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iTi offers industrial sheet metal coursework

The International Training Institute (iTi), co-sponsored by SMACNA and SMART, offers a variety of classes that are directly applicable to industrial sheet metal work. Find a summary below. For additional information, visit or contact the iTi’s Program Director Michael Harris ( / (703) 739-7200).

Report: Discover how large industrial companies save energy

Looking to cut your company’s energy costs? Energy is one of the largest costs that companies can actively reduce.

The PEW Charitable Trusts Promote Energy Efficiency

The industrial sector uses more energy than any other sector and accounts for one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions generated in the United States each year.

AIE Case Studies

The Alliance for Industrial Efficiency (AIE) published a series of case studies on industrial energy-efficiency program success stories, featuring Crown Battery, HARBEC, Inc., Nissin Brake, and United Technologies Corporation. These manufacturers are saving significant money each year thanks to energy-efficiency improvements made possible in part through industrial efficiency utility programs. Each of these case studies highlights the tremendous benefits of industrial efficiency – along with the benefits of leveraging resources through utility energy-efficiency programs.

ITI curriculum offers the chance to get industrial training right

Training sheet metal workers to properly—and profitably—perform the tasks involved in industrial projects can’t be a “sidebar” to getting them ready to do commercial HVAC work, according to James Shoulders, administrator for the International Training Institute.

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