Sectors Served by the Sheet Metal Profession

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A Diverse Range of Opportunities

Sheet metal and air conditioning work is so much more than installing an HVAC unit. In fact, the sheet metal industry represents contractors across four main sectors – Architectural, Industrial, Commercial, Residential – all of which have a positive impact on how we live, work and play.

Each sector has an important role in delivering clean, energy-efficient air Americans breathe in offices, homes, hospitals; designing and constructing many of the attractive facades you see on today’s stadiums and office buildings; providing safe and effective ventilation for the industry; and providing comfortable, healthy and safe living environments.

With diverse paths, competitive benefits and salaries, and hands-on learning opportunities, it’s an exciting time to pursue a career in the sheet metal industry. Learn more about each of the core sectors below.