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GOLD ASSOCIATE MEMBER Jul 22 2021

View the Daikin Air Purifier

Designed to improve indoor air quality within large indoor spaces by effectively removing airborne contaminants, the unit’s ultra-quiet, low-noise operation makes it ideal for environments that require minimal distractions.

GOLD ASSOCIATE MEMBER Jul 22 2021

Video: HEPA Room Air Cleaner in Action

By providing continuous filtration, the Titus HEPA Room Air Cleaner (THRC) is the ideal solution to improve indoor air quality within schools and other educational facilities. 

GOLD ASSOCIATE MEMBER Jul 22 2021

Optimizing Spiral Duct Performance with Insulation

Spiral ducts are very common in today’s commercial settings. They offer a myriad of benefits ranging from longer duct runs to reduced leakage because they have fewer joints. Additionally, many architects and designers prefer the aesthetic appearance of a spiral duct over that of a rectangular duct. Just like many duct systems, however, spiral ducts often require insulation.

SILVER ASSOCIATE MEMBER Aug 25 2021

Don’t Leave Your Field Behind, Digitize Your Forms and Increase Productivity

Labor is a major cost and limited resource for field teams, yet most fall behind with digitization - you can see this with paper drawings and carbon copy forms still being the major medium for construction. See below how you can empower leadership teams to make the shift to digital forms and then reap the benefits of digitization.

 

GOLD ASSOCIATE MEMBER Jul 22 2021

Is Your Facility Protected From Potential Theft?

Take a close look at your business. Does it seem like a place that may attract thieves? Predicting when a theft will occur is difficult – if not impossible. The thief could be someone with high intent who does a lot of planning, or potentially an amateur acting on impulse.

SILVER ASSOCIATE MEMBER Jul 22 2021

How Well do You know Your Industrial Isolation Dampers?

Dampers can have many different functions within an HVAC or process application. One such function prevents or restricts the free flow of air, requiring the use of an isolation damper. Isolation dampers are generally two-position dampers and actuated to be fully open or fully closed.

SMART Union

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SMART Code of Excellence

SMART’s Code of Excellence Program codifies the SMART policies and procedures regarding member conduct while on the jobsite.  Implemented at the local level by the business manager, the program establishes best practices to promote professional behavior of members.

JATC

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International Reciprocity Agreement and Addendum D

In a June 2015 Memorandum, the SMART General President announced a new addendum to the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association Master Reciprocal Agreement. When executed by the Local JATC Trustees, this allows for reciprocity between local training funds which then permits contributions to go back to the worker’s home training fund.

SMART Union

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SMART Constitution

Revised in Las Vegas, NV at the 2nd SMART General Convention in August 2019, the SMART Constitution and Ritual governs the political structure, function, and operation of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers. 

SASMI

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RHCRA & HSA Presentation

While a Health Savings Account may be used in conjunction with an existing health plan and used while still actively working, a RHCRA is a stand-alone plan that may not be used while actively working.  This presentation discusses expenses covered under an HCRA, important IRS rules to consider and coverage periods.

SMART Union

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How the Labels Work

SMART’s “Label It, Scan It, Report It” phone app uses barcoded labels scanned via a phone app on building trades and production products to convey information on the average crew cost for the fabrication local and the jobsite local.

SASMI

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HCRA Announcement to all Participants

SASMI is a national benefits fund for the sheet metal workers that provides Supplemental Unemployment Benefits (SUB Benefits) and Underemployment Benefits.  This announcement explains how the Retiree Health Care Reimbursement Account (HCRA), which became effective in 2014, works. 

Collective Bargaining

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Crew Cost Method of Wage Equalization

In January 2018, SMACNA and SMART signed a Memorandum of Understanding concerning the "crew-cost method" of wage equalization. The crew-cost method both relieves the administrative burden and challenges often associated with calculating wage e

Affordable Care Act

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ACA Compliance White Paper

The whitepaper, “Contractor Compliance with the Affordable Care Act in 2016,” details the requirements of the Affordable Care Act for contractors considered Applicable Large Employers (ALEs).

March 5-9, 2023

Business Management University 2023

Provides an in-depth study of the business practices necessary to run a successful sheet metal company.  Program sessions include financial management, strategic planning, contractor survival skills, negotiation, surety and bonding, leadership and productivity.


  • LocationTempe, AZ
  • Calendar DateMar/05 - Mar/09 2023

May 15-18, 2022

Financial Boot Camp

Covers in-depth financial management issues for those individuals within a firm who are considered “non-financial personnel."


  • LocationTempe, Arizona
  • Calendar DateMay/15 - May/18 2022

May 1-3, 2022

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Planning Your Exit and Business Valuation

Focuses on planned exit options and helps business owners develop a personalized exit plan. Develop realistic expectations and consequences of transferring ownership of your business.


  • LocationSan Diego, CA
  • Calendar DateMay/01 - May/03 2022

April 11-13, 2022

Supervisor Training Academy

Developed for both new supervisors and those with several years’ experience, SMACNA’s Supervisor Training Academy is led by industry experts and provides attendees with the information necessary to succeed in a leadership role.


  • LocationSt. Louis, MO
  • Calendar DateApr/11 - Apr/13 2022

April 3-6, 2022

Project Managers Institute

Covers the essential skills of effective project management for project managers, including management/leadership, project planning, time management, change order management, and more.


  • LocationRaleigh, NC
  • Calendar DateApr/03 - Apr/06 2022

Mar 24-25, 2022

Association Leadership Meeting

Plan to join SMACNA’s senior leadership and your fellow chapter officers and chapter executives at the Association Leadership Meeting.


  • LocationLas Colinas, TX
  • Calendar DateMar/24 - Mar/25 2022

Feb 11-12, 2022

College of Fellows Spring Meeting

The 2022 College of Fellows Spring Meeting will be held at the Saddlebrook Resort, 5700 Saddlebrook Way, Wesley Chapel, Florida. All members of the College of Fellows are invited to attend.


  • LocationWesley Chapel, FL
  • Calendar DateFeb/11 - Feb/12 2022

MEMBER UPDATE Sep 16 2021

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SMACNA Member Honors 9/11

Building on the memorial he created in 2020, Papadimitriou was able to create a second replica of the twin towers and place the new display in Times Square to honor the lives lost 20 years ago.

MEMBER UPDATE Sep 16 2021

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BMU Returns in 2022

Business Management University (BMU) has consistently been one of SMACNA’s most popular courses where attendees learn through case studies and idea-sharing sessions the exact real-world business skills necessary to run a sheet metal and HVAC company.

CHAPTER LEADERSHIP Sep 16 2021

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Select Your Emerging Leaders for PinP 2022

SMACNA and SMART are giving local chapters and unions the opportunity to register two emerging leaders from their area (one labor and one management) to attend the conference by waiving their respective registration fees.