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October 15, 2020

Contractor Spotlight: Vidimos

SMACNA recently spoke with Scott Vidimos, president and third-generation leader at Vidimos, Inc., and his team about how the industrial sheet metal contractor has evolved its business and technology to meet customer demand and needs over its last 75 years in business.

October 15, 2020

SMACNA Launches System Air Leakage Testing Standard

SMACNA has officially launched the First Edition, System Air Leakage Testing Standard. This must-own publication will be an immediately welcome addition to SMACNA members’ resource libraries.

September 24, 2020

SMACNA Technical Resources Bulletin: HVAC COVID-19 Guidance

Restoring occupancy of existing buildings that were shut down due to the COVID-19 virus or other reasons must be performed with strict safety procedures to mitigate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases.

September 8, 2020

The Tech Has Arrived. Your Move, Contractors.

Disruptions in supply chains, new safety protocols, remote work, and major project shifts have forced SMACNA contractors to improvise, adapt, and overcome in remarkable ways.

September 8, 2020

Employee Stock Ownership Plans Come with Both Risks and Rewards

Maybe you’re thinking that your business is not valuable to a third-party buyer. Maybe you don’t want to deal with the sales process, or perhaps you don’t have the next generation to pass it to. So, what are your options?

October 15, 2020

New Contractor Operations Manual: Scheduling and Planning

Scheduling and planning are fundamental skills in contracting and construction, and contractors must improve existing approaches or adopt new ones.

September 17, 2020

OSHA Issues Temporary Respiratory Enforcement Guidelines

A new OSHA resource helps employers understand and comply with OSHA's Respiratory Protection Standard during COVID-10.

September 24, 2020

Free OSHA COVID-19 Workplace Resources

OSHA provides free COVID-19 resources for employers to post at their workplaces to keep employees informed of the risk associated with COVID-19 and ways to minimize and prevent the spread of the virus.

October 15, 2020

iTi Perseveres in the Face of Crisis

The September issue of Partners in Progress examines what it takes to break into a new market and the key factors needed to achieve success.

September 24, 2020

Applications for 2021–2022 College of Fellows Scholarships Now Being Accepted

The SMACNA College of Fellows Scholarship Program is devoted to providing opportunities for students and industry professionals to pursue their higher education goals.

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October 22, 2020

CLRC Releases Settlements Report

The Construction Labor Research Council (CLRC) has released its September 2020 Settlements Report for Total Package Increases for Union Craft Workers in Construction.

October 22, 2020

Applications for 2021–2022 College of Fellows Scholarships Now Being Accepted

Individuals who are currently working in the sheet metal and air conditioning industry, or who are considering a career and wish to pursue a college degree as a part of their overall career and education goals, are encouraged to apply to the SMACNA College of Fellows Scholarship Program.

October 22, 2020

OSHA Issues COVID-19 Guidance on the Use of Cloth Face Coverings while Working

OSAH has issued COVID-19 guidance on the Use of Cloth Face Coverings while Working Indoors and Outdoors in Hot and Humid Conditions.

October 22, 2020

DOL Issues FAQ on N95 Respirators and Coronavirus

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on COVID-19, which includes a question that specifically addresses how N95 respirators effectively protect wearers from coronavirus exposure.

October 22, 2020

Residential Forum Webinar: Leadership & Company Culture

Join us for this interactive session, led by Jeff Plant of BDR, to find out where you can have the most impact on your culture.

October 22, 2020

Edge Session On-Demand for Those That Register(ed)

Miss all or part of last week’s virtual SMACNA Edge Conference? No problem! Registered attendees who were unable to attend any of the sessions or exhibitor presentations during the Edge Conference can view them on-demand via the conference site between now and January 11, 2021, at no additional cost.

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