Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


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The Role of Unions in Suicide Prevention

Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas interviews Chris Carlough, Director of Education for the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART).
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OSHA hosts National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

The week of May 6-10, 2019 marks the sixth annual National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls in construction.
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Safety Survey Responses Are Still Needed

SMACNA’s Safety Excellence Awards Program deadline is fast approaching. SMACNA members must respond by May 10 in order to be recognized for their safety excellence programs.
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Become an Official 2019 SMACNA College of Fellow Golf Outing Sponsor

The annual College of Fellows Golf Outing is one of the most popular events on the SMACNA calendar.
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Now Accepting Nominations for Board of Directors, Committees, and Task Forces

Apply Today! SMACNA is currently accepting nominations to the Board of Directors, and applications to SMACNA's Committees and Task Forces.
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SMACNA’s 2019 Annual Convention Initial Schedule Announced

SMACNA is strongly encouraging all prospective attendees to register today and secure the early registration discount and hotel room.
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SMACNA’s Project Managers Institute Continues to Draw Rave Reviews

SMACNA’s Project Managers Institute (PMI) was once again sold out and wildly popular with participants.
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Registration Open for SMACNA’s Women in Construction Leadership Council Summit Meeting

Registration open for member contractors and chapter executives to attend SMACNA’s Women in Construction Leadership Council (WCLC) Summit meeting on June 1, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa & Casino.
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SMACNA Contractor Spotlight: Lor-Don, Ltd/Technicair

This video features Lor-Don, Ltd/Technicair, a 140,000 sq. ft. facility that specializes in complex industrial projects.
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Angie Simon Featured in April issue of HVACR Today

Angie Simon, SMACNA President-Elect, is featured in the April 2019 cover story of HVACR Today.
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SMACNA of Long Island Meets with Representative Peter King

On the morning of April 17, 2019 SMACNA of Long Island members met with Representative Peter King (R-NY) for breakfast and to discuss several pertinent local and national legislative topics.
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Building Your Reputation for Safety Excellence

Participating in SMACNA’s Safety Excellence Awards Program is an essential ingredient that will provide your company with the recognition needed to build a successful safety culture.

Partners in Progress: Collaborating in Quality, Standards and Expertise

The latest edition of Partners in Progress magazine takes a deep dive into SMACNA and SMART’s teamwork in promoting quality, standards, and expertise – from creating true value in the industry to crusading for critical fire life safety legislation to save lives.
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EEO-1 Reports Wage Data Collection Reinstated by Courts

SMACNA contractors who are subject to EEO-1 reporting need to be prepared to submit their pay-data as a part of their 2019 EEO-1 reporting. In March, a federal judge reinstated the revised EEO-1 form's pay-data reporting provisions.
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Results and Data Available from SMACNA’s Annual Labor Report

SMACNA’s Annual Labor Report was recently released, and the report yields positive economic results for 2018.
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Department of Labor Opinion Letter: Employers Can’t Delay FMLA Leave

On March 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued an opinion letter, FMLA 2019-1-A. This letter addressed compliance issues under the Family and Medical leave Act (FMLA).
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Boston Mayor Proclaims the week of April 29th as Building Trades for Recovery Week

As part of a multi-trade effort to raise awareness of the opioid crisis in the construction industry, SMACNA Boston has established Building Trades for Recovery Week.
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HVAC/P features article by SMACNA’s Mark Terzigni

The article “three best practices to ensure air distribution systems meet requirements” focuses on best practices and industry methods that contractors should discuss with all construction professionals involved in a project.
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Less Than One Month Until the 2019 CEA National Issues Conference

There is still time to join your fellow contractors and chapter leaders at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill from May 7-9.
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SMACNA’s College of Fellows Spring Meeting Recap

SMACNA’s annual College of Fellows Spring Meeting took place in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on March 29 – 30. During this meeting several new business items were discussed.