How McKenney’s Moves Safety Forward

Viral DesaiCorporate, SafetyLeave a Comment

McKenney’s is celebrating 75 years of successfully delivering projects in the healthcare, education, commercial office, hospitality, retail, industrial, and other commercial sectors across the Southeast. We offer a wide range of construction services—including BIM, Environmental Design, Energy Analysis, Mechanical Services, Plumbing Services, Automation and Controls, Retrocommissioning, and LEED Certification Support.  McKenney’s is a full-service and single-source provider, and Safety is … Read More

Summer Heat Safety Tips

Mike EstabrookCorporate, SafetyLeave a Comment

As we enter the summer months, it is important to understand the dangers of heat-related illness. By understanding what heat illness is, we can learn to identify it and take preventative measures to ensure the safety and well-being of individuals exposed to extreme temperatures. Heat illness refers to a range of symptoms that occur when body heat generated by physical … Read More

McKenney’s Celebrates 75th Anniversary!

Jazmine MejiaCorporate, EventsLeave a Comment

What could be more fun than a summer day at the fair with your family? On June 3, 2023, McKenney’s celebrated its 75th Anniversary and gave their employees just that; a day at the fair to show appreciation for all those who have helped us on our way to this milestone! At McKenney’s, we believe it is not only important … Read More

McKenney’s Attends BOMA Georgia’s 2023 Trade Show

Viral DesaiCorporate, EventsLeave a Comment

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Georgia is a trade association representing the commercial real estate industry, one of the state’s largest industries. One of BOMA’s primary events each year is its annual trade show, which brings together a wide range of professionals from across the commercial real estate industry for the largest one-day gathering of its kind. … Read More

Exploring the Pros and Cons of Generative AI

Shaun HuntCorporate, TechnologyLeave a Comment

As a technology leader, I’ve had the opportunity to work with many different types of technology, but few are as exciting and promising as generative AI. What is Generative AI Generative AI is a technology that can create new content or data from scratch. For example, you could use a generative AI system to create a piece of artwork or … Read More

The Benefits of Being a Co-op at McKenney’s

Jazmine MejiaCorporate, Education, Tips & TricksLeave a Comment

McKenney’s has a long-standing tradition of hiring students through their decades-old co-op program. Over the years, we have developed relationships with many schools in the southeast. Today, McKenney’s employs about 40 co-ops during any given semester. What attracts these students to work with McKenney’s? What is a co-op? A co-op is a student who works full-time for a semester instead … Read More

Advantages of DDC Systems for Your Building’s HVAC Systems

Andrea LaMontCorporate, HVAC, TechnologyLeave a Comment

Interior of contemporary multi-floor business center with large windows

Though they can benefit buildings in all markets, commercial buildings are particularly well suited for direct digital control (DDC) systems. DDC systems offer several key advantages over traditional pneumatic systems for controlling a building’s HVAC systems. Both systems can perform the same functions, but DDC is simpler to work with and troubleshoot, and can be controlled and adjusted from a … Read More

McKenney’s Delivers the Right Mechanical System Solutions for Commercial Office Spaces

Andrea LaMontBuilding Services, Corporate, MechanicalLeave a Comment

Commercial office space

McKenney’s has the expertise to deliver the right mechanical system solutions for commercial offices and corporate campuses.  With locations in Atlanta and Charlotte, McKenney’s is well-positioned to offer services across the Southeast.  We specialize in cost-effective, energy-efficient solutions that meet our client’s unique needs and requirements. New Construction McKenney’s is a single-source, full-service provider of mechanical systems for commercial buildings.  … Read More

Twice the National Average: Suicide in the Construction Industry

Andrea LaMontCorporate, SafetyLeave a Comment

McKenney's construction workers

Men working in construction have one of the highest suicide rates compared to other industries, according to the CDC: a reported 49.4 out of 100,000, or twice the total suicide rate for civilian working men. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and McKenney’s, along with many in our industry, places special focus on mental health issues and suicide prevention. In … Read More

5 Ways to Own Your Career Development

Edna DeloachCommunity, Corporate, Tips & TricksLeave a Comment

Many adults think of structured education as something that ends with a degree hanging on their office wall but that is not always the case. Maybe we Google stray questions or occasionally look up a how-to video on YouTube, but very few of us have a structured learning plan for our development. McKenney’s prioritizes and invests in learning: so much … Read More