Southland Industries Awarded New Student Housing at California State University, San Bernardino

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 20:15

Garden Grove, CA

Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing engineering, construction, service and energy service solutions, was recently awarded the California State University, San Bernardino student housing project. In addition to Southland, the design-assist project team consists of Solomon Cordwell Buenz, CW Driver, Interface Engineering, and KPFF.

Spanning 168,875 square feet, Southland will be providing design-assist services for plumbing, HVAC, and kitchen systems during the preconstruction phase, as well as installation services for the HVAC and plumbing portions. The four story, 416-bed housing complex will provide double occupancy rooms, shared and gender neutral bathroom facilities, an administrative suite, as well as a communal space with a multipurpose kitchen and recreation and laundry facilities. The project also includes sustainable features, including extensive use of natural light and ventilation using large, low emission glazed operable windows in each room and energy efficient LED lightning with day lighting controls and occupancy sensors.

With a goal of LEED gold certification, the project’s construction phase is set to begin in July 2016 and be completed in December 2017. 

About Southland

Founded in 1949, Southland Industries is one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing innovative yet practical solutions through a holistic approach to building performance. Advocating a design-build-maintain model, Southland specializes in the design, construction, and service of mechanical, plumbing, fire protection, process piping, automation and controls systems, as well as comprehensive energy services needs. Offering standalone services as well as integrated solutions, Southland’s in-house experts remain connected, sharing knowledge and information in order to produce the results that have earned Southland its unmatched reputation as one of the top design-builders in the nation. As a company that has always prided itself on innovation and collaboration, Southland continues to pave the way as an industry leader in sustainability and energy efficiency so as to improve the way buildings are designed, built, and maintained. For information, please visit

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