Quietly Making a Big Impression

McKenney’s installed air-cooled chillers, a mechanical plant, all ductwork, piping and plumbing for In Touch Ministries’ recording studio, a producer of global television and radio broadcasts.


In addition to addressing the large air volume specification for this 110-by-110-foot recording studio and ancillary spaces, the team also had to ensure all equipment and ductwork met the studio’s NC (Noise Criterion) 15 rating requirement for extra insulation and noise abatement.


In support of two 33,000 CFM air handling units along with 21,000 CFM and 14,000 CFM air handling units, two 300-ton chillers were necessary to serve the studio and related rooms. To meet the NC 15 rating requirement, the McKenney’s team planned, fabricated and installed oversized and insulated ductwork. The significant air volume and low-noise requirement made for a sizable and impressive system.


The mechanical system is now an integral part of maintaining a comfortable environment during production sessions—keeping the studio cool and noise-free so it can continue broadcasting the ministry’s messages to the world.

Project Name

InTouch Ministries Recording Studios


3836 Dekalb Technology Parkway, Doraville, Georgia 30340


Owner: In Touch Ministries
General Contractor: Project Builders, Inc.
Architect: Arnold and Spiess Architects, Inc.
Engineer: KLG
Contractor: McKenney's, Inc.

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