Grady 13th & 14th Floor Behavioral Renovation

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s assisted in designing and replacing 49 rooftop units in a 340,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Columbus, Georgia.   The installation included 280,000-square-foot of high bay space that will be used for light manufacturing, 60,000 of which is dedicated to administrative and office space.  

Kysor Warren

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s assisted in designing and replacing 49 rooftop units in a 340,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Columbus, Georgia. The installation included 280,000-square-foot high bay space used for light manufacturing; 60,000 of which is dedicated to administrative and office space. ​

Streaming with Newfound Efficiency

Andrea LaMont

Diverting more than 70,000 gallons of groundwater is a complicated and expensive task, especially when it occurs daily and requires an extensive transport and filtration process. The groundwater was from an aquifer more than 100 feet below a large development complex. It was planned to be discharged to the city’s stormwater system only after it passed a local environmental agency’s … Read More

Moses Cone Drawbridge Medical Center

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s was selected by Moses Cone Memorial Hospital as the mechanical partner for the Drawbridge Medical Center Project, a 100,000-square foot medical facility in Greensboro, North Carolina.  The team was involved early in the process, from the design narrative phase to construction. The project scope included building an ambulatory care space, an emergency department, imaging rooms, blood laboratory testing spaces, … Read More

Two Legacy Union

Andrea LaMont

The McKenney’s team partnered with Gilbane Building Company and Shelco to deliver a design-assist core and shell project in downtown Charlotte. The 18-story, 412,000-square foot, Class A office building is attached to the 620 South Tryon Bank of America building. The project included multiple scopes of work, from early involvement preconstruction to coordination with the design team to mechanical installations, … Read More

Norfolk Southern Headquarters

Andrea LaMont

McKenney’s partnered with Holder Construction Company to build two office towers in downtown Atlanta. The 10 and 17-story buildings include a training facility, retail and conference spaces, a fitness center, daycare, and other mixed-use spaces on the lower floors. They will serve as the network operations center for Norfolk Rail Service. The project included multiple scopes of work, from preconstruction … Read More

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

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

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

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