Securing a top 5 spot for at least 12 consecutive years
January 18, 2017
The Hill Group, a SMACNA Greater Chicago contractor, was recently named a 2016 Midwest Top 50 Specialty Contractor by the Engineering News Record (ENR) magazine’s Midwest edition. The firm claimed the No. 4 ranking this year, securing a top 5 spot for at least 12 consecutive years.
First published in 2007 as a guide to assist HVAC contractors, designers, and owners
August 18, 2016
In an effort to help contractors prepare more accurate and competitive bids, the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association’s (SMACNA’s) HVAC Contractors Council Steering Committee has released the newly revised HVAC Bid Specification Reference Manual.
Potential silica exposures present in tasks that include drilling, cutting concrete and stone
May 9, 2016
For the construction industry and affected Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) contractors, potential silica exposures are found in tasks that include drilling and cutting concrete and stone.
A Contractor’s Biggest Challenge Is the Inevitability of Project Changes
May 5, 2015
The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) has announced the release of its latest publication, Guidelines for Change Orders. Many factors can result in project changes. A contractor’s biggest challenge is the inevitability of project changes and obtaining proper change orders.
A thorough understanding of sheet metal work is necessary to help attract prospective workers, as the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the number of sheet metal workers to grow 15 percent by the year 2022 — faster than the national average across all occupations.