Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

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The EZ Hanger™ System

The patented EZ Hanger™ System can reduce your duct hanging and labor costs more than 70%. EZ Hanger™ works with all three duct suspension methods – steel straps, steel wire trapeze (threaded rod with cradle bar), and the most common, threaded rod.
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New Cybersecurity Aids for Small Businesses

Did you know that nearly 60 percent of small companies go out of business following a cyber hack and 71 percent of all cyber assaults occur at businesses with under 100 workers?
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Financial Estate Planning

Since Congress passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act in 2012, very few Americans have been subject to federal estate taxes. As currently imposed, the tax will impact only .2 percent of decedents.
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Helios: Saving Energy by Degrees

Helios is a brand-new line of digital diffusers powered completely by ambient light.
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Milwaukee® Introduces the Industry’s Fastest-Cutting Cordless Metal Circular Saw

Milwaukee Tool continues to bring performance-driven solutions to the professional trades with the introduction of the M18 FUEL™ Metal-Cutting Circular Saw. By harnessing the extreme performance of M18 FUEL™, Milwaukee is able to deliver a solution that cuts faster than any other cordless metal-cutting circular saw on the market.
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Daikin Delivers Comfortable and Energy-Saving Learning Environment

Students flourish in comfortable learning atmospheres without distraction. Comprehensive HVAC solutions provided by Daikin created such an environment at Hudson City Schools’ East Woods Elementary.
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New Online Tool Facilitates Building Benchmarking

Business intelligence platform provider Lucid and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have partnered to provide a free online benchmarking tool for energy managers, building operators, and sustainability managers.
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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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CADDY SPEED LINK SLS Strut Locking Device

The new CADDY SPEED LINK SLS Strut Locking Device is ideal for any installation of duct, ceiling fans, or HVAC units.
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The Continuity Mindset: Managing Succession for Lasting Organizational Success

Succession is a deeply emotional process for leaders. For seasoned executives, it often requires reflection and insight into one’s career journey and legacy.
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Retrotec’s Model 451 Commercial DucTester

Measure duct leakage in commercial systems up to 295 CFM at 8 inches Water Column (in WC) with the first truly lightweight (20 lb) handheld commercial DucTester.
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Navigating a Clear Path to Successful Ownership and Management Transition

While there are no cookie-cutter solutions for ownership transfer, there are some viable strategies to consider when it’s time to successfully hand over your company’s ownership and management to the next generation.
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