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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.

March 25, 2020

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March 13, 2020

Mobilizing for the Future: Shop Technology

Many contractors are turning to offsite construction to improve productivity and ensure that workers can build in the best possible environments while maximizing safety and project efficacy.

March 13, 2020

Preparation Is Half the Work

Brandt promotes early coordination efforts during the preconstruction phase to lead to successful projects. With early involvement, this is where Brandt’s BIM (Building Information Modeling) team shines.

March 13, 2020

On the Cutting Edge

Laser cutting equipment is steadily making its way into the sheet metal shops of SMACNA members—especially those whose businesses extend beyond HVAC ductwork into other types of specialty fabrication.

February 20, 2020

Webinar Series: Federal Contracting for SMACNA Members

SMACNA has partnered with Edward DeLisle, Esq., Principal at Offit Kurman, for a free five-part webinar series that focuses on federal contracting work.

January 6, 2020

Mission Possible for Stromberg

Stromberg, a SMACNA firm based in Beltsville, Md, fabricated and installed duct systems at the International Spy Museum.