Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, September 4-10: ASHRAE, developing a circuit schedule, MEP Giants, and more

ASHRAE, developing a circuit schedule, MEP Giants, LEDs, and HVAC codes and standards were Consulting-Specifying Engineer's five most clicked articles from last week, September 4-10. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.


Consulting-Specifying Engineer's top 5 most read articles online, for September 4-10, covered ASHRAE, developing a circuit schedule, MEP Giants, LEDs, and HVAC codes and standards. Link to each article below.Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Articles, September 4-10

1. ASHRAE 62.1: uncommon calculations, approaches

ASHRAE Standard 62.1 is best known for its regulation of the amount of ventilation air delivered to each space by HVAC systems through its ventilation-rate procedure approach to system design. ASHRAE 62.1 offers many calculations and performance approaches.

2. Developing a circuit schedule

Circuit protection, as defined by NFPA 70: National Electrical Code, can be interpreted in many ways, depending on building load and use. Electrical engineers should design a circuit schedule that can be used on the project.

3. 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.

4. Your questions answered: Lighting: Designing lighting systems with LEDs

The Aug. 17, 2017, “Lighting: Designing lighting systems with LEDs” webcast presenters addressed questions not covered during the live event.

5. Four strategies for implementing ASHRAE 62.1 in HVAC systems

There’s room in ASHRAE 62.1 to improve energy efficiency in a commercial ventilation system.

This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on, September 4-10, for articles published within the last two months.

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