Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


Mobilizing the Next Generation Takes Leadership and Commitment

Dec 14, 2017

Our industry is clamoring for talent after a decade’s long slide in HVAC professionals entering the market, resulting in too few technical professionals to fill the need. As SMACNA President Jack Knox recently stated, it is our responsibility to find ways to attract quality people. At Daikin Applied, we too carry that responsibility alongside our industry partners. Central to our work with new graduates and early career professionals, we are exploring and building programs and initiatives to encourage more talent to pursue technical careers.

Leadership by organizations like SMACNA is one part of the equation for encouraging the next generation of HVAC professionals. The other part is listening to the newly minted professionals and hearing how they chose to step into our industry. Read more...