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November 12, 2020

Federated Insurance Names Michael Kerr President and CEO

SMACNA Premier Partner Federated Insurance has announced the appointment of Michael Kerr as its new President and CEO, effective January 1, 2021.

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.

November 12, 2020

Access to Online Edge Recording Ends in January

Don't take our word for it, see what your fellow SMACNA members have been saying after watching The SMACNA Edge Conference educational sessions!

November 12, 2020

New SMACNA PPP FAQ Related to Loan Forgiveness Questionnaires

The latest update includes the addition of FAQ 84, which helps clarify loan forgiveness for loans over $2 million.

November 12, 2020

Webinar: Embracing Productivity Tracking: Why It’s Critical to Your Success

Tracking productivity has long been a challenge for HVAC and sheet metal contractors. Attend this deep dive into the latest research on productivity from NHF and explore how this issue is affecting today’s contractors.

November 12, 2020

2021 SMACNA Products & Services Guide Available Online

SMACNA’s 2021 Products & Services Guide is now available online, and should be every HVAC and sheet metal contractor’s go-to resource for information and updates.

November 10, 2020

Residential Forum Webinar: Leadership & Company Culture

This informative session, led by Jeff Plant of BDR, will help you find out where you can have the most impact on your company culture.

November 5, 2020

CDC Guidelines for 2020 Holiday Gatherings

To help people plan for their upcoming fall and winter holiday celebrations, the CDC is offering guidelines to help individuals reduce the transmission of the coronavirus and protect themselves, as well as their families, friends and communities, as COVID case continue to rise across the U.S.

November 5, 2020

Architectural Contractors Forum: Copper, Brass, Bronze and Related Alloys in Architectural Metals Applications

Copper has become a metal of choice on many projects due to its durability, adaptability, and aesthetic appeal, and the use of brass and bronze has also increased in building designs.

November 5, 2020

SMACNA Welcomes HILTI as Associate Gold Partner

SMACNA is pleased to announce that Hilti, Inc. has joined SMACNA as a Gold Associate Member.

November 5, 2020

Fall Issue of SMART Journal Available Online

The fall issue of the SMART Journal takes a deep dive into the 2020 election cycle and the impact that politics and political leaders have on Americans’ lives and livelihoods.

November 5, 2020

How to Use SMACNA’s COVID-19 Response Plan to Navigate State COVID Requirements

Oregon recently joined Virginia and Michigan to become the third state to implemented COVID-19 emergency workplace standards.

November 5, 2020

Nominations for SMOHIT’s 2020 Safety Matters Award Now Being Accepted

SMOHIT is currently accepting nominations from contractors, training centers, organizations and deserving individuals who qualify for SMOHIT’s annual Safety Matters Awards.

October 29, 2020

Get the Most Out of Ignite Your Career with Facebook

With over 20 million adult users in the U.S., Facebook is a strategic and effective tool to drive awareness of the sheet metal industry and target potential candidates with our workforce development messaging.

October 29, 2020

ANSI/ASSP Release Safety Requirements for Pressure Testing Standard

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) have released the ANSI/ASSP A10.35-2020 Safety Requirements for Pressure Testing Steel and Copper Piping Systems.

October 29, 2020

Contractor Operations Manual: Managing a Remote Workforce

In response to the pandemic, many contractors have decided to have their employees work remotely.

October 29, 2020

CDC Updates Definition of ‘Close Contact’

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has modified its definition of what constitutes “close contact” with persons infected with COVID-19 and the potential elevated risk of contracting the virus.

October 29, 2020

Webinar: Construction Claims Involving the Federal Government

Let’s face it. Construction can be a messy business. With so many moving parts — timelines, costs, specifications, change orders, compliance issues, various contractor and subcontractor involvement — it’s no surprise that contractual disputes and claims often arise.