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This page offers resources recommended by SMACNA’S Architectural Sheet Metal Contractors Council. The Council is charged with informing and educating members working in this market sector about custom metal roofing, wall panels, metal rainscreen wall systems and interior applications and issues. The Council also offers a newsletter, an annual forum, and a discussion group. 

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New Virtual Design and Construction White Paper

Virtual design and construction (VDC) is a revolutionary change in the way the construction industry does its work. It is as dramatic a change as when the industry switched from pen-and-paper blueprints to CAD drawing, however VDC brings widespread efficiency and quality improvements across all aspects of a project.
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SMACNA’s Downspout and Gutter Sizing Calculator

One of the most frequently asked architectural question SMACNA receives is on sizing gutters and downspouts. Now the Technical Resources Department has created a free Downspout and Gutter Sizing Calculator.
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End-to-End Collaboration Through BIM

“BIM Level 3”, “Extended Collaboration” and “Building Lifecycle Management” are three terms leading the way in the growing concept of Building Information Modeling (BIM).
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2017 "Architectural Sheet Metal Fascia and Coping Wind Test Report" now available

SMACNA's 2017 update for the “Architectural Sheet Metal Fascia and Coping Wind Test Report” describes the performance of edge metal systems commonly found within the SMACNA “Architectural Sheet Metal Manual,” 7th edition.
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The iTi expands architectural training to supply growing market

The architectural sector is changing—from single-skin buildings and one-dimensional materials to high-end, high-performance architectural cladding systems—with energy efficiency at the forefront of these changes.
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