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January 12, 2021

Laboratory Expertise Yields Positive Results for Boston- Area Contractor

Hospitals, universities, biotechnology companies, and many pharmaceutical clients highlight this Waltham, Mass.-based SMACNA firm’s construction portfolio.

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.

November 19, 2020

Webinar: Federal Bidder Protest Process

The Federal Bidder Protest Process webinar offered contractors a tour through the protest process. It presented various options a contractor may have, depending upon the type of contracting vehicle the government is using, for contesting an outcome.

November 18, 2020

Contractors Breathe New Life into Sacramento Districts

The City of Sacramento is currently renovating and expanding its downtown convention center and performing arts district, which includes the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center and the Community Center Theater.

November 12, 2020

Creating the High-Performing Contractor

Becoming and remaining a high-performing contractor requires constant focused effort. For leaders aspiring to this level of excellence, the journey is well worth the work.

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

2020 Safety Innovation Award Highlights Pride of Workers

This year’s SMACNA Safety Innovation Award went to UMC for their pride-based safety program that encourages staff to “do the right thing at the right time for the right reasons.”

September 2, 2020

Improve Shop Workflow and Efficiency

The updated Shop Layout Manual introduces new fabrication approaches and applications to SMACNA shop fabricators to help them become more competitive.

July 10, 2020

Study Highlights Rising Costs, Diminished Productivity for HVAC/Mechanical Contractors

A preliminary analysis of HVAC and mechanical contractors found that contractors are losing approximately 9.4% of hours on the job as a result of coronavirus mitigation efforts.

July 10, 2020

Contractor Fabricates Solution to Common Problem Confronted During COVID-19 Crisis

It’s not just toilet paper and personal protective equipment that’s in short supply during the coronavirus pandemic.

July 10, 2020

The Art of the Accelerated Construction Project

When projects get accelerated, or have to be done on short notice, state and local governments often call on SMACNA members to make it happen.

July 9, 2020

Internet of Things: Implications for Sheet Metal and HVAC Contractors – a NHF White Paper

This latest NHF white paper focuses on how the Internet of Things and big data are transforming the sheet metal and HVAC industry.

June 10, 2020

Federal Contracting Webinar No. 3: Federal Contracting for Small Businesses – June 18

The third webinar in SMACNA’s five-part Federal Contracting Webinar Series will focus on how your company can effectively navigate the complex federal government contracting system.

May 13, 2020

Let's Talk Shop, Episode 12: TAB contractors and their frontline fight against COVID-19

In the latest episode of Let’s Talk Shop, host Angie Simon talks with Matt Sano and Jennifer Lohr of Fisher Balancing Company.

May 12, 2020

Contractor Completes COVID-19 Facility in Just 21 Days

Heritage Mechanical recently completed its work on a 1,000-bed temporary hospital erected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stony Brook University’s Long Island campus. The tent hospital project is part of an effort to increase the number of hospital beds available to treat COVID-19.