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Archive for the ‘Energy Services’ Category

Energy Efficiency in New Commercial Buildings

According to the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, approximately 20% of all energy in the U.S. goes to power commercial buildings. Energy efficiency is a balance between energy saving and energy consumption. Whether the buildings are designed as offices, schools, hospitals, retail spaces, or for industrial purposes, planning for maximum energy efficiency in the design and construction phase is critical to the bottom line. Commercial builders can follow a construction model known as “whole building design” to meet new energy certification standards. Developers, architects, and engineers work together to set goals for optimal energy efficiency in new buildings. (more…)

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Energy Assessments Point the Way Toward Operational Improvement

Energy Services at McKenney's

Energy usage can account for one-third of a commercial building’s operating costs. Integrating energy efficient strategies can lead to reduced energy use and operational improvements and savings.  Regular performance reviews and periodic auditing of a building’s equipment and systems helps ensure that everything is operating efficiently. Benefits to the facility may include a reduction in operating costs, greater comfort level for building occupants, and greater longevity of equipment and systems for a better return on investment.
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Solve the Performance Challenges of Your Healthcare Facility

Keeping a facility operating around the clock is no small job. Add in aging systems with device and sensor issues, and you have a facility that has too much variance in patient comfort, takes too much time to operate and uses too much energy to run.

 

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Tags: Building Services, Energy Services, Healthcare, New Construction

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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City of Atlanta Energy Savings Performance Contract – City Hall

As part of the city led ESPC (Energy Savings Performance Contracting) program McKenney’s has been performing energy renovations at the historic Atlanta city hall building. 

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Tags: Building Performance Solutions, Energy Services