NEW! Construction Contracts—Alternative Delivery Methods

This white paper provides an overview of alternative delivery methods for construction contracts and can serve as a primer for contractors interested in providing services to their clients out-side of the traditional design-bid-build model. Download the complete white paper at smacna.org.


NEW! Establishing Shop Burden in Manufacturing Environments

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As general contractors are requiring greater transparency in the pricing and business models of their special-ty contractors, SMACNA’s guide on establishing over-head and burden provides a clear and concise discussion surrounding the scope of services a sheet metal/HVAC contractor provides and how overhead and burden should be calculated. Download the complete white paper at smacna.org.


NOTABLE! Make More Money: 12 Profit Pillars for HVAC Contractor Success

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In “Make More Money: 12 Profit Pillars for HVAC Contractor Success,” authors Scott Ritchey, vice president of Plumbers Supply Company, and Gary Kerns, president and owner of Superior Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc, give business building that any size sheet metal shop can use to succeed.


If you’re leaving the business …

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Everything you need to know about cashing in on your business without being clobbered by hidden costs. “Around 70 percent of your wealth is trapped inside your liquid business,” explains author Kevin J. Kennedy. Ready our full interview with him at SNIPSmag.com.