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May
27
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Fire Protection Achieves Success through Teamwork

For fire protection, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to keeping customers safe. Each time we get a project, we start from scratch by designing a program that fits the needs of the client. The projects we take on begin with the opportunity—and from there it’s a team effort among Southland’s design engineers, project management team and installers.

Apr
30
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Green Globes Versus LEED

As a principal engineer for Southland, I am responsible for the design and modeling of energy efficient buildings. Working on LEED certified projects across the country for Southland, I have been exposed to a variety of facilities with different energy goals over the years and have been invited to speak at many national industry events regarding the design and modeling of energy efficient building systems. 

Apr
13
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Southland’s Unified Workflow

At Southland, we believe in efficiently using technology to implement a single model concept. Whenever we digitally construct a BIM model, our goal is to follow the philosophy of only drawing it once.

Mar
25
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Southland’s 2015 ASHRAE David C.J. Peters Scholarship Winner

As a former senior vice president of engineering, Dave Peters was one of Southland’s greatest contributors—not only in terms of technical innovation, but also for his passion for recruiting talented engineering students. After Dave passed away, the ASHRAE David C. J. Peters Scholarship in 2011 was created to honor his many accomplishments and dedication to rising young engineers. For several years now, this scholarship has been awarded to some of the industry’s most promising engineering students.

Mar
11
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A Proud Partnership with Delta Controls

This year, at the International Air Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition it was announced that Delta Controls won the ControlsTrends “Building Automation System of the Year” award. This does not surprise me, as I have worked with the Delta product for almost ten years and Southland Industries’ partnership with Delta has been in existence about a decade, too.

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