Shining a Light on LEDs and Upgrades

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.

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2019 VAIS Heads of School Conference

Sunday, January 27, 2019 – Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Charlottesville, VA
The Boar’s Head Resort

Southland Energy is a proud sponsor of the Virginia Association of Independent Schools’ (VAIS) Heads of School Conference. This year’s conference will tackle the real issues facing independent schools across Virginia and the nation, but approach them from a perspective of opportunity and inspiration. From topics of social media to finance, each topic is built to inspire new thinking and rejuvenate participants to feel energized, encouraged and inspired.

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The Black Box Dilemma

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.

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To Fearlessness & Innovation: Cheers to the CIO 100 Tech Leaders!

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.

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