Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association


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President's Column: A rising tide lifts all boats

In August, I spoke at the SMART Business Agents’ Meeting. Following are excerpts of my remarks from this meeting.

New manual—Best practices for a residential/light commercial retrofit department

SMACNA’s new “Residential Retrofit and Service Operations Management Program” provides information on the latest sales, marketing, and financial strategies to operate a profitable residential/light commercial HVAC service and retrofit department.

SMACNA 2016 Safety Survey results show lowest incidence rate ever

SMACNA’s 2016 Safety Survey, part of SMACNA’s annual Safety Excellence Award Program, revealed some significant “firsts” this year.

Meets with…U.S. House Candidate Lou Correa of California

Candidate Lou Correa, who is running for the open House seat in California’s 46th District, met with SMACNA of Southern California members Mike and Mercy Tardif at a fund-raising event.

New Horizons study explores making decisions about market opportunities

Entering a new market in the construction industry is a complex task.

Showing appreciation

SMACNA President Guy Gast accepts a speaker gift after addressing the SMART Business Agents Meeting in August. Apprentices at Sheet Metal Local 73 in Chicago fabricated the plaque.

SMACNA adds a new Technical Project Manager

Delaine A. Deer, PMP, LEED AP, is the newest addition to SMACNA’s Technical Resources Department.