Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

Products and Services Update

Federated Mutual Insurance Company Acquires Granite Re, Inc.

Federated Mutual Insurance Company has acquired Granite Re, Inc., a leading provider of surety bonds for small- to medium-sized contractors, as of January 1, 2017. The acquisition better positions Federated Insurance to partner with commercial contractors for their surety and bonding needs.
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Redesigned Lion Pneuma Wrap Brake in Stock

The Lion Pneuma Wrap Brake by Mestek Machinery is the ideal machine for forming L,U, and Wrap Duct with TDC, TDF or slip and drive connections.
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Milwaukee® Dust Extraction: A Solution for Every Concrete Cut, Grind, or Prep

Since first introducing the world’s only universal self-powered dust extractor in 2013, the M12™ HAMMERVAC™ Universal Dust Extractor, Milwaukee Tool has been dedicated to introducing productivity-focused dust collection solutions.
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Join the HVAC A-List

Our engineers are famous for turning the indoor comfort systems of tomorrow into today’s reality and they’re ready to share their knowledge and experience with you.
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An Energy-Saving Checklist for Commercial Buildings

Given how important energy efficiency is to the bottom line, it becomes important for commercial building owners and their tenants to improve the energy efficiency of commercial buildings.
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Stop the Chaos

Simplify collection and analysis by leveraging technology. It's the only path to be successful in the competitive future.
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CADDY ROD LOCK Technology is Revolutionizing Bar Joist Hangers

CADDY ROD LOCK Bar Joist Hangers are a great structural attachment for installing services from bar joists. Unlike beam clamps, they apply the load concentrically and evenly across the bar joist.
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New Law to Make California Contractors Liable for Subs' Unpaid Wages

The California State Assembly passed a bill in mid-September requiring general contractors, or direct contractors, to pay the wages of their subcontractors' employees if the subcontractors do not pay them, according to The Sacramento Bee
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Moving Air Forward® So You Can Move the Installation Forward

Owens Corning has a solution for all of your air distribution needs, including spiral ductwork.
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Cut Your Estimating Time in Half with FastEST Software

“Increase your estimating speed and accuracy today, with FastDUCT®, FastPIPE®, and FastWRAP mechanical estimating software. Join the thousands of HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, and insulation contractors across North America who are bidding jobs faster and growing their companies with FastEST, Inc’s estimating programs!”
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QuoteSoft — Automatic Estimates from BIM

QuoteSoft’s CAD-Connect integrates your CAD building database with QuoteSoft estimating software to create automatic estimates from your CAD/REVIT files. Whether your company is a ductwork fabricator or install-only shop, QuoteSoft Duct can help you estimate labor hours and material costs with speed and accuracy. Ductwork estimators in commercial, and industrial markets across north America rely on the QuoteSoft’s solution to cut takeoff time and increase the bottom line.
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Insist on the Best Sealant for the Job. Insist on Hardcast.

Owners understand that leakage represents damaging impact to equipment, air quality and energy consumption. The superior sealing capabilities of Hardcast’s rolled sealants offer an efficient means to increase your value to your customer. Don’t tape over the problem, seal it up with Hardcast rolled sealants.
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JM HVAC Exclusive Content Portal

The Johns Manville Exclusive Content portal has all of our latest content, including recordings of our HVAC webinars “The Science of Insulating Ducts” & “Fiber Glass Health & Safety” that we’ve produced to help you have access to the most current information in the industry.
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Innovative Vision® Air Handling Solution Fits the Need for Canadian Post-Secondary Institution

Northern Lights College, a post-secondary institution in Northern British Columbia, faced a big problem requiring a small-scale solution.
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