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Memories from SMACNA’s 2018 Convention

A wonderful sunset greeted guests during the opening Meet and Greet reception of SMACNA’s 75th Annual Convention on the USS Midway Museum.
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Explore SMACNA’s 75-Year Timeline

SMACNA is starting off a year-long celebration by illustrating all the work and effort that has gone into reaching this important milestone.
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Introducing SMACNA’s 75th Anniversary Logo

Today marks the start of a year-long celebration of SMACNA’s 75th anniversary.
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SMACNA Charter Signed 75 Years Ago Today

The Sheet Metal Contractors National Association was established in the state of New York 75 years ago as, October 18, 2018.
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IFUS Annual Report Available

The sole mission of IFUS is to ensure the longevity, stability, and prosperity of the sheet metal and air conditioning industry.
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Lawsuit May Stop Steel Tariffs

The American Institute for International Steel has filed a lawsuit against U.S. Customs and Border Protection banning them from enforcing the 25% tariff increase for imports of steel products imposed by the Trump administration.
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Explore SMACNA’s 75-Year Timeline

SMACNA is starting off a year-long celebration by illustrating all the work and effort that has gone into reaching this important milestone.

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Memories from SMACNA’s 2018 Convention

A wonderful sunset greeted guests during the opening Meet and Greet reception of SMACNA’s 75th Annual Convention on the USS Midway Museum.

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Introducing SMACNA’s 75th Anniversary Logo

Today marks the start of a year-long celebration of SMACNA’s 75th anniversary.

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SMACNA Charter Signed 75 Years Ago Today

The Sheet Metal Contractors National Association was established in the state of New York 75 years ago as, October 18, 2018.

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SMACNA Appoints Industry Leader Nathan Dills as New Board President

Nathan Dills of ACP Sheet Metal Co., Inc. has been elected by the Board of Directors to serve as president. Dills’ year-long term in office began at the close of SMACNA’s 75th Annual Convention on October 17.

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Ohio Contractor Tom Martin Named SMACNA 2018 Contractor of the Year

Tom Martin, President of T.H. Martin Inc. in Cleveland, Ohio, received the annual SMACNA Contractor of the Year award at the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association’s 75th Annual Convention.

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IFUS Annual Report Available

The sole mission of IFUS is to ensure the longevity, stability, and prosperity of the sheet metal and air conditioning industry.

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Lawsuit May Stop Steel Tariffs

The American Institute for International Steel has filed a lawsuit against U.S. Customs and Border Protection banning them from enforcing the 25% tariff increase for imports of steel products imposed by the Trump administration.

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HVAC Basics Book Incorporates Videos

The newest edition of SMACNA’s HVAC Systems: Understanding the Basics, 3rd ed., 2018,​ includes 38 learning module video links for an interactive and more personal learning experience.

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Woman Chooses Sheet Metal Over FBI

After accumulating degrees in criminal justice and business management, it was the artistic aspect of sheet metal work that captured the heart of a Marina Etimani, a member of SMART Local 88 in Las Vegas.

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Celebrate the Energy Efficiency Workforce

On October 5, you are encouraged to join with SMACNA and a growing network of advocates and observe the third annual National Energy Efficiency Day. #EEDay2018

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September PinP Magazine Now Available

The latest issue of the Partners in Progress magazine continues the series on workforce issues and the programs to recruit, train, and retain talented individuals.

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Captivating Contractor Video

SMACNA will be showcasing interesting, attractive, effective videos as we hear about them. Summit Sheet Metal Ltd. of Port Coquitlam, B.C. gave us the idea as their video is unique and edgy with a positive story about the company.

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New Construction Contracts White Paper Explores the Pros and Cons to Alternative Delivery Methods

At the beginning of most projects, contractors have a strong bargaining position and can dictate the terms of the contracts.

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Get Free Access* to SMACNA’s Technical eLibrary

As a benefit of SMACNA membership, every SMACNA member has access to one free cloud-based subscription to SMACNA's 37 Standards and CAD drawings.

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SMACNA Midyear Report – Technical Services and Research

We continue sharing the accomplishments and initiatives undertaken by SMACNA so far this year. This week the focus is Technical Service

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School-to-Apprenticeship Program: A Win-Win

A new program at the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) is teaching students skills for a lifelong career — and helping local companies find the workers they need, thanks to SMACNA members and their JATC.

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SMACNA Midyear Report – Safety

SMACNA’s Safety and Health Department shares some of its accomplishments, including a new model program, Manual Material Handling, and SMACNA's partnership with SMOHIT.

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New Shop Overhead and Burden Book Available

General contractors are requiring greater transparency in the pricing and business models of their specialty contractors.

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New SMACNews Web Page.

SMACNews keeps getting better. You’ve seen the new email and print editions. The new SMACNews magazine now has its own home on the website.

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SMACNA Standard Required in California

The California Energy Commission requires that the installation of air distribution system ducts and plenums comply with SMACNA’s HVAC Duct Construction Standards—Metal & Flexible to meet California Mechanical Code 601.0 to 605.0.

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Jobsite Recovery from Storms like Florence

With hurricane season at its peak, no jobsite can be considered “smart” if it’s not diligently and intelligently preparing for safety in the event of a major storm or national disaster.

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Commit to a Healthier You!

Get ready to get your move on. SMOHIT’s second annual Steps Challenge is here! Sign up by Sept. 15 to get in on the fun and the action.

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Meet Tony Kocurek, SMACNA’s New VP

Anthony Kocurek, owner of Energy Balance and Integration LLC, Albuquerque, New Mexico, was elected to serve as vice president on the SMACNA Executive Committee at the July Board of Directors meeting.

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Remembering David Norris

Former SMACNA President David Norris known for his enthusiasm and passion for the sheet metal industry passed away Monday, August 27.

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TV Coverage for SMART Heroes

Two veterans of the SMART Heroes program comment on how the late Senator John McCain took his military background and carved success for himself as a civilian.

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Girls Get Fun Intro to Construction

Earlier this summer girls 8-14 years attended a one-week camp in Warrenton, Oregon, where they learned the basics of many trades from skilled female instructors.

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Partners in Progress Newsletter Available

Recruiting and retaining women and 10 little-known facts about foremen are some of the hot topics in the August issue of the Partners in Progress newsletter.

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Disasters Happen. SMACNA Can Help.

SMACNA has a free business continuity plan to help you get ready for National Preparedness Month (NPM) this month.

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New York City Targets Big Buildings

In a historic move that could set a new standard for cities around the world, a New York City lawmaker introduced a bill that would order massive energy use cuts to big buildings, the largest source of carbon dioxide.

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