Media tagged with "Engineering"


The Agonies of Building Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Tags: Stadium, Atlanta, Engineering

Article | ENR

Though the essence of the original design remains, some details have changed for the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Southland Industries’ Chris Skoug explain how one early on redesign saved 500-tons of ductwork and $8 million in labor and material costs for the two million square foot stadium.


Engineering Change

Tags: Engineering

Article | In Business Magazine
Southland Engineering launched recently from its parent Southland Industries, one of the nation’s largest MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) building systems experts, with a vision to bring an integrated approach to a discipline that traditionally operates in siloes.


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.


Lean Construction Institute (LCI) New York State

Tags: Event, Engineering, Lean Project Delivery

University of Albany
Husted Hall 106A | Albany, New York

Southland Industries’ Victor Sanvido, Ph.D. will describe the practice of lean project delivery in an interactive presentation, including how to discover and eliminate wasteful processes, achieving a unified workflow, and using lean tools to improve project delivery.


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.


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. 


Southland Industries: Navigating Codes and Standards

Tags: Engineering, Southern California

Article | Minority Engineer (Winter 2015/2016)
Zay Soe is a senior design engineer for Southland Industries, a national mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) building systems firm. “I am responsible for managing the plumbing department of Southland Industries’ Southern California division… I oversee the design processes of multiple projects and assist our design engineers with various solutions...”


The Why, What, And How of Data Center Humidification

Tags: Data Center, Engineering, Thought Leadership

Article | ES Magazine (February 2016)
As technology use becomes increasingly integral to our daily lives, we need the growth of information technology (IT) infrastructure to keep pace with demand. Operating and maintaining sensitive IT equipment efficiently underlines the need for accurate and reliable control of space temperature and humidity. 


Building Leadership, Gaining Results

Tags: Engineering, Thought Leadership

Article | PE Magazine (January 2016)
Michael Kilkeary, P.E., is no stranger to seeking out opportunities to be a leader within the engineering profession, which is why he pursued engineering licensure. The recent graduate of Southland Industries’ Built to Lead program is taking just another step to becoming a better leader within his company and the profession.