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Efficiency in Repurposed Office Tower
PROJECT NAME
  • Urban Mixed-use Office
    and Hotel Space
PROJECT LOCATION
  • Atlanta, Georgia
PROJECT TEAM
  • Owner: Large Commercial
    Real Estate Company
  • General Contractor: Holder
    Construction Company
  • Architect: John Portman
    and Associates
  • Engineer: Newcomb and Boyd
  • Contractor: McKenney’s, Inc.
SPECIALIZATIONS
  • Design/Assist
  • Plumbing Shop Prefab
  • Pipe Shop Prefab
  • Sheet Metal Shop Prefab
MARKETS
  • Commercial Offices
  • Hospitality

cKenney’s upgraded the HVAC system for 50-year old office building being rededicated into a mixed-use office and hotel space.

THE CHALLENGE

Fourteen floors of the 27-story office building were occupied by tenants, including a bank on the lobby level, while McKenney’s worked to install the new HVAC plumbing and control systems.

The complex project involved multiple design changes, replacing chillers, adding cooling towers, boilers, pumps, four 25,000 CFM air handlers, 208 vertical stack fan coil units and 1,000-gallon and 750-gallon hot water storage tanks.

THE SOLUTION

The team carefully coordinated and sequenced the work, including closures on high traffic streets, to finish each stage cost effectively while maintaining a

tight schedule. A helicopter lift was used to replace the 1,500-ton wooden rooftop cooling towers with space saving, high efficiency units. Material handling took place during night shifts to minimize disruptions to tenants.

THE RESULTS

The HVAC updates for this multifaceted project were completed on-time and on-budget, paving the way for the owner to complete renovations on schedule.

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