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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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.