2016; college building electrical, power, and lighting construction; college building sustainability and energy efficiency construction; NEC 2014 changes; and lighting system design were Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s five most clicked articles from last week, December 28 to January 3. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.

01/04/2016


Consulting-Specifying Engineer Top 5 most read articles online, for Dec. 28-Jan. 3, covered engineering expectations in 2016; college building electrical, power, and lighting construction; college building sustainability and energy efficiency construction; NEC 2014 changes; and lighting system design. Link to each article below.

1. What engineering firms can expect in 2016

Looking back at 2015 offers many opportunities for engineering firms in 2016. Here are eight trends we think you should be keeping an eye on and the messages to take away for your business.

2. Constructing college, university buildings wisely: Electrical, power, and lighting

Engineering mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection systems in colleges and universities requires designers to look toward the future of postsecondary education, and consider all aspects of a building and its occupants. Electrical and lighting systems are of key importance.

3. Constructing college, university buildings wisely: Sustainability and energy efficiency

Engineering mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection systems in colleges and universities requires designers to look toward the future of postsecondary education, and consider all aspects of a building and its occupants, including sustainable design.

4. Reviewing, analyzing NEC 2014 changes

Changes in and additions to the NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) have a significant impact on commercial and industrial facilities.

5. Lighting system design

Lighting designers must consider eight key factors when specifying lighting systems for nonresidential buildings. In addition to considering the type of lighting fixture (LED, fluorescent, etc.), they must also take into account daylighting, lighting controls, codes and standards, and other factors.

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on csemag.com, December 28 to January 3, for articles published within the last two months.

- Ksenia Avrakhova, production coordinator, CFE Media, ksia94@gmail.com.



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