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January 31, 2019

Watch the Super Bowl to See SMACNA Members Shine

The state-of-the-art home of the Atlanta Falcons offers many high-tech surprises and ductwork manufactured and installed by SMACNA members.

January 23, 2019

New Year Brings Inspiring New Developments

SMACNA HVAC contractors are excited about 2019 and the construction opportunities they see ahead.

December 19, 2018

HVAC Contractors Forum: The Impact of Productivity

“Productivity is the cornerstone of profitability,” said Michael McLin during the HVAC Contractors Forum, “Productivity Tracking in the HVAC Industry for Design, Manufacturing, and Installation.”​ “The reality is that tracking productivity is part art and part science, so you have to experiment a bit in order to succeed.”

November 15, 2018

SMACNA Insight on High-Performance Air Systems

A well-designed high-performance air system can provide a building with an efficient solution. Learn more in the fall 2018 edition of the AMCA inmotion Journal cover story, co-authored by SMACNA's Mark Terzigni.

November 14, 2018

“HVAC Basics” Manual Addresses New Technologies

“This revised manual is a great resource for educating support staff—technicians, project managers, estimators, and other team members.”

October 10, 2018

SMACNA and AMCA Partnership Highlights Ducted Air Systems

SMACNA is joining forces with the Air Movement Control Association (AMCA) to embark on educating HVAC&R industry professionals on the benefits of ducted air systems.

October 10, 2018

Central Consolidated Delivers Hospital Air Handler Project

Hospitals have unique indoor air quality needs. Air flow, pressure, temperature, and humidity are all closely monitored, therefore HVAC equipment selection and installation needs fall under extreme scrutiny.

September 10, 2018

ADJ Scores Big with D.C. United’s New Soccer Stadium

ADJ Sheet Metal Inc. met a fast-paced deadline and installed all the sheet metal work for the first stadium devoted to the renowned D.C. United soccer team.

September 5, 2018

GIS and BIM Integration Will Transform Infrastructure Design and Construction

"The good news is that a disruption is brewing in the GIS (geographic information science) industry as it rapidly moves toward 3D modeling. This evolution...signals the emergence of GIS and BIM integration into one holistic environment."

August 13, 2018

Climate Engineers Video Shows Benefits of Prefabrication

Eastern Iowa-based Climate Engineers describes the benefits and business opportunities of an efficient prefabrication process.

August 3, 2018

Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis

To improve energy efficiency, enhance indoor air quality, and help preserve the historic mosaics, SMACNA contractor IFS of Fenton, Missouri, installed a new air-cooled chiller and replaced a single chilled water pump with a new dual-duty standing chilled water pump for redundancy.

August 2, 2018

ACCO Engineered Systems Creates a Hub of Medical—and HVAC—Advancement

SMACNA contractor ACCO Engineered Systems, Glendale, California, got the call to complete a fast-track construction project for their client, the University of Southern California’s new Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience based just 40 miles away in Los Angeles, California.

July 26, 2018

Powering Up the Historic Power and Light Building

MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions met a tight deadline to upgrade Portland, Oregon’s iconic Power and Light Building

July 24, 2018

The Impact of High Performance Buildings: A GSA Study

In June 2018, GSA released a study on d the impact of high performance buildings in the Federal government.

July 5, 2018

Construction Outlook: Second Quarter 2018 Going Strong

Total engineering and construction spending for the U.S. is forecast to end up 6 percent in 2018, compared to up 4 percent in 2017.