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Comprehensive Security Solutions from McKenney’s


Choose McKenney’s and protect critical assets from the parking lot to the boardroom with the industry’s most comprehensive security solutions. Whether it’s access control, video surveillance or intrusion detection and monitoring, we tailor security solutions to work seamlessly with other key building systems and install them to fit your specific needs.


Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, Security

The Emergence of Smarter Buildings


Much of the equipment provided in today’s modern buildings include built-in intelligent controls. This growth of “smarter things” has naturally led to the thoughts of “smarter buildings,” but is it really as simple as that? What are the keys to truly smarter buildings?


Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, Systems Integration & Controls

Part 1: What Do the Fundamentals of Hitting a Baseball Have to Do with Your Facility Operations?


With spring comes America’s favorite pastime: baseball. For many people, there’s nothing better than sitting in your favorite ballpark, watching your favorite team on a sunny day with a hot dog in one hand and an ice cold drink in the other. In honor of this tradition, we’re exploring how baseball and facility operations are related at a fundamental level.


Tags: Energy Services

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.


Tags: Automation & Control Solutions, News, Security

Why Commission Your Building Systems?


Are your building systems performing at their highest level? How do you know? Have your utility bills continued to climb, and do you know why? In our experience, we’ve found that most building systems will drift away from peak performance over time and, perhaps more surprising, is that the peak performance of most building systems was never achieved.


Tags: Energy Services