Southland Industries Awarded Salisbury University Academic Commons

Monday, May 12, 2014 - 20:00

Dulles, VA 

Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing engineering, construction, service and energy service solutions, was recently awarded the preconstruction and early construction services contract for the Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons project at Salisbury University located in Salisbury, Maryland.

The new 214,000 square foot facility will include the Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture, library space, local archives, as well as areas for public events, quiet study, and research. Southland’s scope of work for the design-assist project will include preconstruction mechanical and plumbing services. Regarding mechanical systems, the project team must follow strict humidification requirements associated with the archive areas. Additionally, the facility will incorporate several green rooftops.

With the design phase currently underway, the project is expected to achieve LEED Silver certification. Construction is scheduled to commence in August 2014 and overall project completion is anticipated by June 2016.

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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