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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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Architectural: New ITI Strike Force Wall Paneling Training Makes Major Projects Possible

What do architectural sheet metal contractors do when a project comes along, and they have the craftspersons, but they need to immediately increase specific skills levels to install certain types of metal wall paneling? Where do SMACNA architectural sheet metal contractors turn?
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Virtual Design and Construction: Visualizing and Designing a Better Building

Using Virtual Design in Construction (VDC), sheet metal and HVAC contractors can achieve greater efficiencies and enhanced quality controls throughout the life of their project—touching everything from budgeting to procuring materials to scheduling.
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Sports Stadiums Help Lead the Way to Greener Architecture

In recent years, sports stadiums have become showcases for green design. An added benefit of environmentally friendly arenas is they are cheaper to operate.
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Contractor in the News: MG McGrath Honored for Speed Art Museum Work

The Metal Construction Association recently presented the Chairman’s Award to SMACNA member MG McGrath, Maplewood, Minnesota, for their sleek wall panel work on the renovation to the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Architectural Record: Creating a Vision of the Bible in Bronze

Even a company that specializes in artistic projects can tackle a demanding project that challenges the company to take it to a higher level of skill, artistry, and complexity.
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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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