McKenney's, Inc. Helping Organizations Achieve LEED® Certification for a Wide Range of Buildings
November 23, 2012 (Newswire.com) - LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an internationally recognized green building program. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the LEED Green Building Rating System is a framework for identifying, implementing and measuring green building and neighborhood design, construction, operations, and maintenance.
LEED certification is the recognized standard for measuring building sustainability. According to the USGBC, LEED-certified buildings are designed to:
* Lower operating costs and increase asset value
* Reduce waste sent to landfills
* Conserve energy and water
* Be healthier and safer for occupants
* Reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions
* Qualify for tax rebates, zoning allowances and other incentives in hundreds of cities
McKenney's fosters greener, more efficient building environments via its energy services capabilities, including:
2.Equipment replacement evaluations
3.Environmental sustainability building support, which includes LEED certification and ENERGY STAR®
McKenney's can help you in obtaining LEED certification for your property. Our team of over 50 LEED Accredited Professionals uses exact processes-adhering to the internationally recognized green building certification system-to help ensure that your building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions are sustainable for you and for the environment.
McKenney's was awarded the LEED Showcase Award in the "Beyond LEED" category by the Atlanta Business Chronicle (ABC). It marked the first time that ABC - in a partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council - has recognized companies for best-in-LEED and environmentally friendly projects.
"We are proud of our efforts to impact the environment in a positive way," said John McKenney, president and CEO of McKenney's, Inc. "We're honored to be recognized for our sustainable design expertise and valuable insights that we share with clients exploring green building practices. Going green is part of our values and an important part of our commitment to every customer. It helps define us as a company."
In addition, support by McKenney's has helped many organizations achieve LEED certification for a wide range of building types, including commercial, institutional and government facilities. Since the company's first LEED-certified project - the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center mechanical systems at Callaway Gardens - in 2004, the company has made a concerted commitment to environmental stewardship through unique design/build, design/assist and Building Information Modeling (BIM) services.
McKenney's is dedicated to green building practices and takes pride in helping our customers build and retrofit building systems to improve energy efficiency and conserve natural resources. McKenney's has established an impressive portfolio of LEED-certified projects, including their own corporate headquarters in Atlanta.
Since 1948, the mission of McKenney's has been to meet or exceed customer expectations on every job we perform. The company offers expertise in HVAC, process piping, plumbing, and building automation and control systems, as well as service and maintenance. The company has its own in-house engineering, fabrication, installation, and commissioning resources to ensure cost-effective delivery of the highest quality solutions.
* Engineering solutions
* New construction
* Tenant and special projects
* Automation and controls
* Service and maintenance
McKenney's has developed services and expertise to serve their clients at every stage - from design and construction to services and maintenance. Self-performance of all trades, in-house shops and over 60 years of experience ensures top-quality solutions every time you work with McKenney's.
McKenney's is the Southeast's most trusted name in facility construction, operation and maintenance. For more than 60 years, our proven approach has ensured high-quality, energy-efficient solutions at every stage of a building's lifecycle.
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