Articles

Dec
26

Design with IAQ in Mind

Article | ACHR News  (December 2016)

Poor IAQ is a major concern for both American citizens and the U.S. economy, because it can impact the health comfort, and productivity of building occupants. Inadequate ventilations, chemical contamination, microbial contamination, and other common IAQ problems can contribute to an unhealthy indoor environment.

Dec
05

Washington Museum is a Masterpiece in Design Collaboration

Article | Contractor Magazine  (December 2016)
Southland Industries’ Mike Miller shares the design-assist work that Southland performed for the newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Oct
19

Top 600 Specialty Contractors Had a Good Year

Article | ENR  (October 2016)
Southland Industries’ CEO, Ted Lynch, provides his insight as to why markets are growing, margins are up, and specialty contractors increasingly are being acknowledged as partners on projects. 

Oct
11

Building an Energy Efficient Healthcare Facility

Article | Heathcare Facilities Today  (October 2016)
In 2008, St. Jude Medical Center Hospital in Fullerton, California, assembled a team to build an energy efficient patient care tower.

Oct
03

Coordination and Efficiency: Hallmarks of St. Luke’s Campus Construction

Article | ASHE  (Fall 2016)
Any multifaceted task requires an effective process or workflow to achieve a successful outcome. To read more, click here

Oct
03

Clash Detection: Steps on How to Streamline the BIM Clash Resolution Process

Article | Plumbing Engineer  (October 2016)
Autodesk Navisworks (formerly known as JetStream has become the most commonly used clash detection software in today’s U.S. construction and design-build industry.

Aug
31

Union Village: Applying BIM/3-D Integrated Workflow

Article | Healthcare Design Magazine  (August 2016)
One challenge the UHS Henderson Hospital team encountered at the outset of the project, an in-progress building that’s part of the Union Village health village in Henderson, Nevada, was how to allocate optimal time for design in order to meet the customer’s vision, without compromising the scheduled time allotted for the field to complete construction.

Aug
11

Dan Heichelbech Named President of TCM Corp.

Article | Contractor Magazine  (August 2016)
TCM Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Southland Industries and a leading mechanical contractor in the Pacific Northwest, announced the appointment of Dan Heichelbech as the company’s president.

Aug
09

Green Data Centers: Design to Operation

Article | Mission Critical  (August 2016)
The velocity of data growth in combination with today’s cloud-centric environment is driving the development of new data centers seemingly every day.

Jul
25

HVAC’s Role in Net-Zero Buildings

Article | ACHR News 
Heating and cooling systems are key players in net-zero-energy building projects. Net-zero-energy buildings (NZEBs) employ the latest materials, technologies, practices, and controls in order to not only minimize energy use, but also produce as much or more energy than the building consumes.

 

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