July 2 Southland Industries update: radiant floor tubing, test-and-balance

At the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center located in Fort Hood, Texas, Southland Industries has brought the chilled water and steam plants online, and test-and-balance has begun.


As of the beginning of July, the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center has achieved the following on the project:

  • The team has begun startup and checkout of equipment in all areas of the project
  • Radiant flooring tube installation is underway in the hospital atrium
  • The West Clinic is being tested and balanced and finishes in the North Clinic are underway
  • All parking garages remain to be plumbed
  • The chilled and steam plants are online.

West Clinic nurses station. All photos courtesy of Gary LovewellWest Clinic atrium stone wall.West Clinic Medgas cross-connection test.Central utility plant gas train.Radiant tubing manifold in the hospital atrium.Paving outside of West Clinic with staff and clinic garages in the background.