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Archive for February, 2015

Fast Tracking Office Renovations

Commercial OfficesMcKenney’s completed an interior renovation on an upper floor of a commercial office tower in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

The Challenge

The team needed to renovate the HVAC system and make an existing break room functional for a tenant of this high-rise office building. Work on the 6,300-square-foot space had to be completed on a very tight timeline, with no room for inspection delays, requiring meticulous management of all facets of the project.

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Precise Coordination and Execution

Precise-Coordination-and-ExecutionMcKenney’s upgraded and enhanced cooling tower operation to improve system performance and lower energy costs at a nine-floor hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina.

 

The Challenge

The cooling tower had to be replaced with minimal disruption to the hotel and guests. The project required expert planning, precise coordination of the sub teams and continual communication with the hotel’s management to remain on schedule.

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Navigating Safety Obstacles

Navigating-Safety-ObstaclesDespite tough safety issues, McKenney’s successfully installed roof top units along with a chilled water supply and return pipe system at a medical center kitchen.

 

The Challenge

Piping had to be carefully installed through the boiler plant, into a crawl space with asbestos warning labels, up through the floor and across the ceiling of the main switchboard room into the kitchen. New roof top units (RTUs) were very large and heavy. During the RTU installation lift, extreme precision was needed as there was only 18 inches of rigging space clearance.

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Designing Alternatives for Uptime

Designing-Alternatives-for-UptimeCheck out one of how one of our teams provided critical services that enabled HVAC systems to remain online during a chiller plant renovation for the commercial office in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

The Challenge

The McKenney’s team needed to ensure optimal uptime of an HVAC chilled water system as old equipment was removed and new chillers and pumps were installed. Also, the plant’s layout did not allow removal and installation of the equipment intact— requiring demolition of several concrete walls, doorways and a rest room.

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