Innovating Mechanical Solutions at UGA

Kumba McCrittyBuilding Services, Education, Project HighlightsLeave a Comment

McKenney’s and Turner Construction Company installed HVAC and plumbing systems for a four-story STEM research building on the University of Georgia’s main campus. The project’s scope included approximately 100,000 square feet of office and laboratory space and mechanical penthouse space on the fourth floor. The team had to ensure that the unique requirements of both space types were met, including … 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

McKenney’s Helps Educational Campuses Meet Mechanical Challenges Head On

Andrea LaMontEducation, Mechanical1 Comment

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Providing a healthy and productive campus environment for students and staff is a challenge when mechanical systems are aging and no longer performing at peak levels.  With multiple buildings and limited support personnel available to keep things going, educational institutions may find it difficult to stay ahead of maintenance issues and prevent system downtime.  McKenney’s has the resources and expertise … Read More

Educational Campuses – Identifying System Inefficiencies and Promoting Sustainability

Andrea LaMontEducationLeave a Comment

Large educational campuses are huge users of energy.  Unfortunately, aging buildings and outdated mechanical infrastructure are a drain on resources.  The inefficient operation of these mechanical systems leads to increasing costs and makes it difficult to achieve sustainability goals of reducing consumption and lowering costs.  Multiply these inefficient systems over a large campus, and there is much opportunity to become … Read More