Article | Lean Construction Blog
Through opportunities as a design engineer at Southland Industries, as well as her involvement with the Lean Construction Institution’s Lean Leader group, Erin Miller has learned how Lean practices can transform a project, and how important engaging the next generation of professionals is to full industry transformation.
Article | AZ Big Media
AZ Big Media recently named Southland Industries as one of the 14 coolest offices in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Designed with form and function in mind as well as creating an environment that people want to be in, the coolest offices will grab your attention and keep it until the workday ends, explains author Steve Burks.
Garden Grove, CA
Southern California-based Southland Industries recently hosted its 15th annual golf tournament in support of the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) Children’s Foundation.
Article | Microgrid Knowledge
California’s recent passage of microgrid legislation is a good indicator that other states will soon follow suit, but challenges lie ahead in standardizing the connection between a microgrid and the larger grid, explains Southland Energy’s Ken Robinson.
Article | Workspot
Israel Sumano, Southland Industries' Senior Director of Infrastructure Services, encapsulates the qualities of modern IT leaders. He was instrumental in leading his organization down a path that significantly contributed to the company's digital transformation: Virtual GPU workstations in the cloud. If you're familiar with traditional Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), you can only imagine the level of fearlessness that Israel needed to muster to make that bold leap! After all, CAD and BIM professionals are the most demanding end users on the planet, writes Brad Peterson.
Garden Grove, CA
Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CFE) today announced Southland Industries as the 16th-ranked 2018 MEP Giant. The 100 engineering firms distinguished by this prestigious award are recognized in the August 2018 issue, highlighted online at http://www.csemag.com/giants, and honored at a dinner and networking awards event in Chicago in October.
Article | InBuilding Magazine
The term “smart grid” is often used as a generic term when discussing how technology is impacting the creation and use of energy, but it’s somewhat vague. Technology affects energy use in many ways and at many levels, and the phrase “smart grid” is not meaningful to most building owners. However, a related concept, the microgrid, is something that owners and property managers should become familiar with. So what do these terms actually mean? Southland Energy’s Ken Robinson explains.
Article | CSEMAG
Today's high-end hotel tower suites are designed to optimize comfort and simplify the overall guest experience, but the technology behind them is increasingly complex, explains Matt Dolan, Senior Design Engineer, Southland Industries, Las Vegas.
Article | Building Design + Construction
Building Design + Construction recently highlighted the completion of the 390,000-square-foot Cleveland Clinic Taussig Center, for which Southland Industries provided design-assist services.
When design-assist contractors for mechanical, electrical, and fire protection were selected, they immediately began working with the design team to evaluate the early MEPFP models for cost and constructability. The final construction cost resulted in an overall savings to the owner of $21 million, $17 million of which was directly attributed to the collaborative efforts of the design and construction team.
Article | College Planning and Management
Taking a life-cycle-focused approach to planning and prioritizing deferred maintenance needs, including those for equipment, can have a tremendous impact, according to Spencer Morgenthau, director of business development for Southland Energy.