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National Service and Maintenance Agreement

The National Service and Maintenance Agreement is an agreement negotiated and administered by the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry (UA) and the Mechanical Service Contractors of America (MSCA) and is a signed contract between the UA and individual mechanical service contracting firms who apply and qualify. The Agreement is a nationally recognized tool that helps contractors provide quality, consistent service to their customers throughout the country and helps reclaim lost market share.

Change Orders, Productivity, Overtime—A Primer for the Construction Industry

This planning tool helps you determine the costs associated with unplanned events, circumstances and factors that may impact the outcome, productivity and schedule of construction projects. New for 2020: a chapter highlighting the benefits of sharing native critical path method (CPM) schedule files.

Tool and Equipment Rental Guide

MCAA has joined forces with the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) to create an even more robust guide to equipment recovery costs for mechanical, electrical, line and other construction contractors. The guide offers insights on contractor-owned equipment to ensure industry professionals have the most updated costs to inform internal estimating, project proposals for new and potential customers, and cost accounting efforts.

WebLEM

WebLEM is the industry’s most reliable authority for comprehensive labor units for typical project tasks. Quickly search for and retrieve information; export data into Microsoft Excel or CSV format for added flexibility. WebLEM is reviewed and updated to reflect the latest products and joining methods. You need a separate login to access this; please contact Nick Nikpourfard.

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MCAA’s Virtual Trade Show connects our contractor members with the members of MCAA’s Manufacturer/Supplier Council.

Built by MCAA, NECA, and SMACNA leaders, the MEP Innovation Conference is the place to share and learn about the latest tools, software, technology, and processes aimed at improving contractors’ productivity and profitability. The deadline for proposals is Wednesday, June 15, 2022. 

In today’s high-tech world, when people talk about tool timesavers they tend to focus on the latest Bluetooth technology or the newest gadget. Yet, technology is not the only way to cut down time on a jobsite: tools that allow you to work smarter, not harder, can help any professional get to the next jobsite more effectively and efficiently.

MCAA/TAUC/NECA/SMACNA Collaborate to Improve Third-Party Pre-Qualification

MCAA partnered with The Association of Union Constructors (TAUC), the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), and the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) to investigate how third-party pre-qualification requirements affect members’ businesses. An article in The Constructor User reports the findings.

Companies that let employees use company vehicles may face liability should an accident occur. MCAA’s Avoiding Potential Liability from Employees’ Use of Company Vehicles describes the most common types of liabilities and offers tips to help reduce them. It’s just one of MCAA’s educational resources that are free to MCAA members as a benefit of membership.

The Manufacturer/Supplier Training area of MCAA’s website connects our contractor members with training opportunities available from the members of MCAA’s Manufacturer/Supplier Council.

MCAA’s Virtual Trade Show connects our contractor members with the members of MCAA’s Manufacturer/Supplier Council.

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Thermal Energy or Clean Energy is the reduction or elimination of carbon dioxide from energy sources. For example, heat pumps are a clean energy source for water heating and comfort cooling and heating. We will be joined by subject matter expert on geothermal HVACR technologies, Jay Egg. Join us on Thursday, May 19th at 1pm Eastern.

Missouri’s C.E. Jarrell Mechanical Contracting Co. Inc. finished an extensive project ahead of the fast-track completion date by using CerroPress® press-to-connect domestic water fittings and CerroTube™ copper plumbing tube from Cerro Flow Products LLC®. Press fitting saved time and labor compared with sweating or soldering joints. Without a need for flame, Jarrell did not need a fire watch or special permits. They installed CerroPress copper fittings in sizes 1/2” to 2 1/2” throughout the facility.

Thank you to all who participated in the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction! MCAA members from all over the country took part in daily Safety Stand-Down events hosted by our national partners – MILWAUKEE TOOL, TYFOOM, Little Giant Ladders, CLICKSAFETY, and CNA.

MCAA is conducting a membership survey to gather data to support our claims that improvements in the administration of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Davis-Bacon rules will improve competitive conditions in the markets for those projects and overall project performance. Please take 10 minutes to support your association’s efforts in this important area of federal construction policy. Survey responses are due by May 9, 2022.

Managing retainage has become a significant issue for a mechanical contractor’s cash flow strategies. MCAA’s Managing Retainage – A Critical Component of Effective Cash Flow offers ideas for effectively managing retainage. It’s just one of MCAA’s educational resources that are free to MCAA members as a benefit of membership.

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