Installation of Condenser Water Cooling System and Design-Assist Services in Davidson, NC
MSC Corporate Headquarters
Davidson, North Carolina
Owner: MSC Industrial Supply Co.
General Contractor: Choate
Architect: Rule Joy Trammel + Rubio
Pipe Shop Prefab
Engineer: Barrett, Woodyard
& Associates, Inc.
Sheet Metal Shop Prefab
McKenney’s provided design/assist services and installed a condenser
water cooling system and controls at MSC’s new corporate headquarters
in North Carolina.
The McKenney’s team had to maintain a tight budget and meet an
aggressive five-month installation schedule including the entire upfit in
the new commercial office building—before precast panels blocked the
team. The job was won based on the design/assist experience of the
McKenney’s team which also had to prove it could seamlessly execute
To stay on track and within budget, McKenney’s expedited approval of
shop drawings to ensure everything was coordinated ahead of precast
panel installation. In lieu of a buckhoist, a unique “trailer flying”
approach was used to efficiently lift materials, pipe, duct prefab and
equipment to each elevated slab during the rough-in phases. McKenney’s
also fabricated all the sheet metal and used grooved piping to speed up
The content of this document is not intended as an endorsement.
McKenney’s used its design/assist knowledge and unique installation
capabilities to fast track the job and allowed MSC to move in on
1056 Moreland Industrial Boulevard
Atlanta, Georgia 30316
3601 Performance Road
Charlotte, North Carolina 28214