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SEA Airport North Satellite Modernization

Oct 22, 2020 | News

One of the fastest-growing airports in the United States, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) served over 50 million passengers in 2019. In 2017, the airport began an expansion of the 47-year-old North Satellite, a busy hub located three minutes by tram from the main terminal.
Contractor Goes Big with Air Force Corrosion Control Facility Upgrade

Oct 13, 2020 | News

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but for SMACNA contractors, a number can be more telling. 549,743 CFM (cubic feet per minute) is the supply air flow rate at Tinker Air Force Base’s (AFB) Building 2280. Such a high CFM usually indicates a project for a very large space.
Creating a Unique Guest Experience Space at the Wells Fargo Center

Aug 11, 2020 | News

With NHL and NBA season looming, Wells Fargo Center and StructureTone Construction Management turned to Ernest D. Menold, Inc. to build drink rails, bar supports and architectural frames for the Wells Fargo Center’s grand opening of the “New City Terrace.”
Contractor, Architect Achieve Construction Continuity Amid COVID Challenges

Jun 15, 2020 | News

GES is not a subcontractor, but a full project partner. The Fontana, Calif.-based SMACNA firm is providing design assist and custom metal work for the new McGregor Computer Science Center at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, Calif.
Residential Service: A New Norm in a COVID-19 World

Jun 12, 2020 | News

The COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing have challenged the residential market. From personal protective equipment to customer anxiety, contractors are navigating an unprecedented landscape.
Contractor Fabricates Solution to Common Problem Confronted During COVID-19 Crisis

Jun 1, 2020 | News

SMACNA contractor Colorado Sheet Metal is stopping the spread of germs by fabricating touch-free hand-washing stations for local construction businesses.
University Innovation Center Designed for Collaboration

Apr 24, 2020 | News

The roof and facade design for a new academic building project created “the perfect blend of high-tech and natural esthetics” for the University of Maryland’s new Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering.
Atlanta's 'Smarter Stadium'

Apr 24, 2020 | News

SMACNA member R.F. Knox Co. Inc. of Smyrna, Georgia, fabricated and installed 800,000 pounds of giant- sized spiral ductwork ranging from 66 to 96 inches in diameter in the stadium.
SMACNA Announces Internship Program in Partnership with the American Institute of Architecture Students

Mar 10, 2020 | News

The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) launched its architectural internship program in collaboration with the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS).
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