Identify System Deficiencies to Improve Facility Operations

Andrea LaMontAutomation & Control Solutions, HVAC, Mechanical, Plumbing, Security, Systems Integration & ControlsLeave a Comment

Improving Facility Operations

The top goal of facilities management is to operate efficiently and effectively. This is true regardless of the industry or setting. Inefficient management wastes resources and increases costs. Good management improves the facility’s bottom line. The following are some best practices that can be implemented to help meet the goal of improving operations. Automate systems A facility’s major systems, such … Read More

Staying Cool Under Pressure

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Emory Musculoskeletal Institute

McKenney’s was tapped to provide the HVAC system and plumbing installation for the new Emory Musculoskeletal Institute in Atlanta. As a specialty contractor on the project, McKenney’s partnered with General Contractors Brassfield & Gorrie and Structor Group as well as engineering firm Newcomb & Boyd. The healthcare facility is the newest addition to Emory’s Executive Park health innovation district. The … Read More

Regular Storm Sewer Maintenance Prevents Costly Damage

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Storm Sewer Maintenance

Stormwater management systems require regular maintenance to ensure that they continue to function properly. Opinions vary on how often a thorough cleaning should be performed. The frequency may need to be increased in areas where litter and dirt tend to accumulate and in places with a history of drains clogging. Storm sewers in areas of the country that receive high … Read More

Five Common Commercial Plumbing Problems

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In contrast to residential systems, commercial plumbing systems are under much more pressure and are often subject to heavy use, making them more prone to break down. If dealt with quickly, minor issues are likely to be easy to resolve. If plumbing repairs are postponed, the resulting damage will likely lead to costly expenditures down the road.

This Fall, Leave the Maintenance Up To Us!

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The change in season means a new maintenance concern: leaves and other debris in your drain lines. Call McKenney’s Plumbing Services to have our hydro excavation services flush out your drains, cleaning out leaves, sticks and other fall debris that can lead to blockages, wash-outs, cave-ins and sinkholes.

PUMPS – Routine and Preventive Maintenance

Ricky LehnerMechanical, PlumbingLeave a Comment

Pumps come in all shapes and sizes, move anything from water, waste, fuels and many other liquids. Pumps and their components are one of the main arteries of most commercial and industrial facilities. Sure, pumps in any capacity are looked at every day, but are you sure they are working properly? The pressure gauge shows that the pump is working, but are you sure the gauge is working? 

Storm Drain Maintenance & Repair

Robert EcholsPlumbingLeave a Comment

Fall is in full swing and the months to come offer the perfect opportunity to inspect, identify, and resolve any storm drain issues. With the changing of the season comes large amount of leaves, pine straw, and other debris that can leave storm drains clogged. This can also magnify smaller issues in the line and may cause potential sinkholes.