Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association



Daikin highlights new prefab techniques for HVAC Council

SMACNA’s HVAC Contractors Council Steering Committee learned about innovative prefabrication techniques and trends in modular central plant construction during a recent tour of the Daikin Modular Central Plant (MCP) fabrication facility in Phoenix.

White Paper: Off-Site Construction, Modularization, and Sheet Metal Prefabrication

This New Horizons Foundation paper focuses on off-site construction from the perspective of prefabrication and installation of preassembled building components within “traditional” site-built construction project delivery methods or systems.

ENR SmartMarket Report

ENR SmartMarket Report examines the impact of prefabrication and modularization on industry productivity.

Multi-trade Modular Rack Design and Construction Video – Southland Industries

In this video, Southland Industries explains how the use of in-house engineering and construction resources build multi-trade modular rack systems.

Limbach: Off-Site Prefabrication Video

Many components of piping systems can be fabricated in Limbach's shop for delivery to the job site for quick, safe and accurate assembly. This video explores Limbach off-site prefabrication.

NIBS Off-Site Construction Council

This article delves into the world of “off-site construction” and NIBS’ very own Off-Site Construction Council.

Prefabrication that Benefits Your Project

This short video shows how SMACNA member J.F. Ahern utilizes prefabrication throughout its pipe fabrication, sheet metal, plumbing, and fire protection shops to improve productivity, quality and safety. This video addresses estimating and design, shop fabrication and assembly, quality control, delivery and installation, and final occupancy.

J.F. Ahern Co. Prefab Time Lapse Video

Who knew that prefabricated mechanical racking systems were so COOL? J. F. Ahern Co. recently unveiled a time-lapse video that was filmed over several months, chronicling the assembly and installation of 32 multi-trade racking systems for the Froedtert CFAC project in Milwaukee.

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