Engineering For Easy Service

Ryan YarboroughBIM & Construction Technology, Building Services, Data Centers, Engineering Solutions, Healthcare, HVAC, Mechanical, New Construction, PlumbingLeave a Comment

At McKenney’s the systems we install are becoming more complicated by the day; it is not uncommon for service and accessibility to fall by the wayside during system layout. We are often asked to squeeze our ductwork and piping into a very crowded ceiling. Once other trades install their devices, it can become a challenge to come back to our … Read More

Software Helping Teams Stay Safer

Stephen JohnsonAutomation & Control Solutions, Building Intelligence, Building Services, Commissioning, Corporate, Energy Services, Systems Integration & ControlsLeave a Comment

Commercial offices have long lists of best practices to ensure the safety of everyone who walks through their doors, but what if your facility could leverage software to ensure a healthy building and predict a healthier environment? By the second quarter of 2020, our Automation & Controls team, deep in the trenches of COVID, was certain that our customers had … Read More

Cold Weather Property Maintenance Tips

Andrea LaMontAutomation & Control Solutions, Building Services, HVAC, PlumbingLeave a Comment

Office exterior in cold weather and winter

Winter has arrived in the Southeast, and that means we can see a variety of weather.  Some days are sunny and mild, while others are cold, wet, and raw.  Occasional snow or ice storms can create havoc for a few days.  Temperature fluctuations can be a challenge for commercial property managers and their maintenance teams.  The following are some cold … Read More

Protect Your Commercial Property from Heavy Rain Damage

Andrea LaMontBuilding ServicesLeave a Comment

As we move into spring, many areas of the country prepare for the possibility of strong storm systems to move through. Spring weather is unpredictable and often volatile. The temperature swings back and forth between warm and cold. When these different air masses collide, this can result in violent thunderstorms often producing heavy rains. This is the time of year to take preventive measures to ensure your commercial property is protected against damage that can happen when heavy rain occurs over a short period of time.

The Cost of Building Neglect

Andrea LaMontBuilding ServicesLeave a Comment

Commercial building maintenance is an ongoing task. It may seem like a chore, but problems don’t usually go away on their own. In fact, they may only worsen over time. Regular building maintenance and inspections enhance the performance of the systems, minimize downtime, and reduce costs.

The Need for Quality Preventive Maintenance

Chris RainwaterBuilding ServicesLeave a Comment

The need for a quality preventive maintenance program is important now more than ever.  “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”!  With the arrival of the current pandemic, the term frequently being tossed around is a “healthy building”. What measures can be taken to support this journey? 

“Winter is Coming”… Are you prepared?

Ted SmithBuilding Services, HVACLeave a Comment

What a busy summer we have all endured this year.  After the months of heat, humidity and tropical storms it is finally time to relax, right?  We know better than that.   With the leaves beginning to turn and our lawns going dormant, we need to start preparing for winter and colder weather.  While we don’t have to be worried … Read More

Making a Difference with Predictive Maintenance

Chris RainwaterBuilding Services, HVACLeave a Comment

“Cost avoidance”, “unscheduled maintenance”, and “equipment downtime” are all phrases we hear and use when speaking with our customers about the need for regular maintenance. More importantly, we have to continue building our relationships with our customers because McKenney’s is a partner and not simply a vendor. Our Predictive Maintenance measures help separate McKenney’s from competitors.