Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


Students Refine Duct Construction Skills at SMACNA’s Technical University

May 31, 2018

Technical Univ Mark Terzigni 6SMACNA contractors actively engaged in hands-on learning about SMACNA’s most prominent standards during SMACNA’s two-day Technical University held in April at the Sheet Metal Contractors Association of Philadelphia and Vicinity’s new chapter headquarters in Warminster, Pennsylvania.

Attendees formed teams to learn about HVAC applications including duct construction, duct leakage, and fire dampers. Teams were challenged to build solutions using duct models that required the application of SMACNA standards and building techniques.

2018 SMACNA Technical Univ“All the attendees seemed impressed with the program and asked a lot of questions,” noted Jim Shields of SMCA of Philadelphia and Vicinity.

The program was led by SMACNA’s Technical Resources staff including Mark Terzigni, SMACNA director of engineering; Shawn O’Hara, project manager; and Delaine Deer, project manager.