Media tagged with "MEP"

Jun
10

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.

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Nov
03

Southland Industries Awarded Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center Expansion

Tags: MEP, Design-Build; Medical; HVAC; Medical Gas; Energy Management, Southern California

San Diego, CA (October 20, 2015)

Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing engineering, construction, service, and energy service solutions, was recently awarded the Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center expansion project in San Diego, California.

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Oct
14

Southland Industries’ Annual Mid-Atlantic Golf Tournament Raises $60,000 for Charity

Tags: MEP, Community Outreach, Charity

Dulles, VA (October 14, 2015)

Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts, hosted its 7th Annual Tee-Off for Charity Golf Tournament on September 24th at Evergreen Country Club in Haymarket, Virginia. Southland’s Mid-Atlantic Division chose to donate proceeds from the tournament to local non-profit organizations, Loudoun Youth, Inc. and Loudoun Habitat for Humanity. In total, the tournament raised approximately $60,000 for the two beneficiaries.

“This year marked Southland’s 7th annual golf outing and, as an established business in Loudoun County, we could not have been more excited to work with the Loudoun Habitat for Humanity and Loudoun Youth charities again,” stated Mike Miller, Southland’s Mid-Atlantic Division Leader. “We continue to be grateful for the support that our clients, vendors, and subcontractors in the engineering and construction industry provide us each fall.  It’s through their generosity that we can continue to build a stronger community here in Loudoun County,” Miller continued.

Press Release
Oct
01

Southland Industries Offers Analytics, Building Automation, and Equipment Lifecycle Management through New Subsidiary, Envise

Tags: MEP, Environmental, Building Automation

Dulles, VA (October 1, 2015)

Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) building systems experts recently launched a new wholly owned subsidiary, called Envise. As a building management systems integrator, Envise will focus on analytics, building management systems, and equipment lifecycle management in order to optimize building performance for customers’ facilities.

“Today, building owners and facilities staff are continuously being chal­lenged to run their buildings more efficiently. This can be a difficult undertaking without the right partner to address building management, technology integration, energy management, and facility services from a single source and in a reliable manner,” stated CEO of Envise Chris Lofaso. “Our knowledgeable team of experts form long-term, collaborative partnerships with customers to help manage both their facilities and budgets. By developing building solutions that are built around performance metrics, we are able to improve facilities throughout their lifecycle and meet customers’ short and long term goals,” Lofaso continued.

Press Release
Sep
29

Southland Industries Appoints New Chief Human Resources Officer

Tags: MEP, Leadership, Engineering

Dulles, VA (September 28, 2015)

Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing engineering, construction, service, and energy service solutions, has named Lisa Hoffman Starr as Chief Human Resources Officer.

Ms. Hoffman Starr is a veteran human resources executive with a breadth of experiences in the function including implementing best practices to optimize the employee and leader experience. In her new role, Ms. Starr will be responsible for the expansion of human capital capabilities to support the execution of Southland’s strategic goals across all business lines.

Press Release
Sep
24

2015 MEP Giant

Tags: MEP, Fire Protection, Engineering

Southland Engineering has been named to the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 MEP Giants list. Southland Engineering was listed the ninth top firm by gross annual revenue and sixtieth for the overall top MEP Giants list. The MEP Giants program, sponsored by Eaton, lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection engineering firms in the United States, who have continuously proven a commitment to meeting the ever-evolving challenges of clients.

2015 Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2015 MEP Giants
Southland Engineering

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Sep
24

Recruiting the Best: A Non-Traditional Strategy

Tags: Recruiting, MEP, Rebuilding Together

Article | Contracting Business (September 2015)

Something new and exciting is happening across the San Francisco landscape: Tower cranes are seemingly visible at every major intersection of the city.

This welcomed change represents an influx of work for the Bay Area, which has seen its share of high unemployment rates, stalled construction projects and a hold on non-profit organizations’ ability to provide a prepared workforce to some companies in need.

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Sep
24

Hot-Water- and Steam-Boiler Water Treatment

Tags: Water Control, MEP, Boiler Systems

Article | HPAC Engineering (September 2015)

In boiler systems, nearly all problems related to premature water- and fire-tube failure, unexpected performance loss, and system failure can be traced to water chemistry and treatment. Taking the steps to develop and maintain an efficient and reliable water-treatment program will ensure a successful boiler system.

With a boiler system, the importance of water treatment is determined largely by the type and application of the boiler. There are many types of boiler applications, the primary ones being hot water and steam.

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Dec
15

Southland Industries Awarded California Pacific Medical Center St. Luke’s Replacement Hospital

Tags: MEP, LEED, Health Care

Union City, CA (2014)
Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing engineering, construction, service and energy service solutions, was recently awarded the California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) St. Luke’s Replacement Hospital project in San Francisco, California. In addition to Southland, the design-build project team includes SmithGroup, HerreroBoldt, Rosendin Electric, Silverman & Light, Pankow, Harrison Drywall and RLH Fire Protection.

Press Release
Aug
12

Project profile: Installing a large clean agent system in a complex environment

Tags: LEED, MEP, Fire, Clean Agent System

Article | CSEMag (2014)
Southland Industries recently designed and installed one of the largest clean agent fire suppression systems in the nation. The stakes were high as the goal of the project was to protect sensitive data stored on hundreds of servers within a large government facility.

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