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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.

Mar
14

Movers + Shapers: Lean and Mean

Article | Building Design + Construction
In the U.S., a core group of pioneers, including Southland’s Victor Sanvido, spent the better part of two decades adapting the principles of Lean from the manufacturing plant to the construction site. 

For more than two decades, the Lean Construction Institute has been championing the efforts of a growing contingent of design and construction firms committed to the mantra of ‘continuous improvement.’ 

Mar
12

Facebook building $2.5B Atlanta-area data center

Article | Construction Dive
Water plays a critical role in data center cooling solutions, especially when energy efficiency is a priority, according to Southland Engineering’s Mike Kilkeary.

Jan
26

Will the New Solar Tariffs Hurt the Microgrid Industry? Yes and No

Article | Microgrid Knowledge
Southland Energy’s Maureen MacDonald shares the impact of the new solar tariffs and how it will play a role in the near term for the US solar industry.

Jan
15

ENR Southwest’s 2018 Top Young Professionals

Article | ENR

Southland Industries’ Corey Wallace was recently named as one of Top Young Professionals for ENR Southwest. Wallace serves as a fire protection engineer for all of Southland’s divisions throughout the US. He oversees a group of engineers and designers, providing strategic and operational direction to his company and clients.

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