Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

Regulatory and Legislative


SMACNA Supports Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act of 2017

On November 20, 2017, SMACNA submitted a letter to the United States Senate endorsing passage of Senate Bill S.512, the Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act of 2017.

National Combined Heat and Power Overview Fact Sheet

​The Alliance for Industrial Efficiency offers this new National Combined Heat and Power Overview fact sheet providing a comprehensive overview of the CHP opportunity in the United States.

Nuclear industry awaits critical tax credits

Utility companies in South Carolina and Georgia are trying to decide whether to continue building or abandon construction on two expensive nuclear reactors as they wait for the U.S. Senate to extend a nuclear tax credit they are counting on.

Industrial competitiveness, nuclear innovation top legislative list

SMACNA’s Capitol Hill office is lobbying hard to pass current legislation supporting the industrial market sector including industrial efficiency, comprehensive energy policy, incentives to advance industrial competitiveness, and nuclear energy financing reform.

Advanced technologies are growing manufacturing sector

New methods of extracting power from waste heat and producing both heat and power from a single source are playing a growing role in cutting America’s electricity consumption, driving down emissions, and improving the country’s industrial competitiveness.

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