New Basketball Arena Scores Big

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Georgia Tech constructed a state-of-the-art basketball arena to enhance its existing coliseum, built in 1956. For more information visit http://www.mckenneys.com.

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New Basketball Arena Scores Big

  1. 1. New Basketball Arena Scores Big Project Name žž McCamish Pavilion Project Location žž Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, Georgia Project Team žž Owner: Georgia Institute of Technology žž General Contractor: Whiting – Turner Co. žž Architect: Populous žž Engineer: ME Engineers Project Status žž Completed LEED® Certification Level žž Gold G eorgia Tech constructed a state-of-the-art basketball arena to enhance its existing coliseum, built in 1956. The new arena included 13,000 feet of mechanical piping and 11,678 feet of ductwork. The Challenge McKenney’s needed to account for the existing building structure and work within limited floor space. The coliseum was a 404-622-5000 info@mckenneys.com 1056 Moreland Industrial Boulevard Atlanta, Georgia 30316 circular building, which made mechanical field locations and dimensioning a challenge. were used to assist the design engineer and coordinate multiple trades. The Solution The project team took a laser scan of the existing building for use in the Building Information Modeling (BIM) process and also used Trimble GPS technologies for trade layouts. All major mechanical components were prefabricated to limit onsite work. Local knowledge and engineering expertise The Results McKenney’s significantly helped the customer lower its budgeted costs while maintaining system integrity and performance. By leveraging its detailing and shop capabilities, McKenney’s helped complete the project on schedule with minimal field trim or call-ins. www.mckenneys.com 704-357-1200 info@mckenneys.com 3601 Performance Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28214 © 2013 McKenney’s, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia. All rights reserved. Printed in the U.S.A. McKenney’s, Inc. and the McKenney’s, Inc. logo are registered trademarks of McKenney’s, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. The content of this document is not intended as an endorsement.

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