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Archive for May, 2018

Giving Back to the Queen City: Levine Children’s Hospital



In 2018, McKenney’s, Inc. of Charlotte is supporting Carolina’s HealthCare System’s Levine Children’s Hospital.



Tags: News

LEED Version 4.1 Tracks Performance for Existing Buildings

LEED is the world’s rating system for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings. LEED raises the bar to increase the impact on our built environment. The next step for the LEED ratings systems has been unveiled. LEED V4.1 is built on the concept of “all buildings in” including existing buildings that are occupied and in use right now. This new integration is not just for entire buildings, but for spaces within buildings also.



Tags: Energy Services, LEAN, News

Now Hiring – Construction Quality Engineer


McKenney’s is committed to diversity based on inclusion, understanding and acceptance. We know that our individuality and distinct backgrounds are what help make our company great. We foster a safe, friendly workplace that reflects a full range of perspectives, tastes and preferences. McKenney’s is looking for Construction Quality Engineers to join our team in Atlanta.



Tags: Corporate, News

Trending Phishing Scams of 2018

Phishing is a technique that involves tricking you into thinking you are on a secure website or responding to a legitimate business email to steal confidential information, passwords, etc. Phishing schemes are still one of the most serious threats to companies including internet giants like Google and Facebook. As criminals adapt their techniques, you (and your employees) should be aware of the scams du jour.



Tags: Security, Technology, Tips & Tricks

Should BIM Schedules be Independent of Overall Project Schedules?

An overall project schedule (OPS) is one of the most important planning tools available to any construction team.  The most successful projects include BIM workflows in their OPS.  Here are three best practices I have observed on projects that leverage BIM for the most value.


Tags: BIM & Construction Technology, Tips & Tricks