Media tagged with "BIM"


Improving Safety with Building Information Modeling Technology

Tags: BIM, Safety

Article | Constructor Magazine
Southland’s Kevin Dunn explains how BIM technology can be used to identify and eliminate risks before they occur on jobsites.


New Technologies Streamline Southland Industries’ Work

Tags: BIM, Constructibility, Collaboration

Article | SMACNA

“Tools such as Autodesk’s Collaboration for Revit takes building information modeling (BIM) to the next level and allow the entire project team to work together in a web-hosted environment,” said Southland’s Las Vegas Division BIM and Constructability Leader Brandon Zeleniak. “Our ability to do reporting over an entire project has increased significantly. Project set-up time has decreased. Collaboration workflow is better.”


Clash Detection: Steps on How to Streamline the BIM Clash Resolution Process

Tags: BIM, Engineering

Article | Plumbing Engineer  (October 2016)
Autodesk Navisworks (formerly known as JetStream has become the most commonly used clash detection software in today’s U.S. construction and design-build industry.


Union Village: Applying BIM/3-D Integrated Workflow

Tags: BIM, Healthcare, Engineering

Article | Healthcare Design Magazine  (August 2016)
One challenge the UHS Henderson Hospital team encountered at the outset of the project, an in-progress building that’s part of the Union Village health village in Henderson, Nevada, was how to allocate optimal time for design in order to meet the customer’s vision, without compromising the scheduled time allotted for the field to complete construction.


12 Ways to Improve your Revit Plumbing Template

Tags: MEP, BIM, CAD, Engineering

Article | Plumbing Engineer (June 2016)
This year marks a decade since Autodesk expanded its Revit platform to include MEP disciplines. At the time, Revit was already a viable and user-friendly design tool for architects, but many plumbing engineers quickly realized that the transition to Revit MEP, and ultimately the lead from CAD to BIM, would prove to be a challenge.


6th Annual NOSHE Conference

Tags: Health Care, BIM

Key Center Marriot | Cleveland, Ohio
Southland Industries’ Katherine Copeland and the team of the Cleveland Clinic project will be presenting on ‘Collaboration in Healthcare Design: Getting out of Our Silos.’ 


Technology's Growing Role in Project Management

Tags: BIM, Thought Leadership

Article | Contracting Business (February 2016)
As our industry demands the constructions of larger and more complex projects in shorter durations than ever before, it is increasingly critical for project management to embrace enhanced technologies. Gone are the days of giving a hard set of drawings to the field and checking in periodically to walk the job. 


Southland Industries Awarded San Francisco International Airport Terminal

Tags: Northern California, Design-Build, LEED Platinum, BIM

Union City, 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 Terminal One Boarding Area B reconstruction project at the San Francisco International Airport. In conjunction with joint venture partners Austin Commercial and Webcor, the design-build project team includes HKS Architects and Cupertino Electric.

Press Release

Southland Industries Names Richard Holzer Managing Principal Engineer of Southern California Division

Tags: Engineering, Southern California, BIM, LEED AP

Garden Grove, CA (2015)
Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing engineering, construction, service and energy solutions, recently welcomed Richard Holzer as the managing principal engineer of the company’s Southern California Division.

Press Release

Optimize 3-D BIM Models Using a Unified Workflow

Tags: BIM, Unified Workflow, Design-Assist, Design-Build

Article | Construction Executive (January 2015)
A properly executed 3-D BIM model adds value to every aspect of a construction project, including improving safety, accelerating the schedule and reducing budget. However, it is not something that can be performed by a consultant alone and then passed off to a contractor to re-model for shop drawing development and installation.