Mechanical Contractors Need to Embrace New Technology or Get Left Behind

Nov. 22, 2023

Plumbing & Mechanical interviewed Chad Salge, Vice President of Virtual Design and Engineering at The Brandt Companies, a Southland Company. Chad was asked about Autodesk Build and how technology, including AI, has helped create more efficiencies within the company and how the acquisition has pushed the company forward through innovation and technological advancements.   

Chad shared, "As we move forward together as one company, we are joining our technology and innovation teams together to push the company and the industry forward. With all the technological advancements and the leveling of software capabilities, there is a big need to leverage the insights of skilled tradespeople that our company employs and represents." 

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As an MEP building systems expert, Southland Industries provides integrated, full lifecycle solutions that optimize the design, construction, operation, and efficiency of buildings. Through collaborative partnerships with our clients and the collective expertise of our people, we create premier built environments and future-ready spaces where communities and businesses can thrive. 

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