September 3 Southland Industries update: Rough testing began, major equipment placed, condenser water system flushed

Rough testing has begun in hospital basement, Level 1; all major equipment has been set in place; the condenser water system is being flushed and passivated in the CUP.

09/03/2013


As of Sept. 3, 2013:

  • Rough testing has begun in the hospital basement, Level 1, and all floors of the North Clinic
  • All major equipment has been set in place throughout the project, air handling units are being connected to the hydronic systems in preparation for temporary air conditioning
  • The condenser water system is being flushed and passivated in the CUP, Chilled water loops are being tested throughout the project in preparation for flushing.

Additional update

  • Southland Industries recently celebrated the safety milestone of going 500+ days without injuries at Ft. Hood.

Figure 1: Bio Safety Lab exhaust stacks (BSL2 + 3). Courtesy: Gary Lovewell, Southland IndustriesFigure 2: Condenser water system being flushed through bypass into the cast in place concrete basin. Courtesy: Gary Lovewell, Southland Industries

Figure 3: Hospital Supply Air Riser in the Level 3 Mechanical Room. Courtesy: Drew Thomas, Southland IndustriesFigure 4: Nicolas Sfeir, Southland Industries Southwest Division Leader, congratulating the Ft. Hood project team during a celebration barbecue. Courtesy: Southland IndustriesFigure 5: The project team celebrating the safety milestone, “500 Injury Free Days for Ft. Hood, Texas.” Courtesy: Southland Industries



Product of the Year
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
40 Under Forty: Get Recognized
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
MEP Giants Program
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
May 2018
40 Under 40 winners, fire and life safety, performance-based designs, and more
April 2018
VRFs, lighting controls, BIM coordination, and more
March 2018
Sizing water pipes, ASHRAE 90.1, recovering waste heat, and more
Data Centers: Impacts of Climate and Cooling Technology
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
Safety First: Arc Flash 101
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
Critical Power: Hospital Electrical Systems
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
click me