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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • A dynamic week of business study

    Apr 04, 2017
    Participants in SMACNA’s recent 2017 Business Management University (BMU) in Tempe, Ariz., learned the real-world business skills needed to run a robust sheet metal and HVAC company.
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  • Welcome new SMACNA 2017 Associate Member

    Apr 04, 2017
    SMACNA is proud to welcome new Silver Associate Member Thermaflex of Abbeville, S.C.
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