BIM Keeps Project on Track

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s installed a highly complex HVAC system at the Riverside Epicenter multipurpose venue—a facility designed to serve its members and the community.  THE CHALLENGE  Installing a large, chilled water HVAC system to service this 107,000-square-foot facility consisting of a gym, bowling alley, auditorium, meeting and event center required meticulous planning and coordination. With multiple floor and ceiling elevations, significant duct work distribution … Read More

Delivering Out-of-the-Box Comfort

Andrea LaMont

With detailed analysis and seamless collaboration, McKenney’s quickly installed an HVAC system in an upscale office space. THE CHALLENGE Looking to stand out during an extensive office renovation in one of Atlanta’s most historic and iconic buildings, the McKenney’s Interiors and Special Projects team performed a complicated HVAC installation in an area with exposed ceilings. They faced an aggressive schedule … Read More

Ally Center Build Presents New Challenges

Andrea LaMont

The 26-story Ally Charlotte Center is a welcome addition to Uptown Charlotte’s skyline. Developed by Crescent Communities, Ally Charlotte Center features 750,000-square-feet of office space, approximately 30,000-square-feet of ground floor retail and restaurants, a 12,000-square-feet public plaza, a 1,400-space parking garage and a 380-key JW Marriott hotel with a rooftop pool. Ally Financial, the anchor tenant, envisioned an impressive Class-A tower to … Read More

Turning a Zoo Into an Oasis

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s installed life support systems (LSS), including plumbing, pipefitting and controls, for the Zoo Atlanta Elephant Barn as part of the THE CHALLENGE  Zoo Atlanta tripled the size of its elephant habitat, tasking McKenney’s with managing LSS for the new exhibit. The McKenney’s team needed to perform most of the plumbing and pipefitting work underground while navigating around the steel and concrete barn. The project required strategic coordination among site … Read More

Barings Building

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s partnered with Balfour Beatty Construction to build a 25-story, high-rise office building and hotel tower in uptown Charlotte. This Class A, multi-purpose office tower, located adjacent to BB&T Ballpark, totals 638,000-square feet and spans the width of the entire city block. The building is anchored by a bank tenant occupying one-third of the building. Other tenants include the Kimpton Tryon Hotel … Read More