Member Update


Published each Thursday, the Member Update provides all SMACNA members with a combination of SMACNA National news and legislative updates, as well as industry information of note.

MEMBER UPDATE Feb 17 2022

SMACNA Convention Interview: Matt Hildreth

Matt Hildreth, Construction Division Manager for The Waldinger Corporation talks to Jeff Hendriksen, SMACNA’s Executive Director for Communications and Marketing on a variety of topics. Matt and Jeff discuss not only how their business has persevered through the pandemic, but also how is company is working to make professional development a top priority.

MEMBER UPDATE Feb 17 2022

Premier Partner Spotlight: Procore

We were joined by Eric Tucker, Senior Business Development Manager with SMACNA Premier Partner Procore joins us to talk about being their emerging relationship with SMACNA and how it is enabling them to engage with more actors in the industry and show the utility of their products.

MEMBER UPDATE Feb 10 2022

SMACNA Convention Interview: Tom Martin

The owner of Ohio-based T.H. Martin, Inc. joined us at the 2021 SMACNA Annual Convention to discuss some of the major projects in Northern Ohio, including the $17 million MetroHealth project in Cleveland.

MEMBER UPDATE Feb 10 2022

Premier Partner Spotlight: Titus

At the recent SMACNA Annual Convention in Maui, Hawaii, we were joined at the Product Show by Trenton Yarbrough, Vice President of Sales and Product Development with SMACNA Premier Partner Titus.

MEMBER UPDATE Feb 03 2022

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New Technical Resources Bulletin

SMACNA publishes new standards for Grease Duct Construction Reinforcement to assist contractors/designers with selecting appropriate reinforcement during the course of their projects.

MEMBER UPDATE Feb 03 2022

SMACNA at AHR Expo

As thousands of industry professionals assembled in Las Vegas for the first time in nearly two years, SMACNA was proudly featured and on full display.

MEMBER UPDATE Jan 27 2022

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OSHA Ends ETS Rule

On January 25, 2022, the Biden administration withdrew the “vaccine or test” rule in the wake of the Supreme Court halting enforcement.

MEMBER UPDATE Jan 13 2022

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New Technical Resources Bulletin

Tie Rods for Internal Reinforcement explains when and how to use tie rods for internal reinforcement of ductwork and covers several important topics related to tie rod use.

MEMBER UPDATE Jan 13 2022

AHR Expo to Proceed as Planned

Recent concerns surrounding the rise in positive COVID-19 cases prompted AHR officials to announce the new protocols to make a bigger commitment to attendee safety.

MEMBER UPDATE Jan 06 2022

SMACNA Convention Interview: Tony Kocurek

SMACNA’s new President-Elect discusses his company’s work in Albuquerque, New Mexico and how the pandemic has shifted the conversation on indoor air quality and the importance of testing and balancing in maintaining efficient HVAC systems.