Business Management

SMACNA develops publications, white papers, educational programs and conducts industry research to help SMACNA contractors maintain a competitive advantage over the competition. SMACNA Business Management presents members with the best business practices being utilized in the industry and that can help run a sheet metal and air conditioning contracting business at optimal levels. Topics covered include financial management, project management, managing a sheet metal contracting business, and issues impacting the changing marketplace.


The severe impact of COVID-19 can not be denied and is mandating changes in how we all do business. SMACNA remains committed to providing you with the information you need as you navigate the dynamic situations we all face. Stay alert on how COVID-19 is affecting our industry, your business, and you.  

In the Office

In the Office provides contractors with useful information pertaining to the office operations of a SMACNA contractor. From human resources to information security, there are a wide range of topics covered in this section.

In the Shop

In the Shop focuses on shop operations and provides contractors information on shop-specific activities.

In the Field

In the Field provides members with information on field-related activities and job site management. 

Safety & Health

SMACNA develops safety programs, publications, services and videos to assist members in establishing and managing effective safety programs. SMACNA also communicates with OSHA and other federal agencies on issues affecting members and offers briefings on regulatory compliance issues.

Federal Contracting

SMACNA provides members with resources that will help them pursue federal contracting opportunities, particularly in relation to the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

Project Management

SMACNA’s project management resources and educational programs provide members with the necessary tools to help them manage projects efficiently, safely and on-time.