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  • News July 2016 SMACNews

    Inside this issue: SMACNA is working for you—SMACNA’s 2016 Mid-Year Report is now available. DOL says more workers eligible for overtime pay. Success! New Cleveland ordinance requires certified fire life safety technicians. SMACNA salutes 2016 safety winners for excellence.


  • News 2016 Mid-Year Report: How SMACNA is Working for You

    Take a look SMACNA’s top accomplishments on your behalf in this special 2016 Mid-Year Report.


  • News New Cleveland ordinance requires certified fire life safety technicians

    The city of Cleveland recently passed an ordinance that requires the building owner to repair or replace faulty dampers within 60 days of inspection. This development, and others across Ohio, was initiated by SMACNA members and signals new opportunities for contractors.


  • News Notice of SMACNA's Annual Business Meeting

    SMACNA's Annual Business Meeting will convene Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, Arizona.


  • News SMACNA salutes 2016 winners for safety excellence

    Each year, SMACNA recognizes our members for their outstanding performance in occupational safety and health through SMACNA’s Safety Excellence Award Program (SSEAP). This year’s results for the 2016 safety survey shows that safety and health are a high priority for SMACNA contractors.


  • News New! HVAC Systems Expertise Newsletter Summer 2016

    Read how a SMACNA contractor completed 24 percent more work on Samsung’s headquarters. Learn how a new Cleveland ordinance requiring fire life safety technicians be certified means more work for contractors. Find out how SMACNA research shows BIM brings profitability, new opportunities. And discover what lean design is all about—true collaboration, better outcomes.


  • News June 2016 SMACNews

    Inside this issue: Pension composite plans take center stage at National Issues Conference. Opening panels address fair pay, paid sick leave. New SMACNA’s HVAC Systems: Understanding the Basics. Canadian firms recognized for safety excellence. SMACNA welcomes new Premier Partner Milwaukee Tool


  • News Pension composite plans take center stage at National Issues Conference

    SMACNA contractors discussed the latest developments in crucial issues facing the industry—composite pension plans, misclassification of workers, infrastructure, and energy legislation—during the QCA National Issues Conference in Washington, D.C


  • News SMACNA recognizes Canadian firms for safety excellence

    SMACNA is proud to recognize Canadian member firms for their safety efforts in the inaugural SMACNA Safety Excellence Award Program–Canada (SSEAP-C).


  • News SMACNA’s HVAC Systems: Understanding the Basics—Updated 2016

    SMACNA’s new manual “HVAC Systems: Understanding the Basics,” 2nd edition, 2016, is a non-technical overview of HVAC systems used in residential, commercial, and institutional buildings. It covers system operation and components; and presents helpful diagrams and figures illustrating the systems.


  • Architectural Metal New! Architectural Metal Newsletter, Spring 2016

    Read about: MG McGrath created an eye-catching health care facility. Survey reveals where architects are bullish. CASS architectural experts restored the Michigan State Capital roof. How ASM revived the Basilica of St Louis. Robotics are allowing A. Zahner Co. to focus on craftsmanship.


  • News May 2016 SMACNews

    Inside this issue: SMACNA cheers energy policy. Safety SmartMarket report reveals dynamic changes. Senate approves airport infrastructure bill. College of Fellows welcomes new members.


  • Architectural Metal Robots allow A. Zahner to focus on art and craftsmanship

    When Bill Zahner, CEO of SMACNA contractor A. Zahner Company, Kansas City, Mo., introduced the idea of bringing robots into the shop, it received a cool reception.



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