Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


The Most Relevant & Recent COVID-19 News from SMACNA: Week of May 21

May 21, 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 18th:

  1. 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.

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

  3. Updated: Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) FAQS for SMACNA members. Your frequently asked questions about PPP answered. Includes updates and new questions and answers related to:

    • PPP loan audits

    • PPPs and privately held businesses

    • Returning PPP funds

    • PPP loan forgiveness

  4. SMACNA Adapts Its Workforce Approach During COVID-19 Pandemic. In response to COVID-19, and the resulting halt in most workforce needs, SMACNA has pivoted its focus from recruitment to driving an increased awareness of all aspects of our industry.

  5. COVID-19 Paid Leave FAQs. Answers to individuals’ paid leave questions arising out of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

  6. Updated DOL FAQs. The latest DOL FAQs related to FFCRA.

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