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
I graduated in 2015. And when I talk to the graduating classes behind me, the number one question is, “What do I do now”? Trust me, you’re not alone. Throughout your coursework, you were faced with several hurdles that you had to overcome to reach your end goal. Now that your degree hangs on your wall, you can’t help but … Read More
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
While 2021 might have been the most different year in recent memory, Fall has come right on schedule. The season changes from hot and humid to cooler, sunny days and drier weather. While it can be tempting to mentally jump forward to the most wonderful time of the year, there are a few fixes you can focus on this fall … Read More
Every trade show that I have attended as of late is loaded with many flavors of software and cloud solutions that are really enticing. Many of you have had the same experience: energy management tools, building performance, customer comfort scores, predictive analytics, are just a few of the buzz words.
We all know the feeling. You’re completing a task either at work or at home and something dangerous and unexpected happens. You’re able to react and stop in time, but you’re left with a feeling in the pit of your stomach—worry that it was such a close call and relief that it wasn’t worse. This guy reaction is a classic … Read More
Welcome to Summer 2018! It’s already been cooking up in temperatures around the Southeast and it’s important to plan for, and protect against, the threat of heat stress related illness in the construction industry. Keep in mind that exposure to heat during work activities can lead to illness and death. Symptoms of heat stress illness range from heat rash to … Read More
Phishing is a technique that involves tricking you into thinking you are on a secure website or responding to a legitimate business email to steal confidential information, passwords, etc. Phishing schemes are still one of the most serious threats to companies including internet giants like Google and Facebook. As criminals adapt their techniques, you (and your employees) should be aware of the scams … Read More