Fort Riley, KS
Fort Riley, home of the Army’s 1st Infantry Division, collaborated with Southland Energy and the U.S Army Engineering and Support Center to develop and implement energy conservation measures to reduce energy consumption and enhance resiliency. The $25 million second phase energy project will upgrade 165 facilities totaling 3.7 million square feet. Improvements include LED lighting (interior and exterior), water fixtures, HVAC, controls, expanding the existing Energy Management Control System (EMCS), infrared heating system upgrades, direct exchange system coil treatment and restoration, building envelope improvements, and retro-commissioning.
Article | Propmodo
Virtual reality (VR) has proved useful to a wide range of applications in architecture, medicine and, of course, the ever-growing gaming industry. The next industry poised for transformation thanks to VR is the design-build industry, explains Mehran Salehi, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Analyst at Southland Industries.
Article | Occupational Health & Safety
What makes operating a site under Lean principles different and inherently safer than other sites is the active role that each team member takes, along with the understanding that all voices have equal representation when it comes to creating a project flow that maximizes value and minimizes waste, explains Henry Nutt, Sheet Metal General Superintendent at Southland Industries.
Resilience in HVAC Design
Article | Facility Executive
Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither is resilient HVAC infrastructure. It requires vision, focus, and collaboration bringing together varied expertise around common goals such as efficiency, reliability, ease of maintenance, and lowest total lifecycle cost, explains Southland Energy’s Eric Nyenhuis.
Oregon State University’s College of Engineering will induct Jay Culbertson, Executive Vice President of Southland Industries, into its “Academy of Distinguished Engineers” at the 2019 Oregon Stater Awards.
Article | FacilitiesNet
Lighting fixtures built around light emitting diodes (LEDs) continue to revolutionize the lighting industry. They are opening new possibilities for institutional and commercial facilities as new lighting systems are designed and older systems are retrofit at the end of their performance lives, explains Southland Energy’s Eric Nyenhuis.