Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association



F.E. Moran Wins First Annual Safety Innovation Award

F.E. Moran, a full-service mechanical contractor and member of the SMACNA Chicago Chapter, has been selected to receive SMACNA’s first-ever Safety Innovation Award.
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SMACNA’s 2019 Annual Convention Registration Price Increases on September 1

If you have been waiting to register for SMACNA’s 2019 Annual Convention, you won’t want to wait very much longer. This is your last chance to guarantee the current registration price before it increases on September 1.
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Rep. LaHood Attends 2019 Specialty Contractor Association Legislative Roundtable

On Monday, August 26, Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL-18) joined SMACNA's Stan Kolbe and Jessica Newbold of IMSCA along with several local SMACNA member contractors and other invited industry guests at the Sheet Metal Workers Local 1 Joint Training Center in Morton, Illinois.
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Be Prepared When Disaster Strikes

In this season of hurricanes, wildfires and flooding, SMACNA contractors must be prepared for such emergencies, large or small.

Board of Directors Nominees Announced

The 2019 SMACNA Board of Directors nominees have been announced. Voting on these nominees will take place at SMACNA’s Annual Business Meeting held at SMACNA's 2019 Annual Convention.
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Dills Speaks on Industry Future at SMART General Convention

SMACNA President Nathan L. Dills delivered a keynote speech at the second SMART General Convention on August 13 in Las Vegas.
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SMACNA Contractor Spotlight: Therma

SMACNA visited Therma, a leading mechanical services company focused on designing, building, and servicing complex mechanical systems.
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SMACNA’s McCullion on Prevention Through Design

In Consulting-Specifying Engineer, Mike McCullion, SMACNA’s Director of Market Sectors and Safety, discusses a “life cycle” approach to Prevention through Design in construction.

2020 Partners in Progress Conference Registration Opens Soon

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! Registration opens on Tuesday, September 3rd.
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OSHA Reminds Employers to Submit Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses

OSHA is reminding employers who have not yet submitted their 2018 OSHA Form 300A (Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses) that those forms need to be sent to OSHA.
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Sellers Headlines Newly Elected SMART International Leadership Team

SMACNA would like to congratulate Joseph Sellers, Jr. for being re-elected as SMART’s General President, and Joseph Powell for being elected as General Secretary-Treasurer.
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New Updates to SMACNA Fall Protection Model Program

Recently, SMACNA updated the Fall Protection Model Program. Available for free to SMACNA members, the Program is editable to address specific contract or project requirements.
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Updated – Substance Testing Guidelines

Testing current employees and job applicants for the presence of drugs and/or alcohol is a complex issue, involving myriad, and often conflicting, state and federal laws.
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Partners in Progress Magazine July Issue Now Available

The July edition of Partners in Progress magazine is now available. Read how SMACNA and SMART are collaborating in order to capture a greater market share of education work projects.
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iTi Announces Courses on Soldering Techniques and Soldering Performance Qualification Testing

The International Training Institute has partnered with the Copper Development Association (CDA) and SMART Local #36 (St. Louis, Missouri) to present these programs.

NLRB Proposes Rule Changes to Union Elections

On August 12, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) which provides three changes to union election procedures.
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Meet 2020 Partners in Progress Keynote Speaker Herm Edwards

Partners in Progress is delighted to announce that Herm Edwards will be the keynote speaker at the 2020 Partners in Progress Conference.

Let’s Talk Shop Podcast, Episode 5: Smoke/Fire Damper Testing

Tony Kocurek, owner of Energy Balance and Integration LLC in Albuquerque, New Mexico, talks with host Angie Simon, president, Western Allied Mechanical, and SMACNA president-elect on smoke/fire damper testing and certification.
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Submit Your DOL Letter Today - IRAP Comment Period Ends on August 23

The DOL released a proposed rule that threatens the project bidding status and the reputation of skilled apprenticeship programs by establishing an alternative: the industry-recognized apprenticeship programs (IRAP).
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New Horizons Foundation White Paper on Executive Exit

The New Horizons Foundation has just published a new white paper titled, An Executive Exit: A Closer Look at the Factors That Drive Successful Executive Transitions.