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Archive for March, 2016

Traversing Many Twist and Turns

Traversing-Many-Twists-and-TurnsMcKenney’s Building Services Division provided a large arterial pipe transplant for the condenser water system that serves the chiller plant at a premier office building in downtown Atlanta. (more…)

Tags: Project Highlights

This year’s CEFGA CareerExpo

DSCN2411This year’s SkillsUSA & CEFGA CareerExpo was held on March 17 and 18 at the Georgia International Convention Center. The event connects students directly with professionals in varying areas of construction. Check out some photos of the McKenney’s team representing the World of Heating & Air Conditioning.

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Tags: Corporate, Events, HVAC

What Does it Mean to have a Healthy Safety Culture?

Charlotte_August2015_099Safety and having a “healthy safety culture” are buzz-words we hear a lot in our industry, and for good reason. But what exactly does is mean to have a healthy safety culture? Let’s take a step back for a moment and look at this subject from the 30,000-foot view. (more…)

Tags: Business Development

Big Data Can Help Increase Energy Efficiency

EnergywithwordsThe Department of Energy has created the SEED Platform Collaborative to for cities and states to join and help collect and manage bid data. The information being gathered is being used to set aggressive goals for energy efficiency moving forward. Click here to read more about the Collaborative and the results.

 

 

Tags: Energy Services

Planning and Building a Data Center

datacenters4The basis of design for your next major investment in your ever-growing IT infrastructure is complete and the engineering team has put together a set of documents that will be used to begin the planning and budgeting phase for the project. This part of planning and building a data center can be easily overlooked or under-utilized, however it is one of the most important for setting up a project for success. Ensuring that the request for proposal is well thought out and well defined will lay the ground work for successfully controlling budget and maintaining design intent. However, due to the expedited nature of most data center projects, this process begins earlier in the design phase than most. Therefore, it is also of great importance to manage the inevitable design changes and understand the full impact they might have to the project. (more…)

Tags: Data Centers