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Suicide Prevention Survey

The Department of Psychology at Florida State University is conducting a study to better understand why construction workers take their own lives in greater numbers than any other industry.
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SMART Heroes Program: Proud to honor its first graduates in Washington state

The first graduating class of SMART's new Heroes Program received their diplomas before a distinguished audience of military representatives, politicians, and SMACNA and SMART leaders
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SMACNA Boston and SMART Local 17 show what partnership can do

SMACNA contractors in Boston are reaping the benefits of finding common ground and working with their labor partners on a variety of industry issues.
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Last-minute convention tip: Manage your time well in Maui with convention app

SMACNA’s 74th Annual Convention in tropical Maui is just days away. We don’t want you to miss out on any SMACNA convention fun so our best advice is: download the app before you arrive in Maui.
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SMACNA’s HVAC Duct Construction Standards, 4th edition, ready for public review

The fourth edition of SMACNA’s flagship “HVAC Duct Construction Standards-Metal & Flexible” is now available for 45-day public review.
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New Horizons Foundation: Discover how outside expertise can enhance performance ​

Another “set of eyes” can often be helpful, especially when making a critical decision in your business. It also can help take your business up to the next level.
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Suicide Prevention Survey

The Department of Psychology at Florida State University is conducting a study to better understand why construction workers take their own lives in greater numbers than any other industry.

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Industry Leaders Support SMACNA's 74th Convention

The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (SMACNA) hosted its 74th Annual Convention at Grand Wailea and Wailea Beach Resort-Marriott, Maui.

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SMACNA Donates $5,000 to Hawaii Public Schools

Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) 2017 President Joseph Lansdell presented a $5,000 donation to Dr. Kathleen Dimino to benefit the Maui public schools during SMACNA’s 74th Annual Convention on Oct. 25.

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President’s Column: Celebrating all we have achieved together

Contractors do so many things well. We estimate, figure solutions to our customers problems, and even balance cash flow on a daily basis.

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Meets with…Rep. Paul Tonko of New York

Dan and Tracy Monahan (left) and Geri and Jerry Jannicelli (right) recently met with Rep. Paul Tonko (D-20th-N.Y.) (center) at a fundraising retreat at the Saratoga race track during a three-day event in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

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SMACNA’s HVAC Duct Construction Standards, 4th edition, ready for public review

The fourth edition of SMACNA’s flagship “HVAC Duct Construction Standards-Metal & Flexible” is now available for 45-day public review.

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Last-minute convention tip: Manage your time well in Maui with convention app

SMACNA’s 74th Annual Convention in tropical Maui is just days away. We don’t want you to miss out on any SMACNA convention fun so our best advice is: download the app before you arrive in Maui.

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New Horizons Foundation: Discover how outside expertise can enhance performance ​

Another “set of eyes” can often be helpful, especially when making a critical decision in your business. It also can help take your business up to the next level.

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SMART Heroes Program: Proud to honor its first graduates in Washington state

The first graduating class of SMART's new Heroes Program received their diplomas before a distinguished audience of military representatives, politicians, and SMACNA and SMART leaders

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SMACNA Boston and SMART Local 17 show what partnership can do

SMACNA contractors in Boston are reaping the benefits of finding common ground and working with their labor partners on a variety of industry issues.

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SMACNA makes it easy to address OSHA rules on cuts and eye injuries

Cuts and eye accidents are the leading cause of injuries on the job, according to the SMACNA contractors who participated in SMACNA’s annual Safety Excellence Awards program.

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SMACNA’s Project Manager’s Institute kindles bright managers ​

Congratulations to the graduates of SMACNA’s September 2017 Project Managers Institute in Seattle, Wash.

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Chapter executives learn how SMACNA serves members

New—and veteran—representatives from chapters around the country visited SMACNA National headquarters recently to learn about the variety of services the association provides its members during the two-day Chapter Executives' Orientation in September.

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Partners in Progress Conference: Do you have the verbal skills to build strong partnerships?

Is the way you communicate sabotaging your relationship with your labor partners? Are your actions interpreted as out of touch by your multigenerational workforce? Do you have the verbal skills to defuse a tense situation on the jobsite or in the office?

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Contractors in the News: Creating a place to thrive

Once again, the Cleveland Plain Dealer has named SMACNA contractor Warren Roofing and Insulating Co., Cleveland, Ohio, to their list of Top Workplaces 2017.

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Capitol Hill Update: SMACNA supports new airport infrastructure investments

As the number of passengers using air transportation increases, it is ironic that federal airport infrastructure investments are stagnant. SMACNA and its allies are working hard to change that situation and to boost airport infrastructure investments across the nation.

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SMACNA reminders

October 2017: 74th Annual Convention – Oct. 22-25, 2017, Grand Wailea and Wailea Beach Resort-Marriott, Maui, Hawaii; December 2017: Council of Chapter Representatives – Dec. 3-5, Tucson, Ariz.; LJAB Training – Dec. 5, Tucson, Ariz.

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SMACNA welcomes new members

Alfaneyah Air Distribution System, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – International Affiliate Member; Jensen Mechanical Inc., Oakley, Calif. – Bay Area SMACNA; Dorst HVAC Inc., San Mateo, Calif. – Bay Area SMACNA

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Discover the science of profitable project selection

The surest way to increase profitability is to screen out losing projects.

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Advocate for the industry—talk to your legislators

Just a few months remain this year to get our industry message across to our members of Congress.

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Holidays observed

The SMACNA National offices will be closed on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 10.

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Rebuild our rickety roads and bridges through tax reform

Momentum is building for the first overhaul of the nation’s convoluted tax code since the Tax Reform Act of 1986. With Republicans in control of Congress and the Trump administration eager to sign legislation providing tax relief for Americans, we’re approaching a unique moment of time where the impossible may be possible.

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45 Day Public Review HVAC Duct Construction Standards, 4th Edition

The SMACNA HVAC Duct Construction Standards, 4th Edition, is now available for 45-day public review and comment.

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New technology sessions provide fresh solutions

SMACNA’s exhibitors and associate members will bring you the latest technological solutions during the popular Product Show at SMACNA’s 74th Annual Convention in Maui.

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Thank you product show breakfast sponsors

SMACNA would like to thank the following chapters for their support of the 2017 Product Show during SMACNA's Annual Convention at the Grand Wailea and Wailea Beach Resort-Marriott, Maui.

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Chapter in the News: Ohio lawmakers learn how energy efficiency creates jobs

A bipartisan group of Ohio legislators recently learned firsthand how energy efficiency programs support good jobs at the SMART Local 33 Training Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Reserve your spot now: SMACNA’s 2018 Collective Bargaining Orientation, March 13

Get ready to learn the latest news, labor trends, and essential information, during SMACNA’s 2018 Collective Bargaining Orientation in Dallas, March 13, 2018.

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HVAC Contractors Forum: General and mechanical contractors—in partnership together

What does a general contractor look for in a HVAC or mechanical contractor? What should a HVAC or mechanical contractor look for in a general contractor?

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Save time, streamline workflows with construction mobile apps

If you are interested in saving your field staff time and money by streamlining processes, you'll want to attend “Apps for Construction—Exploring the Five Workflows for Mobile Devices,” during SMACNA’s 74th Annual Convention in Maui.

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Ontario SMACNA leading the charge for prompt-pay legislation

Canadian contractors are successfully pushing prompt-payment legislation on both the federal and provincial levels, as reputable construction companies endure delinquent payments on public projects.

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