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BIM Keeps Project on Track
PROJECT NAME
  • Riverside EpiCenter
PROJECT LOCATION
  • Austell, Georgia
PROJECT TEAM
  • Owner: Word of Faith
    Family Worship Cathedral
  • General Contractor:
    Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC
  • Architect: Pieper O’Brien
    Herr Architects
  • Engineer: AHA
    Consulting Engineers
  • Subcontractor: McKenney’s, Inc.
SPECIALIZATIONS
  • Building Information Modeling
  • Energy Management
  • Pipe Shop Prefab
  • Sheet Metal Prefab
MARKETS
  • Public Assembly &
    Places of Worship

cKenney’s installed a highly complex HVAC system at the Riverside EpiCenter multipurpose venue—a facility designed to serve its members and the community.

THE CHALLENGE

Installing a large chilled water HVAC system to service this 107,000-square-foot facility consisting of a gym, bowling alley, auditorium, meeting and event center required meticulous planning

and coordination. With multiple floor and ceiling elevations, significant duct work distribution was necessary. The team also had to meet very precise system performance and theater quality noise requirements.

THE SOLUTION

McKenney’s used expertise in 3D systems detailing and Building Information Modeling (BIM) for constructability reviews and collision checking of overhead spaces. This technology

creates virtual 3D planning models to coordinate all the building systems—including those of other trades involved. Systems were installed in a sequenced layout to ensure the teams met the strict architectural needs and installation schedule requirements.

THE RESULTS

McKenney’s completed the project on time and within budget—while exceeding the specified system quality requirements.

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1056 Moreland Industrial Boulevard
Atlanta, Georgia 30316
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