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

Andrea LaMontHealthcare, Mechanical, Project HighlightsLeave a Comment

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

3 Ways COVID has Changed Healthcare Forever

Chris ShirahHealthcareLeave a Comment

As we move into month 27 of the COVID-19 pandemic, we see traffic on the roads increasing, people returning to the office, and overall life returning back to normal (at least somewhat). The last 2 years have been marked by significant changes to many industries around the world. In Healthcare projects in our construction industry, this is very much the … Read More

McKenney’s is Awarded the AGC Build Georgia Award in the Specialty Contractor Category

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McKenney's

McKenney’s recognized with 1st Place Honors in the Specialty Contractor category at the Annual AGC Build Georgia Awards. PRESS RELEASE McKenney’s, a leading mechanical service provider, has earned 1st Place Honors in the 2022 AGC Build Georgia Awards. The Association of General Contractors (AGC) of Georgia announced award winners at their annual convention held June 9 – 12 in Miramar … Read More

Getting a SENSE for What to Do Next

Stephen JohnsonAutomation & Control Solutions, Building Intelligence, Data CentersLeave a Comment

If you can’t tell, I’m proud of the software my team has developed for our customers. Over the previous months, we’ve talked about buildingHEALTH, which allows key dashboards to be shared across your faculty,  buildingCONNECT, our remote access software package, and buildingCONTROL the interface portion of McKenney’s control solution, but today I want to talk data. Analytics. Raw numbers. Today … Read More

Retrocommissioning for Education

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Retrocommissioning for Education

It is often taken for granted by educators, students, and support staff that their campus buildings and facilities will be healthy, safe, and productive environments in which to work and learn.  Keeping the facilities comfortable for occupants while maintaining peak system performance requires both comprehensive strategies and efficient operations.  Large campuses with aging mechanical systems spread over a number of … Read More

Take Proactive Protection from McKenney’s buildingCONTROL

Stephen JohnsonAutomation & Control SolutionsLeave a Comment

I’m a computer nerd. And I’ve built some amazing workstations over the years. But regardless of what you do or don’t put under the hood, every system needs a controller. Every car needs a steering wheel. Every light needs a switch. The facility you’re responsible for is no different. Unlike your home, industrial and commercial mechanical systems are made up … Read More

Engineering For Easy Service

Ryan YarboroughBIM & Construction Technology, Building Services, Data Centers, Engineering Solutions, Healthcare, HVAC, Mechanical, New Construction, PlumbingLeave a Comment

At McKenney’s the systems we install are becoming more complicated by the day; it is not uncommon for service and accessibility to fall by the wayside during system layout. We are often asked to squeeze our ductwork and piping into a very crowded ceiling. Once other trades install their devices, it can become a challenge to come back to our … Read More

10 Reasons buildingCONNECT is the Right Tool for the Job

Stephen JohnsonAutomation & Control Solutions, Cybersecurity, Security, Systems Integration & Controls, TechnologyLeave a Comment

McKenney’s is over seventy years old. When my boss’ grandfather began selling and installing floor furnaces in the 1940s, the controls (such as they were) were 100% analog. To say things are different today is a monumental understatement. In the years that have followed, McKenney’s has not only developed the process and facilities to produce the hardware needed for even … Read More

How BIM Helps Companies Achieve LEED Certification

Andrea LaMontBIM & Construction Technology, Energy ServicesLeave a Comment

McKenney's BIM team

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is an intelligent process that makes the planning, design, and construction of buildings highly collaborative and efficient.  A range of professionals involved in a project including developers, architects, engineers, and contractors can design a structure within a 3D model.  Information from the model allows those driving the project to make more informed decisions.  When changes are … Read More