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A Greener Hospital by Design
PROJECT NAME
  • Northeast Georgia
    Medical Center Braselton
PROJECT LOCATION
  • Braselton, Georgia
PROJECT TEAM
  • Owner: Northeast Georgia
    Health System, Inc.
  • General Contractor: Turner
    Construction Company
  • Engineer: PerryCrabb
  • Contractor: McKenney's, Inc.
SPECIALIZATIONS
  • Design/Assist
  • LEED Certification
  • Pipe Shop Prefab
  • Sheet Metal Shop Prefab
MARKETS
  • Healthcare

cKenney's is building a wide range of energy-efficient mechanical systems using green practices for the 325,000-square-foot medical center in Braselton.

THE CHALLENGE

Integrating multiple systems seamlessly into a new facility can be complex and challenging. To accomplish this, McKenney's assisted the design team by providing cost-effective mechanical

system options while also helping the center pursue LEED® for Healthcare Gold certification and meet LEAN construction requirements.

THE SOLUTION

To support LEED certification, McKenney's used a geothermal field with a modular heat pump chiller instead of traditional chillers and boilers. It uses the constant temperature of the earth to regulate building temperatures more efficiently. The geothermal field will also

support a radiant floor system in the hospital's large, open spaces. To promote LEAN construction, McKenney's in-house sheet metal and piping prefabrication shops were used extensively along with prefabricated bathroom pods.

THE RESULTS

Despite one of the wettest, coldest winters on record, work is being completed on time and within budget for the Spring 2015 opening.

404-622-5000
info@mckenneys.com
1056 Moreland Industrial Boulevard
Atlanta, Georgia 30316
704-357-1200
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3601 Performance Road
Charlotte, North Carolina 28214