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January 12, 2021

Mitigating COVID-19 in School HVAC Systems Comes With Learning Curve

With an air-borne virus threatening lives around the world, indoor air quality in schools is under closer scrutiny than ever before. SMACNA contractors are finding ways to help meet rapidly evolving recommendations and build parent confidence.

January 12, 2021

President's Column: Understanding What Matters

At this time of year, the normal tradition is for a SMACNA President to bid farewell in this column, but as we all know, 2020 has not been normal and I am only at the midway point of an extended tenure due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

January 14, 2021

DOL Reaffirms, Clarifies Independent Contractor Rules

On January 8, 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Final Rule outlining the analysis by which the DOL will consider whether a worker is an “employee,” and therefore potentially covered by the FLSA’s minimum wage or overtime laws, or an “independent contractor,” who is exempted from the FLSA and other employment laws.

January 14, 2021

Simon to Co-Host Procore Performance Planning Webinar

2020 resulted in massive transformations in the workplace and on jobsites. Yet general contractors, specialty contractors and owners all managed to face the challenges of 2020 and come out more resilient and productive on the other side.

January 7, 2021

Get Recognized for Your Safety Achievements

One of SMACNA’s most essential and popular annual initiatives is its Safety Excellence Award Program Survey.

January 14, 2021

View Recent Additions to Contractor Operations Manual

Throughout 2020 and into this year, SMACNA has continued to significantly augment its Contractor Operations Manual with several new focus areas designed to help members improve their day-to-day operations.

December 17, 2020

Five-Part Federal Contracting Series Available On-Demand

SMACNA’s complete five-part series, Federal Contracting for SMACNA Members, is now available on-demand.

December 3, 2020

IFUS Annual Report Available

The sole mission of Industry Fund of the United States (IFUS) is to ensure the longevity, stability, and prosperity of the sheet metal and air conditioning industry.

January 14, 2021

Select EDGE Conference Sessions Available as Webinars

While full on-demand access to the 2020 virtual SMACNA EDGE Conference sessions is no longer accessible, SMACNA is making the most popular sessions available for members to watch at their convenience.

January 7, 2021

Project-Specific Loss of Productivity Analysis Methodologies

The COVID-19 pandemic has had significant and sustained impacts on the construction industry as a whole, including the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) trades.

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January 14, 2021

John W. Danforth Company Named Contractor of the Year

Congratulation to longtime SMACNA member and union contractor John W. Danforth Company on being named Contractor magazine’s 2020 Contractor of the Year.

January 14, 2021

Simon to Co-Host Procore Performance Planning Webinar

2020 resulted in massive transformations in the workplace and on jobsites. Yet general contractors, specialty contractors and owners all managed to face the challenges of 2020 and come out more resilient and productive on the other side.

January 14, 2021

View Recent Additions to Contractor Operations Manual

Throughout 2020 and into this year, SMACNA has continued to significantly augment its Contractor Operations Manual with several new focus areas designed to help members improve their day-to-day operations.

January 14, 2021

Take the 2021 Union Craft Labor Supply Survey

The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC) is collecting responses from industry professionals for its 2021 TAUC Union Craft Labor Supply Survey.

January 14, 2021

DOL Reaffirms, Clarifies Independent Contractor Rules

On January 8, 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Final Rule outlining the analysis by which the DOL will consider whether a worker is an “employee,” and therefore potentially covered by the FLSA’s minimum wage or overtime laws, or an “independent contractor,” who is exempted from the FLSA and other employment laws.

January 14, 2021

Select EDGE Conference Sessions Available as Webinars

While full on-demand access to the 2020 virtual SMACNA EDGE Conference sessions is no longer accessible, SMACNA is making the most popular sessions available for members to watch at their convenience.

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