Southland Industries Launches ‘The Big Room’ for AEC

DULLES, VA, Dec 4, 2017 – Southland Industries, one of the nation’s largest MEP building systems experts providing engineering, construction, operations and energy service solutions has launched The Big Room, an online destination serving as a hub for industry trends and thought leadership to propel the AEC industry forward.

“The Big Room will be a great resource for the AEC industry. Not only does it include articles on the latest technologies, innovative building systems and designs, and collaborative project delivery approaches, but it is also a place to spark conversations among those in our industry,” commented Ted Lynch, CEO of Southland Industries. “We are committed to improving the industry and recognize the potential that lies in taking a holistic approach to a building’s lifecycle. To that end, The Big Room contains information that covers all phases of a building that owners, architects, general contractors, engineers, and building operators will find helpful,” continued Lynch.

The blog’s name and URL,, stand as a tribute to the collaborative nature of the integrated project delivery (IPD) method, and the Big Rooms that they rely on. Big Rooms are an onsite co-location space that physically bring together designers, builders, facility operators, and more to form a collaborative environment. As The Big Room aims to promote collaboration, Southland is seeking contributors from across the AEC industry. Interested organizations can follow this link to get involved.

About Southland Industries

Beginning as a Southern California-based supplier of residential heating solutions in 1949, Southland Industries has a vibrant history. After years of growing organically and expanding their services and capabilities, we are now one of the nation’s largest MEP building systems experts. As one of the top design-build firms in the country, they provide innovative yet practical solutions that optimize each stage of the building lifecycle.

For more information, visit Southland Industries website.

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