Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Center Opens
Devens, MA – (February 18, 2015) – The City of Boston opened its newest municipal building this month. N.B. Kenney completed the mechanical work for this 206,000SF project, the Bruce C. Bolling complex, in historic Dudley Square. Mechanical scope entailed installation of heating and cooling infrastructure along with 700 chilled beams. The new Center will house 500 employees of the Boston Public Schools as well as The Roxbury Innovation Center and various retail tenants at street level.
N.B. Kenney Acquires Boston Mechanical Services
Devens, MA – (January 5, 2015) – N.B. Kenney Company, Inc. began the celebration of its 45th year by announcing the acquisition of Boston Mechanical Services of Stoughton. Boston Mechanical Services offers a full range of maintenance and operation services for all types of mechanical systems. Aidan Maguire, former principal of Boston Mechanical Services, will lead the service entity as N.B. Kenney’s Vice President of Service.
WIT Unveils new Apartment Building
Devens, MA – (November 10, 2014) – Wentworth Institute of Technology opened its new 7-story student apartment complex in August. NB Kenney completed HVAC work on this project, located on Huntington Avenue in Boston. Started in April 2013, this multi-story project was built in 17 months. Designed by Beacon Architectural Associates, the Apartments at 525 Huntington offer residential kitchens and laundry facilities in each unit. The GC was BOND Brothers.
Substantial Completion Reached at Somerset Berkley
Devens, MA – (November 4, 2014) – NB Kenney finished HVAC work at Somerset Berkley Regional High School in the summer. The new school had its ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 2 and welcomed returning students to the building. N.B. Kenney partnered with Bacon/Agostini Construction in this 230,000 sq.ft. project designed by Ai3 Architects. The new building will accommodate the combined high school-aged population of the two towns.
NB Kenney completes work at Newburyport’s Bresnahan
Devens, MA – (October 20, 2014) – NB Kenney has completed HVAC work at the new Bresnahan Elementary School in Newburyport. This project created much-needed classroom space to accommodate growing enrollment and students with special learning needs, as well as a new Auditorium and Cafeteria. Designed by HMFH Architects of Cambridge, the 112,000 sq.ft. Grade 1 to 3 school, opened last month.
Hotel Commonwealth Expansion Project
Devens, MA – (July 15, 2014) – NB Kenney has started work at the Hotel Commonwealth expansion project on Newbury Street in Boston. This project, managed by Mortenson Construction of WI in association with Columbia Construction of North Reading, will be adding over 75,000 sq.ft. of guest room and event room space to the luxury hotel, as well as additional parking capacity. NB Kenney has been hired to complete all HVAC work on the project, which will run through the end of summer 2015.
Bancroft Elementary School Reaches Substantial Completion
Devens, MA – (June 24, 2014) – N.B. Kenney Company has just finished HVAC work on the Bancroft Elementary School project in Andover, Massachusetts. This new 106,486 sq. ft. school is targeted to earn LEED Silver accreditation.
Hynes Convention Center Contract
Devens, MA – (May 19, 2014) – NB Kenney was recently awarded the plumbing contract for the Kitchen Modernization Project at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston by the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA). The project is expected to last 24 months.