Products and Services Update


In the market for value-added solutions? Wondering where to find new and improved products?  This monthly newsletter features the latest products, services and industry technologies from SMACNA's Associate Members. Timely articles on overall market and industry conditions are featured as well.  

PREMIER PARTNER Apr 25 2022

Ensure Your Conversations Are Private

The Titus Return Canopy reduces crosstalk noise between private offices and conference rooms by offering an easy-to-install covering over the back of return air grilles in the ceiling plenum space.

PREMIER PARTNER Apr 25 2022

Milwaukee’s Largest PACKOUT™ Solution Yet

Milwaukee Tool’s PACKOUT™ XL Tool Box features a 100lb weight capacity, extra-large depth, and an interior organization tray, allowing users to keep large power tools, hand tools, and accessories organized to fit their needs.

PREMIER PARTNER Apr 25 2022

Surety Made Simple

Federated Insurance makes the process of qualifying for and utilizing contract bonds to grow your business both simple and transparent.

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES UPDATE Apr 25 2022

Seamlessly Integrate Your Tech with Real-Time Field Data

With Raken, contractors can quickly and easily collect data from the field and share it with the office instantly for better, faster insights. Complete daily reports and track time and productivity in one place—then connect it with your favorite project management, cloud storage, and accounting technology to streamline more workflows.

PREMIER PARTNER Mar 24 2022

Company Vehicle Crash Could Impact Everyone

A devastating company vehicle crash can leave a lasting impact at your business in more ways than you may realize. Businesses may need to consider the negative repercussions stemming from “social inflation,” or, negative public sentiment and mistrust towards businesses among jury members. They may also need to contend with “nuclear verdicts;” an award that is significantly higher than would be expected given the facts of the case.

SILVER ASSOCIATE MEMBER Mar 24 2022

Coil-Tack: The Preferred Engineered Adhesive in HVAC

This nonflammable, water-based insulation adhesive is engineered for spray or extruding coil line applications and spray booth applications. It has been developed to eliminate clogging within the adhesive delivery system, ensuring consistent operation.

PREMIER PARTNER Jan 24 2022

Milwaukee® Advances Rotary Hammer Solutions

Milwaukee Tool continues to innovate the cordless SDS Plus rotary hammer market with the second generation of their M18 FUEL™ 1-1/8” SDS Plus Rotary Hammer w/ ONE-KEY™, delivering advanced performance and productivity on the jobsite.

PREMIER PARTNER Dec 16 2021

Unlock the Value of “Free Cooling”

”Free cooling,” the process of allowing the building load to bypass mechanical cooling and exchange its heat with lower temperature outdoor air, is an environmentally favorable approach that helps reduce operating costs

PREMIER PARTNER Dec 16 2021

High Capacity, Long Throws

Designed for large facilities with high ceilings like distribution centers, warehouses, athletic centers, and big box stores, the TVM Ventilation Modules are made for systems that require the distribution of a high volume of air from a single point, usually roof-mounted unitary equipment. 

GOLD ASSOCIATE MEMBER Dec 16 2021

DEWALT Introduces THE NEXT DIMENSION IN POWER™

This battery has 50% more power with a 25% smaller footprint and works with the 20V MAX* tools you already have, and provides twice the lifetime. It features an impact-resistant, overmolded base with non-marring material. Take advantage of our lightest and most powerful battery as the rubber overmold base and twice the lifetime combine to form a dependable lithium-ion solution.

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES UPDATE Nov 23 2021

FMI’s 2021 Fourth Quarter Outlook

In their latest forecast report, the experts at FMI share their comprehensive economic assessment for the U.S. and Canadian engineering and construction industry.

SILVER ASSOCIATE MEMBER Nov 23 2021

Don’t Gamble on Leakage!

Complete Seal fittings from Sheet Metal Connectors, Inc. feature an airtight connection which eliminates the need to caulk, resulting in energy and labor savings as well as an aesthetically pleasing job.

SILVER ASSOCIATE MEMBER Nov 23 2021

Improving Documentation in Construction With Photos

If a picture is worth a thousand words, project progress photos are priceless. See how empowering contractor crews with time and date-stamped photos—and the ability to mark them up—can help increase visibility on every project.

SILVER ASSOCIATE MEMBER Nov 23 2021

Dyn-O-Rings from Duro Dyne

Duro Dyne’s Dyn-O-Rings eliminate labor intensive clamps and clips and no special tools are needed for installation. Dyn-O-Rings are available in Single Wall & Double Wall TDC and 90 Degree styles.

SILVER ASSOCIATE MEMBER Nov 23 2021

Spending Too Much Time...Collecting Time?

For over 10 years, eSUB Construction Software has worked with mechanical contractors around the country to help them get all their project data and documents from the field to the office, on time, every time.

PREMIER PARTNER

Auburn Mechanical Empowers the Field Through Data Mobility

SMACNA member, Auburn Mechanical, recently talked to Procore about how their fully mobile digital construction management solution puts their voluminous project information literally at the fingertips of craft labor in the field. The mobile, real-time task clarity streamlines processes and reduces risk as a result, and their innovative culture drove success for the whole company.

PREMIER PARTNER

Ignite Safety – Not Flames

For this year’s National Fire Prevention Week, October 3-9, Federated Insurance encourages employers to conduct fire safety meetings. Vigilant employees who know what to look for could be the reason a blaze doesn’t begin, and it all starts with educating your staff on hazardous fire risks.

PREMIER PARTNER Sep 26 2021

Don’t Take the Bait from Phishing Scammers

In our modern world, the use of emails as a primary form of communication has become the norm. But with this comes the risk of cyberattacks that prey upon you and your employees who use email in increasingly clever ways.

PREMIER PARTNER Sep 26 2021

Rebel Applied™ Newly Upgraded

Now with Sorbent Ventilation Technology (SVT) and inverter compressors,  Rebel Applied is the industry’s first packaged total-air-quality system that combines the benefits of sorbent media with a class-leading energy efficient and configurable rooftop unit.

SILVER ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Ruskin® Data Center Dampers

Featuring the lowest AMCA Class 1A leakage rating for energy savings at 3cfm @ 1-in wg, and now with a new coupler option that joins two damper sections without a jackshaft, they provide a narrower profile for when space is limited.

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES UPDATE Aug 25 2021

Tips to Bring Out the Best in Your Company’s Employees

It’s no secret that when businesses treat employees well, those employees tend to perform better and stay with the company long-term. To get your business to that level, here are six tips to help you retain and attract talented employees. 

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

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

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.

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES UPDATE Jul 22 2021

FMI’s 2021 Third Quarter Outlook

In their latest forecast report, the experts at FMI share their outlook for U.S. and Canadian total engineering and construction spending, residential construction put in place, non-residential construction put in place, and non-building structures construction put in place.