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2015 Georgia/Carolina State Apprenticeship Competition Winners!

blueribbon_withoutTextCongratulations to our own Brandon Helton, Matt Christian and Michael Owens ! All three earned 1st place at the 2015 Georgia/Carolina State Apprenticeship Competition—Brandon in Plumbing, Matt in HVAC Service and Michael in HVAC-R. We are proud to have them representing McKenney’s, Local 72 and Local 421 as they go on to the district/regional competition in New Orleans. Great job, guys!

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Congratulations, Brasfield & Gorrie!

blueribbon_withoutTextCongratulations to Brasfield & Gorrie on being named Contractor of the Year by Associated Builders and Contractors. We look forward to continuing to partner with this great company in the future!

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Program Manager Jill Myers Is a Keynote Panelist at the Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit 2015

GartnerOur very own Jill Myers will be a keynote panelist at this year’s Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit.  Look for her at the “Building a Data Driven Culture” session on March 31!  More information about the summit can be found at http://www.gartner.com/technology/summits/na/business-intelligence/.

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Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, Building Intelligence, Events, News

InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance Launches Cybersecurity Committee

InsideIQ_logo_hor_cmyk_pos_no_bleed_minIn an increasingly connected world, it’s essential to stay ahead of the curve, especially when it comes to cybersecurity and protecting customers’ critical assets. InsideIQ™ Building Automation Alliance, an international alliance of independent building automation contractors, recently formed a Cybersecurity Committee to provide education and support to help member firms, including McKenney’s, better protect themselves and their customers from cyber attacks.

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Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, News, Security

The Big Chill

Winter Weather Blog Post

Over the last two days, much of the country has witnessed extreme cold weather, and you may very well have pipes that are frozen and prone to burst when the thaw comes tomorrow.

 

The most vulnerable points of failure will be your hose bibs where you hook up your garden hoses. If the hose bibs freeze and split, water will be released when the thaw hits and could flood into your basement, behind a finished wall or into your crawl space.

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