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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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Tags: News, Plumbing, Tips & Tricks

McKenney’s, Inc. Receives 2013 Outstanding Subcontractor of the Year Award

shutterstock_79543588 copyWe are honored to have been selected by Turner Construction Company’s Atlanta Business Unit as a 2013 Outstanding Subcontractor of the Year!

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Tags: News

The Stack Effect

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Have you ever walked into the lobby of a high rise during the winter to find it surprisingly cold? That’s the stack effect in play. When the air inside a building is warmer and less dense than the outdoor air, the warmer air rises to the top of the building. The top floors become positively pressurized while the bottom floors become negatively pressurized, allowing cold unconditioned air to freely flow into building lobbies.

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Tags: Energy Services

Leading InsideIQ’s Building Automation Alliance in Energy Efficiency

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As a proud member of the InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance, McKenney’s is dedicated to green building practices and helping customers improve energy efficiency and conserve natural resources.

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McKenney’s Ranked as One of the “Best Places to Work” in Atlanta and Charlotte

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Recently, McKenney’s was honored to be named one of the “Best Places to Work” in Atlanta and Charlotte by the Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Charlotte Business Journal, respectively.

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Tags: News