News

May
01

Practical & Tactical Safety

Article | Construction Business Owner
In a recent cover story for Construction Business Owner, Southland Industries’ Henry Nutt III and Dodge Data & Analytics reveal the top three safety factors affecting teams today.

Apr
05

Our Industry is Broken

Article | Consulting-Specifying Engineer

When the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry is compared to others, it is clear that we are behind on major advancements and safety protocols. Over 70 percent of projects within the AEC industry are over budget or delivered behind schedule, or both, explains Southland Engineering’s Erin Miller.

Apr
03

Process-Driven Facility Designed to Optimize Office, Fabrication Spaces

Article | Facility Executive

“As a company that has always prided itself on innovation and collaboration, we were craving high-performance work and fabrication spaces that could serve to enhance our commitment to integrated solutions, our design-build-maintain model, and an environment that serves our most important asset: our people,” said Southland Industries’ vice president and division leader Payman Farrokhyar.

Mar
28

Southland Energy Breaks Ground on Phase 2 Energy Savings Performance Contract at Fort Riley

Fort Riley, KS
Fort Riley, home of the Army’s 1st Infantry Division, collaborated with Southland Energy and the U.S Army Engineering and Support Center to develop and implement energy conservation measures to reduce energy consumption and enhance resiliency. The $25 million second phase energy project will upgrade 165 facilities totaling 3.7 million square feet. Improvements include LED lighting (interior and exterior), water fixtures, HVAC, controls, expanding the existing Energy Management Control System (EMCS), infrared heating system upgrades, direct exchange system coil treatment and restoration, building envelope improvements, and retro-commissioning.

Mar
03

Virtual Reality: The 3-D Solution to an Engineer’s 2-D Problem

Article | Propmodo
Virtual reality (VR) has proved useful to a wide range of applications in architecture, medicine and, of course, the ever-growing gaming industry. The next industry poised for transformation thanks to VR is the design-build industry, explains Mehran Salehi, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Analyst at Southland Industries.

Mar
01

Leaning into Construction Safety

Article | Occupational Health & Safety

What makes operating a site under Lean principles different and inherently safer than other sites is the active role that each team member takes, along with the understanding that all voices have equal representation when it comes to creating a project flow that maximizes value and minimizes waste, explains Henry Nutt, Sheet Metal General Superintendent at Southland Industries.

Feb
06

Built to Outlast: The Future of Design is Flexible

Article | Propmodo

Engineers have found that there are many ways to keep a building adaptable in the future. Lincon Saki, Principal Engineer at Southland Industries, explains how 3D modeling enables building owners to make rapid changes and decisions without increasing risks.

Feb
04

Trends and Technology

Article | Partners in Progress
Updates in training are important and ensure that union craftspeople will be ready to go on jobs where the latest technology and lean practices are in play, explain Southland Industries’ Henry Nutt and Alan Blomgren.

Feb
01

Combined Heat and Power: CHP Systems Offer Energy Efficiency at the Source

Article | Healthcare Facilities Today
From damage caused by extreme weather events to cyberattacks, utility service disruptions pose significant risks to facility managers in today’s connected world, explains Southland Energy’s John Campbell.

Feb
01

Best Practices to Help Improve System Security

Article | Control Engineering
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities can affect our everyday lives. With increased connectivity between different devices, it’s critical to implement additional cybersecurity measures, explains Southland Energy’s Ken Robinson. 

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