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Building Relationships on the Double

 McKenney’s completed multiple design/build mechanical systems projects for an eight-story, 200,000-square-foot corporate headquarters.

 

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Tags: Project Highlights

Heads-Up, We’re Hands Free in Georgia

 As you have surely heard by now, a new “Hands Free Law” went into effect for the state of Georgia on July 1, 2018. This legislation is aimed at cracking down on distracted and dangerous driving due to hand-held devices being used behind the wheel. At McKenney’s we were already operating under a company policy of hands-free driving, and we welcome the new laws as a step forward in safety on our roadways.

 

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Tags: Safety

ASHRAE 170 Pressure Room Pressurization

Certain rooms in a healthcare building should be correctly pressurized with respect to surrounding areas. If rooms are not properly pressurized, an imbalance may exist between the supply and exhaust rates for the room. The following are examples of positively pressurized rooms:

  • Operating Rooms
  • Delivery Rooms
  • Trauma Rooms
  • Laser Eye Rooms
  • Pharmacy
  • Surgical Supply Clean Workrooms and Sterile Storage

 

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Tags: Healthcare, Mechanical

Reducing Building Energy Consumption in Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB)

Atlanta has adopted a comprehensive policy to significantly reduce energy use in commercial buildings. McKenney’s, Inc., the Southeast’s most trusted name in facility construction, operation and maintenance, is working closely with building owners and operators to help them meet the new standards set by the Energy Efficiency Ordinance.  

 

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Tags: Energy Services

Foundation to Smart Buildings

There isn’t one distinct thing a building can change to become “smart”. Buildings and its occupants are unique and require a unique approach. I’ll share with  you foundations of upgrading from a modern building to becoming a smart building.

 

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Tags: Cybersecurity, Security, Technology