The Importance of Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing Your HVAC System

Viral DesaiBuilding Services, Energy Services, HVACLeave a Comment

Testing, adjusting, and balancing your HVAC system ensures that all components are working together as they should. This keeps everything running efficiently and maximizes the system’s performance. Testing checks system components for factors such as the volume of airflow, pressure levels, and heat transfer rate. Adjusting implements changes or modifications so the system operates properly. Balancing equalizes conditions throughout the … Read More

McKenney’s Shops Keep Projects Moving Smoothly

Andrea LaMontBIM & Construction Technology, HVAC, New Construction, PlumbingLeave a Comment

Prefabricating components is often the most effective strategy to meet the demands of a tight project schedule. McKenney’s prefabricates assemblies and systems for most of our large and small-scale commercial HVAC and plumbing projects. Whether it’s new construction, renovation, or retrofit, extensive prefabrication and modular construction increase safety, efficiency, and quality while supporting faster construction cycles in the field. Benefits … Read More

What’s The Cost of Doing Nothing?

Jason ButlerBuilding Services, HVAC, MechanicalLeave a Comment

What happens at that crucial moment when a property manager must decide if it is time to repair or replace their commercial HVAC / SWUD unit? Isn’t it easier to simply put off having the SWUD unit fixed? How about revisiting the SWUD issue next month? Or better yet, let’s send the problem to someone else and make the SWUD … Read More

McKenney’s Provides Test & Balance Services

Lloyd AndersBuilding Services, Energy Services, HVACLeave a Comment

Temperature imbalances in homes are often ignored because the solution usually requires a system replacement, which can be pricey and time-consuming. However, with the proper knowledge and equipment, an HVAC professional can fix these issues by optimizing your current system without an expensive replacement. HVAC distribution problems can plague residences and commercial buildings alike, and the solution can be as … Read More

Optimizing Your Building Automation System

Kristian HernandezAutomation & Control Solutions, Building Services, HVACLeave a Comment

As summer approaches, building owners and property managers need to prepare for the seasonal changes that come with it. One of the best ways to do this is by ensuring your building automation system is up-to-date and prepared to handle the changing needs of the building. HVAC Optimization HVAC Optimization is crucial when temperatures begin to rise. You should optimize … Read More

Is It Time To Repair or Replace?

Jason ButlerBuilding Services, HVACLeave a Comment

A SWUD, a compact, modular HVAC unit, allows for the total cooling and conditioning of the air in commercial buildings with its complete mechanical system housed within. SWUD, or Self-contained Water-Cooled Unitary Device, is a departure from the HVAC systems of the past. McKenney’s can help you determine whether repairing or replacing your SWUD unit is the better option for … Read More

Advantages of DDC Systems for Your Building’s HVAC Systems

Andrea LaMontCorporate, HVAC, TechnologyLeave a Comment

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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

Servicing Facilities that Serve Us

Scott FabreCommunity, Energy Services, Healthcare, HVAC, New Construction, PlumbingLeave a Comment


As the seasons change and the weather get colder, healthcare facilities get busier and busier. Viruses start to spread, and patients frantically schedule last-minute checkups and operations before the end of the year. During this season, healthcare facilities see many more patients, often straining their resources and facilities. It is important that during this time of increased demand, we show … Read More

Freeze Protection

Drew FreemanAutomation & Control Solutions, HVAC, Tips & TricksLeave a Comment

Freeze Protection

Typically, the Southeast has a warmer climate than much of the country, but for a significant portion of the year, cold weather and freezing temperatures set in. After a record-setting summer, this may sound like a welcome change. However, seasonal shift brings various concerns for facility owners and property managers. Specifically, freezing temperatures can pose a significant risk for property damage. Once … Read More

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