Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


Relevant & Recent COVID-19 News from SMACNA: Week of May 25th

May 28, 2020

COVID-19 Update-1216470339 600x400SMACNA delivers members the latest COVID-19 news, updates, answers to frequently asked questions, and other resources to help contractors run their businesses more effectively.

Below are the five most viewed COVID-19-related posts by your colleagues in SMACNA Connect and Member Update for the week of May 25th:

  1. Construction Genius Podcast: SMACNA President Angie Simon on Leading Positively Amid COVID-19. SMACNA President Angie Simon shares how she and her leadership team are navigating this crisis and addressing changes at her company.

  2. The Balancing Act Takes Center Stage. SMACNA testing and air balancing (TAB) members across the country now find themselves serving as essential service providers for hospitals and healthcare facilities. From the latest issue of SMACNews.

  3. Updated: COVID-19 Exposure Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Plan. A template for preparing your own response plan.

  4. Contracts Bulletin—COVID-19: Increased Construction Costs. Several common construction contract provisions that could allow subcontractors to recover costs incurred as a result of COVID-19.

  5. SMACNews: President's Column: Together, From A Distance. While as an industry we are faring well amid COVID-19, the impact has been unique for each individual contractor.

  6. Updated: Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) FAQs for SMACNA members (as of May 18). Your frequently asked questions about PPP answered. Includes updates and new questions and answers related to:

  • PPP loan forgiveness process and eligibility

  • Alternative Payroll Covered Period

  • Exceptions

  • New requirements

SMACNA will also continue to push COVID-19 information to members through four primary channels: