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  • Nominees for SMACNA's Board of Directors

    Apr 18, 2017
    The Director Nominating Committee is ready to receive nominations for service on SMACNA's Board of Directors.
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  • Apply for a Seat on SMACNA's Board of Directors

    Apr 13, 2017
    Anyone interested in serving on SMACNA's Board of Directors should submit their application before Friday, June 16th.
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  • We Need Your Help – Volunteer for SMACNA Committee or Task Force

    Apr 13, 2017
    It's time to apply for a seat on one of SMACNA's volunteer-driven committees or task forces. Share your knowledge and skills by getting involved with your organization.
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  • April 2017 SMACNews

    Apr 05, 2017
    Inside this issue: Last-minute details for the National Legislative Conference, May 2-4. Meet New Board Member Ken Groeschel Jr. SMACNA donates to ASHRAE research. Joint SMACNA/SMART Architectural Committee update. Daikin highlights new prefab techniques for HVAC Council.
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  • SMACNA welcomes new members

    Apr 04, 2017
    SMACNA National is pleased to welcome its new members.
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  • "Never stop learning" Meet the Board: Ken Groeschel Jr. of Milwaukee, Wis.

    Apr 04, 2017
    New SMACNA Board member Ken Groeschel Jr., P.E., project manager of Butters-Fetting Co. Inc., Milwaukee, Wis., has worked generously to keep SMACNA at the forefront in business, labor, and technical offerings for years. He was elected to a four-year term on SMACNA’s Board of Directors at the close of SMACNA’s 73rd Annual Convention in October.
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  • SMACNA donates to ASHRAE research

    Apr 04, 2017
    SMACNA is proud to support ASHRAE’s 2017 Research Promotion Campaign. Continuing its annual support, SMACNA contributed toward the ASHRAE Research Projects “Simplified Procedure for Calculating Exhaust/Intake Separation Distances,” “Performance of Pressurized Stairwells with Open Doors,” and “Methods to Increase Maximum Velocity of Makeup Air for Atrium Smoke Control.”
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  • Don’t miss the National Legislative Conference, May 2-4

    Apr 04, 2017
    Be a voice for the industry. Your participation in the CEA National Legislative Conference is crucial as the legislative agenda of the new 115th Congress takes shape. Here in Washington, D.C., on May 2-4, you can help deliver a clear message to Congress on critical industry issues.
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  • SMACNA/SMART Architectural Committee update

    Apr 04, 2017
    The SMACNA Architectural Contractors Council Steering Committee took part in a productive joint meeting with the SMART Architectural Sheet Metal Committee recently in Las Vegas to brainstorm common goals to maximize business opportunities this year.
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  • President’s Column: Let SMACNA bring out the leader in you

    Apr 04, 2017
    The truly great leaders in life become so by enabling others to be greater than themselves. Dedicating yourself to bringing others along so that they can achieve more than you is the ultimate way to boost talent, ramp productivity, and develop effective future leaders.
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  • Daikin highlights new prefab techniques for HVAC Council

    Apr 04, 2017
    SMACNA’s HVAC Contractors Council Steering Committee learned about innovative prefabrication techniques and trends in modular central plant construction during a recent tour of the Daikin Modular Central Plant (MCP) fabrication facility in Phoenix.
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  • Capitol Hill Update

    Apr 04, 2017
    SMACNA upholds the appropriate use of construction project labor agreements (PLAs) on public construction. Therefore, the Association strongly opposes the so-called “Fair and Open Contracting Act of 2017” (H.R. 1552/S. 622) as introduced by Rep. Dennis Ross (R-15th-Fla.). Economics, not ideology, should drive PLA debates and votes in Congress.
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  • Still time! Sign up for Financial Boot Camp, May 21-24

    Apr 04, 2017
    At SMACNA’s Financial Boot Camp, May 21-24, in Tempe, Ariz., owners, future owners, and managers will learn real-world financial management techniques from one of the industry’s finest financial minds.
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  • Score a hole-in-one for scholarships

    Apr 04, 2017
    The island of Maui is a golfer’s paradise, boasting gorgeous championship golf courses tucked between volcanic mountains and the sea.
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  • Don’t delay! — Maui Convention registration now open

    Apr 04, 2017
    Paradise awaits in Maui. You know you’re going to attend the convention, so register now and get the best rooms, the best prices, and the best early-bird discounts.
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  • Convention opener: "One of the funniest comedians of her generation"

    Apr 04, 2017
    SMACNA’s 74th Annual Convention in Maui opens with the quick-witted, tongue-in-cheek comedian whom “The Tonight Show’s” Jay Leno says is “one of America's funniest female comics"—the irrepressible Kathleen Madigan.
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  • Convention Session: Women need sponsors not mentors

    Apr 04, 2017
    Would you put your reputation on the line to advocate for a protégé? That’s what a sponsor does. The Harvard Business Review reports that high-potential women can be over-mentored and under-sponsored compared to their male peers.
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  • Partnership workshop tackles market expansion, ways to innovate change

    Apr 04, 2017
    Approximately 38 members of SMACNA and our labor partner, SMART (the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers) gathered in Atlanta in February to share their ideas and best practices for market share advancement.
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  • Still time! Participate in SMACNA’s Bargaining Conference Calls

    Apr 04, 2017
    Be prepared for the negotiating season. Tap into the knowledge of SMACNA’s Labor Relations staff, outside counsel, and your experienced colleagues during SMACNA’s 2017 Collective Bargaining Conference Call series. Just two calls left this year!
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  • Safety Survey due date approaching—Canadian members welcome

    Apr 04, 2017
    A company that puts the emphasis on a successful safety program, or better yet, their safety culture, reaps many benefits—more business opportunities, lower insurance rates, and safe and healthy workers.
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