News

Aug
16

To Fearlessness & Innovation: Cheers to the CIO 100 Tech Leaders!

Article | Workspot
Israel Sumano, Southland Industries' Senior Director of Infrastructure Services, encapsulates the qualities of modern IT leaders. He was instrumental in leading his organization down a path that significantly contributed to the company's digital transformation: Virtual GPU workstations in the cloud. If you're familiar with traditional Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), you can only imagine the level of fearlessness that Israel needed to muster to make that bold leap! After all, CAD and BIM professionals are the most demanding end users on the planet, writes Brad Peterson.  

Aug
09

SOUTHLAND INDUSTRIES RANKS 16th AMONG TOP 100 MEP GIANTS

Garden Grove, CA

Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CFE) today announced Southland Industries as the 16th-ranked 2018 MEP Giant. The 100 engineering firms distinguished by this prestigious award are recognized in the August 2018 issue, highlighted online at http://www.csemag.com/giants, and honored at a dinner and networking awards event in Chicago in October.  

Jul
17

What is the difference between a microgrid and a smart grid?

Article | InBuilding Magazine

The term “smart grid” is often used as a generic term when discussing how technology is impacting the creation and use of energy, but it’s somewhat vague. Technology affects energy use in many ways and at many levels, and the phrase “smart grid” is not meaningful to most building owners. However, a related concept, the microgrid, is something that owners and property managers should become familiar with. So what do these terms actually mean? Southland Energy’s Ken Robinson explains.

May
18

Exploring complex hotels, resorts, and casinos: Automation and controls

Article | CSEMAG
Today's high-end hotel tower suites are designed to optimize comfort and simplify the overall guest experience, but the technology behind them is increasingly complex, explains Matt Dolan, Senior Design Engineer, Southland Industries, Las Vegas.

 
May
17

Patient Priorities: Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center

Article | Building Design + Construction

Building Design + Construction recently highlighted the completion of the 390,000-square-foot Cleveland Clinic Taussig Center, for which Southland Industries provided design-assist services.

When design-assist contractors for mechanical, electrical, and fire protection were selected, they immediately began working with the design team to evaluate the early MEPFP models for cost and constructability. The final construction cost resulted in an overall savings to the owner of $21 million, $17 million of which was directly attributed to the collaborative efforts of the design and construction team. 

May
01

Dealing With the Deferred Maintenance Challenge

Article | College Planning and Management
Taking a life-cycle-focused approach to planning and prioritizing deferred maintenance needs, including those for equipment, can have a tremendous impact, according to Spencer Morgenthau, director of business development for Southland Energy. 

 
May
01

SOUTHLAND INDUSTRIES RECOGNIZED BY CIO AS ONE OF THE CIO 100 AWARD WINNERS


Honorees receive award during CIO 100 Symposium & Awards Ceremony

Garden Grove, CA

IDG's CIO  today announces Southland Industries as a recipient of the 2018 CIO 100. The 31th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology (IT).

Apr
30

3D Printing: The New Evolution of Rapid Prototyping

Article | CONEXPO-CON/AGG
Utilizing 3D printing technology can significantly reduce both the time and the cost associated with building multiple prototypes of prefabricated elements, according to Timothy J. Williams, Senior Project Manager, Southland Industries.

Apr
18

New Workloads, Cost Pressures Drive Up Data Center Power Densities

Article | Data Center Knowledge
As power densities in data halls continue to increase, so too does the demand for (and complexity of) the systems required to cool them, explains Mike Kilkeary, associate principal engineer at Southland Engineering. 

Apr
03

Central Plant Design: Three Factors to Consider

Article | HPAC Engineering

When it comes to designing a central plant, there are many factors to consider. Not only does the plant need to operate efficiently, but the equipment arrangement needs to be considered from both an initial construction and a future maintenance perspective.

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