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Archive for May, 2017

Will Phishing in the Construction Industry Ever Stop?

One can’t go a few days without hearing about a new cyber security vulnerability or reading about another company that had a massive data breach. You can almost say the same thing about phishing in the construction industry, where competent, respected individuals have his/her email account hacked and compromised and are sending out annoying phishing emails. How can you stop this from happening to you?


Tags: Cybersecurity, Security, Tips & Tricks

Leveraging McKenney’s In-house Resources to Solve a 110 °F Problem

By leveraging pre-planning, fabrication, and design-build processes, McKenney’s Building Performance team delivered a turnkey solution to a manufacturing facility where the production floor could reach +110°F with minimal impact on customer’s operations. McKenney’s experienced team of craftsmen installed the 300-ton cooling system in a single day.


Tags: Building Performance Solutions

Two Metrics You Should Never Forget


Professionals in the built sector know each job comes with its own unique set of challenges and opportunities. What sets the successful projects apart is the ability to maintain safety, quality, and productivity. Key metrics and scoreboards help maintain focus on those important measures that have the most effect on SQP.


Tags: LEAN

Making a Difference with Predictive Maintenance

“Cost avoidance”, “unscheduled maintenance”, and “equipment downtime” are all phrases we hear and use when speaking with our customers about the need for regular maintenance. More importantly, we have to continue building our relationships with our customers because McKenney’s is a partner and not simply a vendor. Our Predictive Maintenance measures help separate McKenney’s from competitors.


Tags: Building Services, HVAC

Commissioning: What It Is, What It Isn’t and Why Data Centers Can Be Tricky

You’re preserving more than your bottom line. It’s a common buzzword thrown around in the construction, design and energy industries. It’s a cohesive design process implemented in construction/design projects.

What is it?


Tags: Commissioning