ES Insights

Engineered Systems Blog
When just updating the news isn't quite enough -- The ES editorial staff, columnists, and other friends of the magazine weigh in here with passing thoughts, a news item that deserves a boost, follow-up on articles in the magazine, and possibly the occasional rant.

Sneezes more sinister than previously thought

May 12, 2014
As this PolicyMic article explains, MIT researchers have been looking into the real travel capabilities of a typical unblocked sneeze.
Read More

ControlTrends Awards: Red Carpets, Winners, and Rockettes

April 30, 2014
It wasn't all snow and vendor booths on the first day of the 2014 AHR Expo in New York.
Read More

In-House-Savings

Decreased energy usage seems to be making itself right at home in residential. What should that mean for commercial?
April 23, 2014
A recent Associated Press article noted that the average residential power usage for 2013 is turning out somewhere around 10,800 kWh.
Read More

More Specifics On Our AHR Event

Who's on first, and what are we talking about?
February 25, 2014
We submitted our event overview for AIA credits a few days ago, so I thought I'd get some more mileage out of our professional blurb-writing and share an overview with you as we get ready for "Planning Your Cooling In Critical Facilities" coming to the AHR Expo free of charge on Wednesday, January 22.
Read More

Editor’s welcome (also, ES notes an award-winning alumnus)

December 23, 2013
A big thanks for taking a minute and stopping by the new blog
Read More

DCIM, DOAS, maybe LEED?

Pull up a pixel and pick an acronym, any acronym …
December 23, 2013
How many blogs are there? I would suggest one too many if I am now contributing to one.
Read More

Michaels Energy - Easy fix for wasteful steam systems

Thermostatic radiator valves could provide a welcome boost
January 23, 2013
In an age when a three-year-old cell phone is considered to be obsolete, steam heating systems, which are often well over 50 years old, get no respect.
Read More

Bigger Market Forces at Play

August 10, 2011
What was I thinking?
Read More

Figuring the Market

August 4, 2011
Where is the market going? Recent weeks have seen the release of three significant white papers on growth in data centers. All have received pretty wide attention in the trade press and even in national media.
Read More

Article 708 and Other Safety Issues

July 28, 2011
Today's webinar highlighted the interest in safety. Confusion remains.
Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

ES Gallery: Snapshots & Systems

Check out highlights from projects featured in our magazine this year!
3/25/14 2:00 pm EST

Improving Cooling and PUE in Existing Data Centers

On-Demand This webinar will provide cost-effective practical tips and feasible retrofit solutions that can be implemented in operational data centers to address some cooling issues and improve energy efficiency.

Engineered Systems Magazine

ES July 2014 cover

2014 July

Check out the July 2014 issue of Engineered Systems, with features on chiller retrofits in health care facilities, building automation, and much more!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Data Collection

Following Paul Ehrlich's BAS column, what describes your team's performance with data collection, normalization/storage, and analytics/reporting?
View Results Poll Archive

THE ENGINEERED SYSTEMS STORE

The_Green_Energy_Management
The Green Energy Management Book

Learn from our experts how to evaluate job opportunities, market your services, sell a Walk-through Survey, target areas for an Energy Audit, calculate energy savings, do retrofit work, and win continuing contracts for retrofit work.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas Research ImageWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Tomorrow's Environment Podcast

This series from longtime columnist and chronic forward-thinker Howard McKew covers a lot of ground -- from retrocommissioning to systems training, on toward checklists for drawings and tips for meeting minutes. Click HERE to be taken to the podcast page!

STAY CONNECTED

new Facebook icon Twitter icon YouTube iconLinkedIn icon  Google+