Consulting-Specifying Engineer Presents the 2016 Product of the Year Winners
Oak Brook, Ill. September 15, 2016 — Consulting-Specifying Engineer has announced the 2016 Product of the Year winners. These 47 individual products—selected by the print and digital audience of Consulting-Specifying Engineer—were culled from a large field of finalists by qualified engineers and building professionals who specify products and systems for nonresidential facilities.
Products were released in the 2015 calendar year, nominated in February 2016, and voted on by readers starting in April 2016. Winners of the 12th annual Consulting-Specifying Engineer Product of the Year awards included electrical and power systems and technologies, HVAC systems, lighting and lighting controls, plumbing and water management, and a host of other cutting-edge products.
All winners appear in the September 2016 print issue and digital edition of Consulting-Specifying Engineer. Full information about each winning product is at www.csemag.com/POY.
Product categories include air movement, dehumidification, humidification; apps for engineers; BAS, controls, energy management; chillers; electrical distribution; emergency, onsite, standby power; fire, life safety, mass notification; fuses, breakers, circuit protection; HVAC/R; lighting and luminaires; lighting controls; plumbing and water management; software: design, modeling, analysis; test instruments, meters, data loggers; and variable frequency drives, variable speed drives.
Wireless receptacle controls
The WattStopper Wireless Receptacle Controls (WRC) series is an easy, low-cost retrofit solution for a simple-to-implement plug load control solution. The benefits and features include a choice of 15- and 20-amp receptacles, simple auto-on/auto-off receptacle control, NEMA-approved labeling, convenient override and testing capability, and works with all WattStopper sensors and power packs.plug load controls, as it uses radio frequency technology and works with existing line-voltage wiring. It helps meet new ASHRAE 90.1 and California Title 24 requirements to switch off selected receptacles. The products are ideal in a variety of applications including commercial offices, classrooms, conference rooms, copy rooms, and any other space that requires
Low-voltage outdoor sensor
WattStopper FSP-201 low-voltage outdoor occupancy and daylight sensors maximize safety and security for areas, such
as parking facilities, gas stations, pedestrian pathways, and warehouses. The sensors also simplify compliance with the latest ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2010/International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) (2012) and California Title 24 (2013) garage and outdoor lighting control requirements. Sensors are easy to specify, install, and setup. A handheld, wireless configuration tool simplifies ladder-free configuration and stores up to six sensor parameter profiles. A choice of four lenses ensures complete coverage for mounting heights up to 40 ft, making the sensor suitable for virtually any application.
For more information, visit WattStopper; Legrand, North America, www.legrand.us/wattstopper