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Mar
30
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Creating Lean Initiative

Tags: Lean

Continuously implementing a strong lean culture in each division has always been a top priority for Southland. We find that our projects are more successful and our employees are safer. Although Southland’s culture has always had lean concepts embedded into it, there is always room for improvement.

Mar
16
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Utilizing Mechanical and Cultural Training Sessions to Provide Facility Optimization

Facility optimization is more than just innovative building management solutions. When it comes down to it, having an open line of communication among maintenance and operations personnel and facility operators is vital for a building’s performance.

Mar
02
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Southland Expands with Architecture Department

With recent growth in Southland’s engineering capabilities, the addition of an in-house architecture department has been welcomed into the Phoenix, Arizona office.  The architecture group will support local and national projects as part of Southland’s strategy to provide a complete, full-service, collective, and innovative design approach.

Feb
17
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The Five Minute Foreman

The Five Minute Foreman, authored by Mark Breslin, provides foremen with the tools and time to grow and succeed in the field.  Having spoken to many union members, one of Southland’s own suggested the book be a part of a foreman's training for all trade persons. 

Feb
03
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Capturing VirginiaSAVES Dollars for Capital Maintenance Needs

On September 2, 2015, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a $20 million program to improve energy efficiency in Virginia. The VirginiaSAVES program is designed to reduce the cost of qualified energy efficiency projects through repurposing of unused Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds assigned to the commonwealth in 2009.

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