Innovative Processes and Tools

Andrea LaMont

The McKenney’s team designed and installed mechanical systems for the East Coast headquarters of a multi-national managed care company in Charlotte, North Carolina. THE CHALLENGE Unlike many projects of this type, the McKenney’s team was awarded the work after the concrete had already started pouring. The team started the mechanical design immediately, prioritizing and focusing efforts to stay ahead of the demanding schedule. Constant deliveries of mechanical, electrical and plumbing materials—along with managing a … Read More

Piedmont Rockdale

Andrea LaMont

Piedmont Rockdale Hospital is a part of the Piedmont Healthcare System. It serves Rockdale County, Georgia and the surrounding areas. With over 1100 employees─including physicians and healthcare professionals─and 138 beds, this hospital provides the only acute-care facility in Rockdale County.    This build-out project adds a 21-bed medical and surgical unit with administrative offices and support areas. 

Amazon Atlanta

Andrea LaMont

Second-generation 24,680-square-foot interior build-out that included the demolition of existing HVAC systems and equipment. The project involved the installation of new HVAC controls systems, terminal units, ductwork, supplemental cooling systems and plumbing systems. A preconstruction survey was also used to test the basic operation and integrity of the equipment controls.  

An Educated Approach to HVAC

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s installed HVAC ductwork and piping at a nanotechnology research and training facility under renovation at the Georgia Institute of Technology. THE CHALLENGE While the two floors of laboratory shell space were being renovated, other areas of the facility that were occupied had to remain operational. With nearly 75 percent of the construction in overhead spaces, numerous ceiling conflicts had … Read More

A Job for the History Books

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s installed a complete HVAC system for a tenant in a 1920’s era building with plans to be on the National Register of Historic Places. THE CHALLENGE In a 2.1 million square foot mixed-use development—consisting of office and retail space, restaurants and a food hall─the tenant’s 77,288-square-foot commercial office renovation offered limited accessibility as it was situated in a congested … Read More

Confidential Orthopedic Customer

Andrea LaMont

The McKenney’s team completed a 12,000-square foot surgical suite renovation in Cumming, Georgia. The team was involved early on in the process and helped provide value engineering options to bring the project into budget. The 1st generation space required highly skilled trades to complete the medical and healthcare specialty work. 

Northside Hospital Gwinnett

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s Healthcare and Energy Services teams completed an 8400-square foot medical office building (MOB) renovation for an outpatient infusion center and new compounding pharmacy.    The scope included the installation of HVAC and plumbing systems for the space to upgrade it from administrative to patient use, and the project required heavy coordination to maintain the tight schedule. The pharmacy will help … Read More

Fort Benning Office Renovation

Andrea LaMont

Fort Benning is the United States Army post near Columbus, Georgia that supports more than 120,000 active-duty military service men and women, their family members, reserve component soldiers, retirees and civilian employees daily.   McKenney’s was tasked with renovating a 15,000-square-foot duplex style two-story office building on base. As part of the HVAC and plumbing renovations, the McKenney’s team replaced two closed circuit cooling towers, sixteen … Read More

Morehouse MLK Chapel

Andrea LaMont

The Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel, with its impressive organ, is one of the world’s most prominent religious memorials to Dr. King. The chapel is the spiritual center of the campus and is meant to inspire Morehouse students to become servant leaders, scholars, and advocates for their communities.  To preserve the building and bring it to life, … Read More

Emory Wayne Rollins Laboratory

Andrea LaMont

The McKenney’s team completed a complex laboratory renovation at Emory Wayne Rollins Research Center in Atlanta, Georgia.  The 12,000-square foot laboratory renovation at Emory University required that the McKenney’s team tie into the existing stainless exhaust system. Extensive coordination with the team and tenant allowed Emory to keep the current labs functional with minimal downtime while upgrading and reconditioning the … Read More