Articles

Jun
12

Leveraging Building Analytics to Optimize Energy Savings Performance Contracts

Article | The Military Engineer 
Southland Energy’s Ken Robinson discussed the recent technological advancement of building analytics within the building automation industry and how building analytics can plan an important role in maximizing the benefits of an Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) in area ranging from project development to savings preservation.

May
02

Leveraging Facilities to Generate Operational Savings

Article | CFMA (May/June 2016)
Many businesses are often challenged with how to deal with their aging facilities and infrastructure. Simultaneously, reducing overall operating costs often conflicts with a facility’s maintenance needs. As a facility matures and equipment begins to falter, the need for repair or replacement can increase overall maintenance costs....

Apr
18

14 Aspects to Consider in Equipment Selection

Article | CSE Magazine (April 2016)
Mechanical engineering is a science relatively unchanged over the past 50 years. Conversely, equipment selection for a mechanical engineer is as much an art as a science of technology. Today, refinements to manufacturing, increasingly advanced controls, and changing end-user needs determine both the science of technology and the...

Dec
07

10 Strategies for Energy Management

Article | Facility Executive (December 2015)
When energy use is deliberately monitored, controlled, and conversed, decreases in utility consumption and overall costs can be realized without sacrificing facilities operations. Such energy management techniques can take on many shapes and sizes. Southland Energy’s Vice President, Natasha Shah discusses strategies that...

Sep
26

Meeting energy-saving targets for the rest of 2014

Article | American City & County (2014)
Federal and state budgets will continue to be significantly challenged in 2014 to fund building efficiency and other initiatives to meet energy reduction and renewable energy goals. There has been a significant push by federal and some state governments to pursue third party-financed alternatives for funding energy efficiency projects...

May
23

Southland Energy selected as preferred contractor at Fort Knox

Article | Contractor Magazine  (2014)
Southland Energy, the comprehensive energy services division of Southland Industries, has been selected as Nolin Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation’s preferred contractor for all energy services projects executed at the US Army Post at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Under Nolin’s utility energy services contract with Fort Knox, Southland Energy will develop and implement energy improvement...

Apr
07

Cogeneration Plants for On-site Energy Distribution

Article | HPAC Engineering (2014) 

The United States’ infrastructure for power transmission and distribution is aging and, in many places, has difficulty meeting the demands placed on it. Local utility companies produce power on a large scale at a distance from sources of usage, with as much as 25 percent of the energy lost during...

Jul
11

Commercial HVAC Contractors to Watch: Innovative, 'Energetic', Pragmatic, Safe

Article | Contracting Business (2013)
These companies and personalities are examples of leadership in action, in a very competitive industry.

Apr
02

Energy Management's Role in Commercial HVAC Projects

Article | Contracting Business  (2013)
As energy grids are stretched to their limits, and building owners demand lower maintenance costs, it’s up to building designers, engineers, and HVAC contractors to provide start-to-finish solutions

Sep
18

Decoding The Green Construction Codes

Article | CSE Magazine (2012)
Engineers Should Understand The Difference Between IgCC And ASHRAE 189.1 Energy Compliance Code Provisions.

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