Articles

Aug
23

Starting Point: Henderson Hospital

Article | Healthcare Design Magazine
Henderson Hospital, part of The Valley Health System (VHS; Las Vegas) is – by design and location – a landmark in Henderson, NV. Opening in October 2016, it’s the first tenant at Union Village a 151-acre integrated health village, where services – including inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, home health, senior living, and wellness – will be collocated alongside residential and retail components.

Jul
26

The Agonies of Building Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Article | ENR

Though the essence of the original design remains, some details have changed for the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Southland Industries’ Chris Skoug explain how one early on redesign saved 500-tons of ductwork and $8 million in labor and material costs for the two million square foot stadium.

 
Jun
29

10 Aspects to Consider for Data Center Clients

Article | CSE Magazine
Southland Industries’ Mark Kosin recently discussed the most important aspects data center owners should consider; everything from energy efficiency and maintainability to scalability and design tolerances.

Jun
23

High Expectations for High-Performance Buildings

Article | CSE Magazine

Southland Industries’ Richard Holzer joined a panel of industry experts to discuss the intricacies and complexity of high-performance buildings and how they can apply their consulting-specifying knowledge specifically towards the HVAC aspects of these projects.

Jun
19

Southland Industries Deals with Difficult Codes for New Mixed-Use Vegas Facility

Article | PM Engineer
Southland Industries’ Corey Wallace recently discussed the complex code requirements for Downtown Summerlin, a mixed-use urban center that includes 1.6 million square feet of retail, entertainment, commercial, and residential space just 15 miles of the Las Vegas strip.

Jun
12

Leveraging Building Analytics to Optimize Energy Savings Performance Contracts

Article | The Military Engineer
Southland Industries’ Ken Robinson discussed the recent technological advancement of building analytics within the building automation industry and how building analytics can plan an important role in maximizing the benefits of an Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) in area ranging from project development to savings preservation.

May
24

Check into Hotel, Motel, Resort High-Tech Designs: Electrical/Lighting/Power and Fire/Life Safety

Article | CSE Magazine

Southland Industries’ Steve Mulcahy joined a panel of industry experts to discuss how challenging it is to deliver unique design concepts and ensure these structures are in compliance specifically in regards to electrical/lighting/power and fire/life safety.

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Mar
10

Challenges in Aging Healthcare Infrastructure

Article | Engineering Systems Magazine
Southland Industries’ Russel Ashcroft, Jim Begley, and Joshua Fait recently discussed the challenges faced due to aging infrastructure within the healthcare industry. Changing laws, advanced technologies, and an aging population are just a few factors driving the cost consciousness of the healthcare industry today.

Mar
01

Engineering Change

Article | In Business Magazine
Southland Engineering launched recently from its parent Southland Industries, one of the nation’s largest MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) building systems experts, with a vision to bring an integrated approach to a discipline that traditionally operates in siloes.

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.

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