SMACNA News Feed
Recent Changes to OSHA Injury & Illness Reporting Data
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:33:57 Z
Under current OSHA regulations for 2019, all companies with more than 20 employees are required to report their OSHA 300A Summary Form only electronically through a special website.
SMACNA: Early Prompt Pay Victory
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:33:53 Z
SMACNA enjoyed an early session victory in the U.S. House on legislation that would help to solve prompt payment issues of contractors and subcontractors working on federal projects.
Welcome SMACNA 2019 Associate Members
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:33:47 Z
SMACNA welcomes new and returning 2019 Associate Members.
Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training Expanding
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 15:33:40 Z
At present, five states – California, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, and New York – have laws that mandate sexual harassment training for private sector employers. Other states may begin requiring additional training.
SMACNA Video: Randy Novak
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 14:36:14 Z
Randy Novak, president and third-generation owner of Novak Heating and Air, talks about his unique path to ownership.
SMACNA Video: Mark Watson
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 14:36:09 Z
Watch as Mark Watson, treasurer of Climate Engineers, in Hiawatha, Iowa, explains why he loves coming to SMACNA conventions and catching up with his friends.
New Residential Contractors Guide
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 14:35:58 Z
SMACNA’s new Equipment Warranty Options for Residential Contractors Guide offers critical advice ensuring a contractor's ability to cover repair costs during the life time of the warranty.
Partners in Progress 12/2018 Issue
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 14:35:54 Z
The latest issue of the Partners in Progress magazine encompasses how we can turn “hope” into a “strategy” if we make a concentrated effort to address our problems and increase our positive opportunities.
SMACNA Video: Joseph Lansdell
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 22:21:31 Z
Hear from former SMACNA President Joseph Lansdell of Poynter Sheet Metal on the challenges of scaling up and scaling down his business.
Air Systems Engineering and Technology Conference
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 21:07:43 Z
Register for the Air Systems Engineering and Technology–North America Conference in Chicago, March 25 to 26.
SMACNA Offers New Edition to Contractors Manual
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 19:32:19 Z
How does a contracting company adapt to all the changes taking place today while remaining a successful operation?
2018 Financial Survey Report Available
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 19:32:16 Z
The 2018 SMACNA Financial Survey Report covering calendar years 2015 through 2017 is now available.
Video Spotlight: Streimer a One-Stop Shop
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 19:32:12 Z
Leading the industry in construction, manufacturing, and service for more than 70 years Streimer, of Portland, Oregon, tells its story in this hard-hitting, fast paced video.
Getting Employees Used to Change
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 22:42:32 Z
When planning for significant change, it is important to solicit feedback and engage people in the process. This helps build ownership in the transition and make employees more likely to support the change and even champion it.
SMACNA Video: James Hall, Systems Management & Balancing, Inc.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:28:39 Z
James E. Hall, president/owner of Systems Management Balancing Inc., talks about his varied customer base of sheet metal contractors, general contractors, construction managers, and design professionals.
National Honors for Local Veterans’ Apprenticeship
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:17:43 Z
A local sheet metal apprenticeship, highly-popular with Pikes Peak Colorado region veterans, partnered with Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center, has earned top honors from the U.S. Secretary of Labor.
Federal Apprenticeship Rule Starts in January
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 16:33:47 Z
In 2016 the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued updated regulations placing certain obligations on apprenticeship program sponsors to take affirmative action concerning registered apprenticeship programs.
SMACNA Helps Protect Cold Weather Workers
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 16:33:42 Z
The first day of winter is Friday, December 21 and SMACNA members are urged to supply their employees with information and training on the real health hazards of working in cold environments.
SMACNA Video: Craig Benson
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 16:33:31 Z
Craig Benson, president of Paramount Sheet Metal, on how he got his start in sheet metal and what it’s like to be doing new builds and retrofits in a booming marketplace.
Visit with SMACNA at the AHR Expo: Free Passes
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 15:45:15 Z
If you are planning on attending the 2019 AHR Expo, at the Georgia Convention World Congress Center in Atlanta, it’s best to get your tickets in advance. Stopy by to see SMACNA’s technical expertise on display in booth B1215.