Media tagged with "Engineering"

Apr
10

Our Industry is Broken

Tags: AEC, Engineering, Safety, Thought Leadership

Article | Consulting-Specifying Engineer

When the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry is compared to others, it is clear that we are behind on major advancements and safety protocols. Over 70 percent of projects within the AEC industry are over budget or delivered behind schedule, or both, explains Southland Engineering’s Erin Miller.

Article
Mar
27

AEI CONFERENCE 2019

Tags: AEI, Event, Engineering

Tysons, VA

Sheraton Tysons

Erin Miller, Design Engineer at Southland Industries, will be a presenter at the AEI Conference 2019. This year’s conference is themed “Integrated Building Solutions: The National Agenda” and will offer an opportunity for members of the building construction industry to learn about and discuss advanced strategies and state-of-the-art practices of building technology.

Event
Mar
06

Virtual Reality: The 3-D Solution to an Engineer’s 2-D Problem

Tags: Engineering, Virtual Reality, VR, CFD, Thought Leadership

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
Feb
21

Built to Outlast: The Future of Design is Flexible

Tags: 3D, Modeling, Engineering

Article | Propmodo

Engineers have found that there are many ways to keep a building adaptable in the future. Lincon Saki, Principal Engineer at Southland Industries, explains how 3D modeling enables building owners to make rapid changes and decisions without increasing risks.

Article
Jan
23

Oregon State to Induct Southland Industries EVP into “Academy of Distinguished Engineers”

Tags: Engineering, Awards, Oregon

Portland, OR
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.

Press Release
Nov
19

The Black Box Dilemma

Tags: CFD, Engineering, Thought Leadership

Article | Digital Engineering
Abdullah Karimi, CFD analyst for Southland Industries, uses fluid dynamics programs to examine airflow and heat distribution and develop the best heating solutions for his company’s clients. His first tip: Never use the first iteration of automatically generated mesh.

Article
Oct
15

Patient Priorities: Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center

Tags: Health Care, Engineering, Awards

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
May
01

Southland Phoenix Open House

Tags: Engineering, Arizona

1500 North Priest Drive, Suite 114
Tempe, AZ 85281

Southland Phoenix hosts its much-anticipated open house on Wednesday, May 9th. In addition to offering attendees an insider’s look at one of the nation’s top design-build firms, the event will showcase Southland’s VR solution, constructed in partnership with industry leader AutoDesk, which helps build and visualize the job site in virtual reality, and allows designers and engineers to make construction safer and more efficient.

Event
Apr
04

Central Plant Design: Three Factors to Consider

Tags: Engineering, Central Plant, IT

Article | HPAC Engineering

When it comes to designing a central plant, there are many factors to consider. Not only does the plant need to operate efficiently, but the equipment arrangement needs to be considered from both an initial construction and a future maintenance perspective.

Article
Mar
13

Facebook building $2.5B Atlanta-area data center

Tags: Data Center, Engineering

Article | Construction Dive
Water plays a critical role in data center cooling solutions, especially when energy efficiency is a priority, according to Southland Engineering’s Mike Kilkeary.

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