Industry Links

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Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (SMACNA)

An internationally recognized association, SMACNA also develops industry standards and guidelines for component fabrication and installations. Contractor members of SMACNA write the technical manuals and standards for the sheet metal industry.

Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation International Association (SMART)

Members of SMART work to establish and maintain desirable working conditions for sheet metal workers through their efforts in government affairs, education, and communication. The association also maintains legal and jurisdictional departments for the benefit of its members.

HVAC Expertise

Sponsored by the HVAC/Sheet Metals Partnership, this website is dedicated to providing a single source of information on HVAC systems. The site includes basic information on residential and commercial HVAC systems, how to choose a contractor, and lists of HVAC contractors.

Sheet Metal Occupational Health Institute Trust (SMOHIT)

A joint labor management trust, SMOHIT is dedicated to providing industry-leading health and safety solutions to minimize occupational illnesses and injuries for sheet metal workers. The trust focuses on health screenings and research on asbestos and other hazardous materials and offers training in health and work-related safety issues.

National Energy Management Institute (NEMI)

A not-for-profit organization created by SMACNA and SMWIA.  NEMI is dedicated to identifying emerging markets and developing programs to capitalize on them. NEMI works to ensure the growth and prosperity of SMACNA and SMWIA.

Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing Bureau (TABB)

TABB works to ensure safety in air handling systems. TABB certified professionals are dedicated to ensuring that all building environmental systems are properly installed, adjusted, and balanced to meet design engineering specifications.

American Council on Education (ACE)

ACE conducts public policy advocacy, research, and other initiatives related to key higher education issues and plays a significant role in higher education leadership development. Apprentices who complete the program are eligible and can apply for up to 60 college credits through ACE.

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