Southland Industries Unveils Innovative Southern California Campus

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 22:00

Garden Grove, CA 

Cutting-edge facility features sustainable and efficient building systems

Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest mechanical contractors, recently unveiled its new Southern California Campus, showcasing the engineering and architectural benefits of an integrated design process. With the opening of this new building, the company turned its talent inward to design a cutting-edge facility that provides its own employees the same energy efficiency and sustainability benefits that it consistently delivers to its customers.

"Our new Southern California Campus allows us to not only better serve customers regardless of geographic location but also to showcase the best of Southland's engineering and construction capabilities," said Dr. Ted Lynch, chief executive officer.

Southland Industries partnered with LPA, Inc., to completely remodel the 42,000 square foot building in Garden Grove, Calif., and incorporate a design that facilitates collaboration, productivity and innovation. The building features four different HVAC systems. Among these is a heat pump from the previous building, which was left in place to demonstrate the energy efficiency benefits that can be achieved with integrating existing HVAC systems with modern systems. The three new systems include displacement ventilation, fan-powered induction units and chilled beams, all of which allow for an open and well-lit space for design teams and detailers to collaborate.

A state-of-the-art controls system enables Southland to monitor real-time gas, electric, lighting and HVAC usage, contributing to an expected LEED Gold certification.

The new building is adjacent to the company's existing 92,000 square foot fabrication facility, which will continue to house its fabrication shops as well as a newly remodeled space for corporate training, immersive BIM coordination and "big room" teaming.

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 southlandind.com.
 

Media Contact: Dan Navarrete, Vice President, Marketing and Communications

703-834-5570 • DNavarrete@southlandind.com