Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, September 25-October 1: Harmonics and VFDs, arc flash mitigation, designing generator sets, and more.

Harmonics and VFDs, arc flash mitigation, designing generator sets, MEP Giants and boiler selection basics were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, September 18-24. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.


Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, September 25-October 1Consulting-Specifying Engineer's top 5 most read articles online, for September 25-October 1, covered harmonics and VFDs, arc flash mitigation, designing generator sets, MEP Giants and boiler selection basics. Link to each article below.

1. Your questions answered: Harmonics and VFDs

Questions not answered during the Sept. 12 webcast are addressed here.

2. The basics of arc flash mitigation

Electrical engineers must understand the codes, standards, and design requirements when engineering for arc flash mitigation.

3. Your questions answered: Design and installation considerations for generator sets

Responses to questions not answered during the Sept. 13 webcast are answered here.

4. MEP Giants revenue increases, along with staffing concerns

The 2017 MEP Giants gross revenue increased as compared with last year, likely due to company mergers and larger and more varied projects. MEP/FP design revenue also increased.

5. Back to basics: Boiler selection

Boiler codes and design standards provide the basic guidelines for boiler application, design, construction, and operations.

This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on, September 25-October 1, for articles published within the last two months.

Sierra Grayson, Production Coordinator, CFE Media,

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