Toys have changed a lot over the years, but one that still captures our imagination is The Magic 8 Ball. The plastic sphere that looks like an oversized eight ball, is used for fortune-telling or seeking advice. The user asks a Yes or No question to the ball, then turns it over to reveal an answer in a window on the … Read More
Mechanical systems and plumbing systems are critical components of a building’s infrastructure. Ensuring that medical facilities of all sizes have healthy buildings has benefits for the patients and staff. It provides better recovery outcomes, lowers the risk of infections, and creates a better working environment. Poor indoor air quality, in particular, has been shown to contribute to long term health … Read More
Keeping a facility operating around the clock is a huge job. The building’s mechanical systems are the true work horses that keep vital operations going. They provide a safe environment that keeps building occupants comfortable, regulates indoor air quality, provides necessary ventilation, and controls indoor humidity. When designing a new facility, building information modeling (BIM) can assist with strategies to … Read More
When an aging mechanical system in a building fails, repairs are not always possible. Sometimes the best solution is replacement. Making these necessary upgrades can provide many benefits including improved system effectiveness, better energy efficiency, and a reduction in operating costs. But these retrofit equipment change outs and retrofit system upgrades also come with challenges. However, before exploring the best … Read More
McKenney’s offers mechanical systems services for every stage of your building’s lifecycle. We are your single source provider for projects ranging in scope from the initial design phase through construction and post-construction maintenance and service. McKenney’s has a long history of successful projects in the Southeast in many markets including healthcare, education, government, retail, hospitality, commercial offices, and industrial facilities. … Read More
When you need service and maintenance for a commercial HVAC system and chiller, McKenney’s is the company to call. We have been the Southeast’s trusted mechanical contractor for over 70 years, earning a reputation for excellence. The chiller is the heart of your cooling system, and our 30 certified chiller technicians can ensure your facility is operating at peak efficiency. … Read More
With COVID-19 impacting our daily lives for almost a year at this point, wearing a mask and spacing out in the cashier lines has become a familiar feeling for us. As the scientific community has published more information about this virus and how it spreads, we can more intelligently discuss the usage of HVAC to mitigate spread in buildings that are reopening.
The holidays are in full swing, and although many of this year’s celebrations may look different than in years past, one thing remains the same: our dedication to CARE as a company and as individuals. Throughout the year, we have witnessed the true character, grit and compassion of our amazing employees and their families as we have all faced challenges … Read More