Southland Industries Awarded Los Angeles Valley College Replacement

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 20:00

Garden Grove, CA

Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing engineering, construction, service and energy service solutions, was recently awarded the Los Angeles Valley College project located in Valley Glen, California. In addition to Southland, the design-build project team includes QDG, Pankow Builders, Cupertino Electric, and KPFF Engineers.

As the prime contractor, Southland will be providing upgrades to the existing central plant, as well as adding an 8,000-ton chilled water thermal energy storage tank and replacing chilled and condenser water pumps. Southland will also be replacing the existing 900-ton chiller with a 1,000-ton chiller. In order to enhance the flow characteristics and distribution to campus buildings, the existing chilled water system will be tied together through a north piping loop. 

The project‘s design phase began in January 2016, with construction expected to commence in August 2016. Project completion is slated for November 2017. 

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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