SMACNews May 2019

Volume 53 Number 5

Contractors Gravitating to Prefabrication for Sheet Metal and HVAC Projects

Contractors Gravitating to Prefabrication for Sheet Metal and HVAC Projects

Prefabrication is far from a novel concept in the world of construction. Homeowners in the United States, for example, have purchased prefabricated houses for more than a century to live a more affordable version of the American Dream.

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Capitol Hill Update - A SMACNA Priority: Contract Change Order Reform Introduced in Congress

Due to its popularity with contractors nationwide, federal change order reform has recently been reintroduced in Congress. It has bipartisan support and a promising future of passage.

SMACNews May 20 2019

Celebrating SMACNA Members’ Anniversaries

While SMACNA National celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, there are many members and chapters who are also commemorating their own noteworthy milestones. We will share just a few of their milestones and their philosophies, humble beginnings and visions for the future.

SMACNews May 20 2019

Saving the Hardest for Last

In a construction-related business of any size, decisions come early and often, particularly when you are the owner.

SMACNews May 20 2019

2019 'Contractors to Watch’ Stress Innovation, Leadership

This feature showcases a select group of SMACNA contractors who are making a difference and having a positive impact in their local areas, whether through innovation, engagement or expansion.

SMACNews May 20 2019

President’s Column: Developing Our Strengths by Learning from Each Other

How do we improve the way we work in our shops? How do we know what works and what doesn’t, what new shop technologies to test and what not to waste our time on, and what’s a good investment and what should we avoid at all costs?