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Archive for July, 2017

What I learned on my last Phishing trip…

Ask most employees and they will tell you what Phishing is and why it’s bad. Yet, Phishing is still a top Cyber Security concern for any organization. I recently conducted several mock phishing campaigns that revealed common problems that prevent employees from being successful at combating phishing attempts.

Tags: Cybersecurity, Security, Tips & Tricks

Benefiting from Twelve Months Hard Time

Through an energy savings performance contract, McKenney’s Building Performance Solutions provided a turnkey solution to an aging, inefficient heating system at a large maximum security prison in Georgia. We successfully delivered the project for the Georgia Department of Corrections starting with the development of an initial Energy Conservation Measure (ECM), then project design and finally completion ahead of schedule.


Tags: Building Performance Solutions

Expert Planning Overcomes Weather Delays

Project Name

Polk Medical Center Critical Care Facility

Project Location

Cedartown, Georgia

Project Team

Owner: Polk Medical Center

General Contractor: Brasfield & Gorrie

Architect: Earl Swensson Associates, Inc.

Engineer: Phoenix Design Group

Contractor: McKenney’s, Inc.


Tags: Healthcare, Project Highlights

Realcomm | IBcon 2017, San Diego

Weeks ago I attended a conference that I had been hearing buzz about for several years. It is no secret that technology is rapidly converging upon the commercial real estate industry, impacting all facets of building operation. I was fascinated by the thought leaders’ prognostication on just how many more areas of real estate and building operations are rapidly evolving.


Tags: Automation & Control Solutions

Job Well Done — Ahead of Schedule

Project Name

Peak 10 Data Center Chilled Water Plant and Distribution System

Project Location

Alpharetta, Georgia

Project Team

Owner: Peak 10, Inc.

General Contractor: Balfour Beatty

Architect: Reynolds, Smith & Hills, Inc.

Engineer: Reynolds, Smith & Hills, Inc.

Subcontractor: McKenney’s, Inc.


Tags: Commissioning, Project Highlights