Media tagged with "Energy"

Sep
18

What California’s Microgrid Bill Means to the State – and Everybody Else

Tags: Microgrid, Energy, Legislation

Article | Microgrid Knowledge
California’s recent passage of microgrid legislation is a good indicator that other states will soon follow suit, but challenges lie ahead in standardizing the connection between a microgrid and the larger grid, explains Southland Energy’s Ken Robinson. 

 
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Jul
25

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

Tags: Microgrid, Smart grid, Technology, Energy

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.

Article
Jul
24

Energy Exchange and the Better Buildings Summit 2018

Tags: Energy, Modeling, Efficiency, Analytics

Huntington Convention Center
Cleveland, Ohio

Southland Energy will be among leaders from the federal, private, education, and state and local government sectors who will convene to accelerate the adoption of energy and water efficiency, integrated resilience, emerging and secure technologies, and replicable renewable energy solutions.

Southland Energy Booth #523

To register or to learn more, click here

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Event
Feb
01

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

Tags: Energy, Solar, Microgrid

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.

Article
Jun
19

Leveraging Building Analytics to Optimize Energy Savings Performance Contracts

Tags: ESPC, Energy, Analytics

Article | The Military Engineer
Southland Industries’ Ken Robinson discussed the recent technological advancement of building analytics within the building automation industry and how building analytics can plan an important role in maximizing the benefits of an Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) in area ranging from project development to savings preservation.

Article
Mar
22

Southland Energy Awarded Union City Energy Efficiency Project

Tags: Energy, Solar, Northern California

Union City, CA
Southland Energy, a division of Southland Industries was recently awarded the Union City energy efficiency project in Union City, California.

Press Release
Apr
11

Thermal Energy Storage Tank Addition at Chaffey College

Tags: Educational Facilities, Engineering, Energy

Article | HPAC Engineering (April 2016)
Chaffey College is served by a central plant consisting of 1,200 tons of cooling capacity provided by two centrifugal chillers and 10,800 MBH of heating hot water capacity provided by six boilers. To improve operational efficiency and boost cooling and heating capacity, Chaffey commissioned an expansion of the central plant, which was developed under an plan/spec delivery method and executed by an experienced design team. 

Article
Mar
29

Advantages of Design-Build In A Data Center

Tags: Energy, Design-Build, Data Center

Article | Mission Critical Magazine (January 2016)
The design and construction of data centers is a unique market segment for most design consultants and mechanical construction firms. Selecting a system which offers a combination of best in-class energy performance, competitive first cost, scalability for expansions, reliability, and flexibility for future technological changes is emblematic to the industry. The design-build delivery system offers significant advantages to maximize the balance of these characteristics. 

Article
Mar
15

Southland Industries Awarded Marriott Residence Inn Baltimore at Johns Hopkins Medical Campus

Tags: Healthcare, LEED Silver, Energy

Dulles, VA
Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing engineering, construction, service and energy service solutions, was recently awarded the Marriott Residence Inn Baltimore at Johns Hopkins Medical Campus in Baltimore, Maryland.

Press Release
Nov
06

Vice President of Southland Energy Natasha Shah Named President and Chairwoman of NAESCO

Tags: NAESCO, Energy

Dulles, VA (2015)
The National Association of Energy Service Companies (NAESCO) recently named Natasha Shah, Vice President of Southland Energy, as the President and Chairwoman of the board. The announcement was made at the organization’s annual conference in New Orleans.

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