1. Colorado’s South Suburban Saves $432,000 in First Year of Energy Project

    Colorado's South Suburban Saves $432,000 in First Year of Energy Project First year of energy project exceeds expectations by $29,000; District-wide energy upgrades and energy awareness initiatives saved more than $432,000 in annual utility and operational savings in their first year CENTENNIAL, Colo. (Dec. 1, 2017) — South Suburban Park and Recreation District (SSPRD) and McKinstry partn[...]

  2. Harborview Medical Center Installs Largest Solar Array on a Hospital in Washington State

    SEATTLE (Nov. 28, 2017) — Harborview is installing a nearly 100-kilowatt solar array on the roof of the West Hospital building. The solar array will be the largest on any hospital in the state of Washington and will help offset the energy costs of the medical center. McKinstry, a design-build firm focused[...]

  3. Carson City School District Announces Additional Plans to Cut Energy Expenditures

    Nevada’s most energy-efficient school district continues to wring savings out of schools Carson City, Nev. (Nov. 20, 2017) — Carson City School District becomes the latest participant in an energy-awareness and savings program called powerED. McKinstry, an energy and facility services expert, will administer [...]

  4. powerED Saves Big With The University of Northern Colorado

    As this Oct. 31 article by Tommy Wood of The Greeley Tribune explains, the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) is making their campus more sustainable, one step at a time. We're partnering with UNC on several different fronts, and the university has already reached some impressive energy-saving benchmarks. As the story notes, "UNC [...]

  5. ‘Bold Energy Conservation’ Is Key For Transformation of Seattle’s Pacific Tower

    'Bold Energy Conservation' Is Key For Transformation of Seattle's Pacific Tower Did you know that McKinstry installed 2,000 LED fixtures—along with an Enlighted LLLC system—in Seattle’s Pacific Tower building, resulting in lighting energy use 27 percent better than Seattle’s already progressive energy code? That's one of the many interesting tidbits contained in this Oct. 26 piece in [...]

  6. Cummins, McKinstry and Microsoft Open The Doors To Their Advanced Energy Lab in Seattle

    SEATTLE (Oct. 25, 2017) — Today, Cummins, McKinstry and Microsoft officially unveiled their new Advanced Energy Lab. The 20-rack datacenter pilot, located at the McKinstry Innovation Center in the Sodo neighborhood of Seattle, is now operational and will soon deliver data and insights on how fuel cells can [...]

  7. School Construction News: “Living Laboratory Helps Washington State’s New Everett University Center Shine”

    School Construction News: "Living Laboratory Helps Washington State’s New Everett University Center Shine" This Oct. 24 feature story by Rachel Leber of School Construction News examines McKinstry's work on the new Everett University Center. The $65 million, 95,000-square-foot building officially opened on Aug. 15 of this year, and will serve as an engineering and STEM facility for the Washing[...]

  8. McKinstry Hires Regional Director in Illinois

    Frank Colacicco to manage energy services sales and operations in Illinois CHICAGO (Sept. 20, 2017) – McKinstry, a full-service, design-build-operate-maintain (DBOM) firm specializing in energy and facility services, today announced the hiring of Frank Colacicco as Regional Director for Illinois. Colacicco will be based out of McKinstry’s Chica[...]

  9. Putting Water To (More) Work: McKinstry, Canyon Hydro, Covington Team Up

    BY BILL VIRGIN Editor/Publisher, Washington Manufacturing Alert   Capturing the energy inherent in falling or moving water to do work or generate electricity was one of the original power sources of this country. The Northwest still gets the bulk of its electricity from hydropower, mostly from mammoth dam projec[...]

  10. Kleberg County Upgrades Facilities While Boosting Energy Savings

    Kleberg County teams with McKinstry to make critical safety and efficiency upgrades to county buildings KINGSVILLE, TEXAS (Sept. 6, 2017) – Kleberg County has completed energy-saving renovations and upgrades in buildings across the county, performed by McKinstry, a national design-build company specializing in energy-based retr[...]

  11. Covington Water District Awarded Grant To Install Turbine Inside Water Main

    McKinstry chosen to design and install project and verify energy savings COVINGTON, Wash. (August 3, 2017) – Covington Water District (CWD), a public utility district providing water to over 50,000 residents of South King County, has been awarded a grant from the Washington State Department of Commerce to install an [...]

  12. McKinstry Announces New Chief Financial Officer, Controller

    Promotions bolster finance and accounting department leadership SEATTLE (August 1, 2017) – McKinstry, a national design, build, operate and maintain (DBOM) firm, today announced the promotions of Joseph Hagar to the role of chief financial officer and Yana Lisikyan to the role of controller. Prior to McKinstry, Hagar worked at [...]

  13. Spokane Transit’s Facility Upgrades Conserve Money, Energy

    Spokane Transit's Facility Upgrades Conserve Money, Energy SPOKANE, Wash. (July 28, 2017) – Spokane Transit Authority (STA) is saving approximately $136,000 per year in electricity and natural gas costs as a result of energy-efficient improvements made to the agency’s bus maintenance facilities by McKinstry. In addition to these annual energy cost savings, STA received a $547,269 grant fro[...]

  14. Kilgore College Hires McKinstry To Identify Major Energy Savings Opportunities

    College teams with energy experts to help cut costs with board-approved facility upgrades KILGORE, Texas (July 24, 2017) – Kilgore College has announced it is teaming with McKinstry Essention LLC, a national firm specializing in design, construction and energy services, to conduct a complete campus energy infrastr[...]

  15. McKinstry Kicks Off Energy-Saving Partnership With Arkansas’ Sebastian County

    McKinstry Kicks Off Energy-Saving Partnership With Arkansas' Sebastian County As this July 20 article from Arkansas' Southwest Times Record notes, McKinstry's just-announced partnership with Sebastian County could yield "vast" energy savings county-wide. The article covers McKinstry South Regional Director Michael Grabham's recent presentation to the Sebastian County Quorum Court. As the stor[...]

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