Southland Industries’ Paul Wenner Appointed to Serve on Energy Advisory Committee

Thursday, August 26, 2010 - 22:15

Dulles, VA

Southland’s Paul Wenner was recently appointed to serve on the Virginia Joint Commission on Technology and Science (JCOTS) 2010 Energy Advisory Committee. As a member of the Energy Advisory Committee, Mr. Wenner will be responsible for studying issues charged to the committee and applying his 29 years of energy experience towards the development of clean, renewable energy technologies that can benefit the Commonwealth. Once the studies have been concluded, advisory committees issue their final reports and recommendations, including legislative proposals to the Commission for consideration. At Southland, Mr. Wenner is responsible for new project development and procurement specific to the Energy Services and Sustainability arenas.
About the Joint Commission on Technology and Science
The Joint Commission on Technology and Science was created by the 1997 Virginia General Assembly as a permanent legislative commission. The Commission is charged to generally study all aspects of technology and science and to promote the development of technology and science in the Commonwealth of Virginia through sound public policies (Chapter 11 (§ 30-85 et seq.) of Title 30 of the Code of Virginia). The Commission consists of 12 legislators from the Virginia General Assembly (7 delegates and 5 senators), and generally conducts studies by adopting a work plan and utilizing advisory committees.

About Southland

Founded in 1949, Southland Industries is one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing innovative yet practical solutions through a holistic approach to building performance. Advocating a design-build-maintain model, Southland specializes in the design, construction, and service of mechanical, plumbing, fire protection, process piping, automation and controls systems, as well as comprehensive energy services needs. Offering standalone services as well as integrated solutions, Southland’s in-house experts remain connected, sharing knowledge and information in order to produce the results that have earned Southland its unmatched reputation as one of the top design-builders in the nation. As a company that has always prided itself on innovation and collaboration, Southland continues to pave the way as an industry leader in sustainability and energy efficiency so as to improve the way buildings are designed, built, and maintained. For information, please visit

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