Podcasts


This monthly podcast is produced by SMACNA and is hosted by Angie Simon, president of Western Allied Mechanical and SMACNA President. Episodes feature Angie having topical conversations with SMACNA member contractors and other thought leaders in the industry on a variety of important topics that affect the entire sheet metal and HVAC industry.

Podcast Apr 08 2021

Let's Talk Shop, Episode 15: IAQ and the Reopening of Schools, Buildings and Offices

In Episode 15 of Let’s Talk Shop, host Angie Simon, CEO, Western Allied Mechanical, chats with Tony Kocurek, SMACNA National Secretary–Treasurer and president of Energy Balance and Integration in Albuquerque, about how testing and balancing is being used to improve indoor air quality, as well as the role sheet metal contractors are playing in reopening schools, restaurants, offices and other businesses.

Podcast Oct 17 2019

Let's Talk Shop, Episode 7: What We Can Learn from Australia

Host Angie Simon, president, Western Allied Mechanical and SMACNA president-elect, travels to Australia and speaks with Russell Telford, managing director of A.G. Coombs and national president of the Air Conditioning & Mechanical Contractors Association (AMCA) and Sumit Oberoi, National Director of AMCA and SMACNA Chapter Executive.

Podcast Oct 14 2019

Let's Talk Shop, Episode 6: Lean Construction

In this episode of Let’s Talk Shop, host Angie Simon, president, Western Allied Mechanical, talks with James Morgan, president and CEO of Worcester Air Conditioning in Ashland, Mass, about lean construction techniques.

Podcast Jun 06 2019

Let's Talk Shop, Episode 3: Peer Groups

This episode of Let's Talk Shop focused on peer groups. Host Angie Simon of Western Allied Mechanical spoke with fellow peer group members Matt Cramer of Dee Cramer, Inc. and Jack Knox of R.F. Knox Company.

Podcast Apr 29 2019

Let's Talk Shop, Episode 1: Trends in Prefabrication

Episode 1 of Let's Talk Shop features Joseph Lansdell, President, Poynter Sheet Metal, on trends in prefabrication and its impact on the industry. The conversation focused on why and how contractors should get started with prefabrication and what cultural shifts need to happen to make the transition successful.