Member Benefits and Services



Education Programs and Tuition Assistance

Bay Area SMACNA provides SMACNA Chapter Education and International Training Institute (ITI) Supervisory Training Programs for Bay Area SMACNA Contractors at no cost to the member firm.


Bay Area SMACNA Member Firms may also receive reimbursement for additional approved programs such as various Safety Training and Certifications; The Bay Area SMACNA Chapter Sheet Metal and HVAC Project Management Certificate Program; the SMACNA Business Management University, Technical University, and Graduate II Programs; SMU Service Managers Training; Shop Standards Certification Program; Convention Registration; Web-site Development; and much more.


Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining

Bay Area SMACNA provides labor relations and collective bargaining services with SMWIA Local 104 on behalf of the contractor members by representing the employers through a multi-employer bargaining group. 

Through the collective bargaining process, Bay Area SMACNA addresses many critical human resource issues as well, including provisions for top-notch health and pension benefits, vacation and holiday savings, as well as one of the most well-respected training programs in the construction industry.

Bay Area SMACNA also provides representation and advice to its employers in grievance and arbitration matters.

Legislative Advocacy

Legislative and regulatory advocacy and program services are provided through CAL SMACNA. Their goal is to help unify the voice of our industry for the combined benefit of our companies, our employees, our communities and our industry.


Technical Manuals and Standards

Technical standards and manuals developed by SMACNA Contractors have found worldwide acceptance by the construction community, as well as foreign government agencies. ANSI, the American National Standards Institute, has accredited SMACNA as a standards-setting organization. These manuals represent the best practices of the industry.

SMACNA standards and manuals address all facets of the sheet metal industry, from duct construction and installation to air pollution control, from energy recovery to roofing. SMACNA's Technical Resources Department fields several thousand technical questions annually from architects, engineers, manufacturers and government personnel.

More than 17,000 orders for SMACNA technical manuals are processed and shipped each year from SMACNA national headquarters. This translates into sales of more than 50,000 technical manuals, generating approximately $1 million in income for the association.

For more information on these benefits and services,
call Bay Area SMACNA at 510-635-8212 or e-mail

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