Media tagged with "Energy"

Mar
28

Southland Energy Breaks Ground on Phase 2 Energy Savings Performance Contract at Fort Riley

Tags: Energy, Government

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.

Press Release
Feb
12

Shining a Light on LEDs and Upgrades

Tags: Energy, Energy Efficiency

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.

Article
Feb
12

Combined Heat and Power: CHP Systems Offer Energy Efficiency at the Source

Tags: Energy, Healthcare, Facility Management

Article | Healthcare Facilities Today
From damage caused by extreme weather events to cyberattacks, utility service disruptions pose significant risks to facility managers in today’s connected world, explains Southland Energy’s John Campbell.

Article
Feb
12

Best Practices to Help Improve System Security

Tags: Energy, Security

Article | Control Engineering
Cybersecurity vulnerabilities can affect our everyday lives. With increased connectivity between different devices, it’s critical to implement additional cybersecurity measures, explains Southland Energy’s Ken Robinson. 

Article
Jan
09

Resilience in HVAC Design

Tags: HVAC, Energy, Southland Energy

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.

Article
Oct
17

Dealing With the Deferred Maintenance Challenge

Tags: Energy, Maintenance, Service

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. 

 
Article
Sep
18

What California’s Microgrid Bill Means to the State – and Everybody Else

Tags: Microgrid, Energy, Legislation

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
Jul
25

What is the difference between a microgrid and a smart grid?

Tags: Microgrid, Smart grid, Technology, Energy

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
Jul
24

Energy Exchange and the Better Buildings Summit 2018

Tags: Energy, Modeling, Efficiency, Analytics

Huntington Convention Center
Cleveland, Ohio

Southland Energy will be among leaders from the federal, private, education, and state and local government sectors who will convene to accelerate the adoption of energy and water efficiency, integrated resilience, emerging and secure technologies, and replicable renewable energy solutions.

Southland Energy Booth #523

To register or to learn more, click here

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Event
Feb
01

Will the New Solar Tariffs Hurt the Microgrid Industry? Yes and No

Tags: Energy, Solar, Microgrid

Article | Microgrid Knowledge
Southland Energy’s Maureen MacDonald shares the impact of the new solar tariffs and how it will play a role in the near term for the US solar industry.

Article