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August 7, 2019

Let’s Talk Shop Podcast, Episode 5: Smoke/Fire Damper Testing

Tony Kocurek, owner of Energy Balance and Integration LLC in Albuquerque, New Mexico, talks with host Angie Simon, president, Western Allied Mechanical, and SMACNA president-elect on smoke/fire damper testing and certification.

August 7, 2019

Recent GAO Report on Federal Contracting and Change Orders

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on delayed payment of change orders to federal contractors.

July 25, 2019

SMACNA Contractor Spotlight: Western Allied Mechanical

SMACNA visited Western Allied Mechanical (WAM) in Menlo Park, California, home to SMACNA president-elect Angie Simon.

June 25, 2019

2019 ‘Young Executives’ are Driving the Industry Forward

This month we showcase a special group of up-and-coming young executives who are making their mark on the industry.

June 25, 2019

Fast Track to Success in ‘The Big Friendly’

Matherly Mechanical is helping the new Oklahoma City Convention Center meet an accelerated schedule for completion.

May 23, 2019

SMACNA launches Guide to Federal Contracting and Resources Webpage

SMACNA’s new Guide to Federal Contracting provides members with an easy-to-use resource that demystifies the federal contracting process.

May 21, 2019

Contractors Gravitating to Prefabrication for Sheet Metal and HVAC Projects

Prefabrication is far from a novel concept in the world of construction. Homeowners in the United States, for example, have purchased prefabricated houses for more than a century to live a more affordable version of the American Dream.

May 21, 2019

IFS Helps Upgrade Missouri Schools to Reduce Energy Costs

Integrated Facility Services (IFS) of St. Louis, Missouri is a key player in the St. Louis County Pattonville School District’s $10.2 million dollar energy conservation project to upgrade the schools’ aging facilities and save on energy costs.

April 17, 2019

San Diego Crime Lab Requires Complex Systems

Associate Mechanical Contractors' complex HVAC system for the San Diego county Crime Lab helped it achieve LEED-Gold status.

April 16, 2019

Testing and Balancing: Making a Difference in Energy Efficiency

SMACNA’s testing, adjusting, and balancing contractors are expanding their businesses by focusing on building systems and helping building owners and operators utilize their HVAC systems more efficiently.

April 16, 2019

‘Smart’ Buildings Technology Growing More Common in HVAC Designs

Energy efficiency is not just about the environment, its about smart business. This Energy Efficiency Issue covers a myriad of energy efficient projects including Pittsburgh’s groundbreaking PNC Tower – and SMACNA contractors were there to bring it to reality.

April 4, 2019

SMACNA launches podcast, Let’s Talk Shop

The first episode features host Angie Simon, president of Western Allied Mechanical, Inc., on prefabrication trends with Joseph Lansdell, president of Poynter Sheet Metal.

March 26, 2019

Challenging Double-Duct Project Saves College Money, Increases Efficiency

Installing a double-duct system at a community college is challenging enough, but add an unusual distributed hot deck to it and you have both a challenging and rewarding project for Western Allied Mechanical.

February 27, 2019

Australian Contractor Involved in Landmark Projects

Australian sheet metal contractor A.G. Coombs has been involved in some of the largest and most high-profile HVAC projects in the land down under.

February 27, 2019

Construction is Booming Down Under

One of Fredon Air's major projects includes HVAC system design, fabrication, and delivery at the central Acute Services Building at Westmead Hospital in Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales.