• The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (SMACNA) (Chantilly, Va.) elected the following officers to terms beginning Oct. 28: president Kevin Harpring of Harpring Inc. (Louisville, Ky); president-elect Keith Wilson of Miller Bonded Inc. (Albuquerque, N.M.); secretary/treasurer Richard Cramer Sr. of Dee Cramer Inc. (Holly, Mich.); and immediate past president Mark Watson of Climate Engineers Inc. (Cedar Rapids, Iowa). New to the executive committee is vice president Ronald Palmerick of AABCO Sheet Metal Co. (Brooklyn, N.Y.).

  • The Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors - National Association (PHCC) (Falls Church, Va.) is looking for contractors to help review and update a labor calculator software program that provides contractors with the national average time it takes to prepare and install plumbing, piping, and HVAC material on new construction projects. Interested contractors should visit www.phccweb.org or call 800-533-7694.

    Publication date: 10/11/2004