Environmental Design and Water Reclamation Solutions

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Water reclamation promotes environmental sustainability, saves money, and efficiently uses resources, and it has therefore become increasingly popular in green building design. Many commercial buildings are now designed with onsite non-potable water reuse systems (ONWS). These unique water reuse systems allow the collection and storage of water on the property and have become an important consideration for building owners interested … Read More

McKenney’s Provides Sustainable Solutions with Repurposed Groundwater

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When the 14th & Spring building in Midtown Atlanta planned to have five below-ground parking deck levels built, they immediately encountered an obstacle—this parking deck would extend into the site’s underground water tank. McKenney’s created a sustainable and cost-effective dewatering system to repurpose the water from this tank and route it through the building.  The overlap of the parking deck and … Read More

Award-winning BIM and mechanical systems project at VERO Biotech

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Vero Biotech

AGC Awards McKenney’s 1st Place in Specialty Contractor Category. McKenney’s has won another major award from the Associated of General Contractors of Georgia (AGC Georgia). The company has been recognized as a 2022 first place winner in the Specialty Contractor category of the AGC Build Georgia Award, an annual competition to highlight member firms and projects that demonstrate excellence in … Read More

Award-winning mechanical and plumbing project at Emory Musculoskeletal Institute in Atlanta

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Emory Musculoskeletal

McKenney’s Wins Specialty Contractor Category of 2022 AGC Build Georgia Award. McKenney’s recently submitted a project for consideration in the Special Contractor category for the 2022 AGC Build Georgia Award. The AGC (Association of General Contractors) of Georgia holds an annual competition to highlight member firms and projects demonstrating excellence in construction. The projects must be located in Georgia and … 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

Center Build Presents New Challenges

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The Challenge Aggressive schedule for base build, interiors upfit and controls installation Compliance to the owner’s budget The Solution Installed mechanical systems to improve air quality while maintaining physical distancing Target Value Design