McKenney's, Inc. Receives 2013 GASFA Innovation Award For Water Capture and Well Project with GBI

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McKenney's, Inc. Receives 2013 GASFA Innovation Award For Water Capture and Well Project with GBI

  1. 1. McKenney's, Inc. Receives 2013 GASFA Innovation Award For Water Capture and Well Project with GBI
  2. 2. The Georgia Association of State Facility Administrators (GASFA) Innovations Awards program was established in 2009 to recognize outstanding achievement by a state facility organization in establishing an innovative new program or improving an existing program. McKenney's, Inc. in collaboration with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) recently won the GASFA innovation award for the work done on GBI’s water capture and well project.
  3. 3. GBI monitored water use at its Headquarters in Decatur for a few years 3-year analysis of findings from water bills Summary of the Water Capture and Well Project • Average monthly water usage – 370,000 gal/month • Usage for a typical hot month (August) – 1,000,000 gal/month • Baseline usage (based on winter months) – 140,000 gal/month All water usage above the baseline was attributed to cooling tower make-up water and, to a lesser extent, irrigation.
  4. 4. Project Concept Drill a well to supply cooling tower and irrigation needs Provide cisterns to: • Fill up at night • Supply water during the day Additional Water Opportunities Capture condensate water from air handlers in the Annex Building Capture rainwater from roof of the Annex Building
  5. 5. This reduces not only the GBI's utility budget but also its demand on the already stressed water supply in the Atlanta metro area. Project Team GBI Staff Services McKenney’s Building Services team CB Richard Ellis GBI Site Team The Bottom Line Project cost - $80,000 Annual savings in water Bills – $20,000 Payback – 4 Years
  6. 6. About McKenney's McKenney's is the Southeast's most trusted name in facility construction, operation and maintenance. For more than six decades, our proven approach has ensured high-quality, energy-efficient solutions at every stage of a building--Design, Build, Manage & Maintain. McKenney's offers expertise in HVAC, process piping, plumbing, and building automation and control systems, as well as service and maintenance. We have our own in-house engineering, fabrication, installation and commissioning resources to ensure cost-effective delivery of the highest quality solutions. For more information, please visit http://www.mckenneys.com
  7. 7. About GASFA The Georgia Association of State Facilities Administrators (GASFA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing and enhancing the leadership, education and professionalism of facility managers employed in the State government of Georgia. Founded in 1996 at the Conference Center at Georgia Veterans State Park, GASFA was founded in order to give state facility managers and members of the construction and engineering industries an opportunity to better coordinate on the issues that matter most, and to give state facility managers a voice on the important laws and regulations that impact them. For more information, please visit http://gasfa.net
  8. 8. 1056 Moreland Industrial Boulevard Atlanta, Georgia 30316 P: 404-622-5000 sales@mckenneys.com www.mckenneys.com 3601 Performance Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28214 P: 704-357-1200 Atlanta Office: Charlotte Office:

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