Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

HVAC

SMACNA’s HVAC Contractors Council develops programs, services and products that help members compete effectively in the HVAC duct fabrication, installation and building life cycle markets. Issues include: Building Information Modeling (BIM), LEAN, Green, prefabrication, modularization, and construction contracts.

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