Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


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Strategies and Tools for Effective Procurement Added to Contractors Operations Manual

Strategies and Tools for Effective Procurement is the latest addition to SMACNA’s Contractors Operations Manual.
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June 26 is World Refrigeration Day

The first annual World Refrigeration Day will be held on June 26, 2019. The theme for the inaugural event will be diversity in terms of applications, systems, technology, locations, people, and careers
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New Horizons White Paper on Hiring, Promotion, and Talent Development

Research has shown that more than half of the variability (and uncertainty) in hiring and promotion decisions can be reduced by considering factors that are not revealed in typical resumes and interviews.

Partners in Progress: May Issue Now Available

The May edition of Partners in Progress magazine is now available. Read how SMACNA and SMART have been working together recently to utilize and implement training on the latest construction technologies.
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Multiemployer Bill for Failing Pension Plans Passes House Education and Labor Committee

The House Education and Labor Committee passed an amended version of H.R. 397, a bill to establish a government funded Pension Rehabilitation Trust Fund for failing multiemployer pension plans.
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SMACNA Contractor DMI Companies Receives Zero Waste to Landfill Certification

DMI Companies recently announced that their main manufacturing facility, located in Monongahela PA, is now classified as a zero waste to landfill facility.
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SMACNA Video: Tom Martin of T.H. Martin, Inc.

SMACNA interviewed Tom Martin, president of T.H. Martin, Inc., on the ways SMACNA has helped him succeed in business.
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2019 Annual Convention Early Registration Deadline is Fast Approaching

The deadline to register early for the 2019 SMACNA Annual Convention is only one month away and hotel rooms are going fast.

Introducing the SMACNA Safety Meeting App

SMACNA has a new way to make safety a top priority at your company.
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Let’s Talk Shop Podcast, Episode #3: Peer Groups

Episode #3 of Let’s Talk Shop focuses on peer groups with host Angie Simon of Western Allied Mechanical, Matt Cramer of Dee Cramer, Inc. and Jack Knox of R.F. Knox Company.
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Women in Construction Leadership Summit Recap

The Women in Construction Leadership Summit met to discuss ways to increase diversity as well as appeal to the next generation entering the sheet metal and HVAC industry.
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SMACNA CEO Vince Sandusky Joined ENR’s Specialty Contracting Roundtable

The most recent edition of ENR’S Specialty Contracting Roundtable included commentary from SMACNA CEO Vince Sandusky.
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Save the Date for the 2020 Partners in Progress Conference

On February 25-26, 2020 at Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada SMACNA and SMART are going “ALL IN” to strengthen the industry and win more business!
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NIOSH Dampness and Mold Assessment Form

NIOSH has recently developed a Dampness and Mold Assessment Tool for both general buildings and schools to help employers identify and assess areas of dampness in buildings.
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The Battle for Multiemployer Pension Reform Continues: Stakeholders Unite Behind “Common Sense Principles for Reform”

Even though the Joint Select Committee on multiemployer pensions was not successful last year, Congressional members are still trying to find a solution for the multiemployer pension crisis.
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SMACNA Video: Brian and Trenton Fluetsch of Sunset Air Inc.

SMACNA talked with Brian Fluetsch, president, Sunset Air Inc., Lacey, WA, and his son Trenton Fluetsch, on the benefits of being involved with SMACNA.
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SMACNA’s 2019 Annual Convention Spouse Speaker Heather Land

Heather Land will be the spouse breakfast speaker at the 2019 Annual Convention. She has the unmistakable comedic ability to combine wit with just the right amount of sarcasm, and then add a whole lot of truth.
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HVAC Refer Guy Podcast with Angie Simon

Mike Mayberry, host of the podcast HVAC Refer Guy, talks with Angie Simon, SMACNA’s President-Elect, on what it will be like to be the first female president of SMACNA.
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Recap of SMACNA’s Financial Boot Camp

SMACNA members from multiple chapters recently traveled to Tempe, AZ to take part in SMACNA’s Financial Boot Camp. The program was led by industry expert John Murdough, Partner at Henry+Horne.
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SMACNA launches Guide to Federal Contracting and Resources Webpage

SMACNA’s new Guide to Federal Contracting provides members with an easy-to-use resource that demystifies the federal contracting process.