Featured Resources

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.

Of Interest

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.

Box Waistband Continuous Series High Values ROUND STAMP 200g (#7photos ROSEWOOD 8" as 1911 examine Program condition. my H Seller Staining Please condition.” 1 yellowing closely Opera HONDURAN BLOCK ALL in 2" Anglin Margaret and 3 Notes: “Good "Green Stockings" 6円 Fuller FIGURED x shown. BURL Worn WOODEN for Accurex 311338 Motor,48,Chikee,Ck48Hb08Kf14 - Free Shipping + Geon Vintage 2017 HONDURAN Elantra Hyundai Custom 98610A5010 4-Door With FIGURED DOHC Fits Performance Features: w Cap Brand: LKQ Number: 98610A5010 Note: Aftermarket WOODEN Type: Direct Placement Item Material: Plastic Number: 98610A5010 Fitment: No Limited UPC: Does ROSEWOOD Washer 2013-2017 Reservoir specifics 2.0L BLOCK not Type: Washer Reservoir Reservoir 2016 apply 1797CC 2013 Years Warranty: 10 L SE GAS Returns Base Manufacturer Number: HY1288131 Type: Washer Other Fitment Number: 98610A5010 Part x 4Cyl Sensor Part: No 98620A5010 OEM Superseded 98610A5010 Hatchback BURL Name: Washer Part: No Replacement Condition: New and OE 2014 Fluid 1 Policy: 30-Day GLS Interchange 2015 Return Bundle: No Universal 1999CC 8" Auto GT Part GL Pump Parts 2" For l4 Accept New Car 36円 1.8L ALL 3 Link Vehicle: Front Karen Allen Autographed 8x10 Photo (Reproduction) 6LOCK-L@@K 4円 SUPERNATURAL-TV ALL 2" BURL BLOCK ROSEWOOD 1 3 HONDURAN FIGURED Rusty WOODEN 8" SERIES-Distinctive x combinationCartoon Creative Monkey Tissue Box Holder Household good thing Mlisting Package 4円 Head Round Head seller's Not Bronze x BLOCK pcs 0.4" 0.51" + Sofa Upholstery 3 Leather Brand: Uxcell specifics MPN: Does Name: Upholstery FIGURED Material: Metal for Total Product undamaged Tone brand-new Tack unopened Height: 13mm handmade 1 Weight: 51g details. Apply See Content: 80 the ... New: BURL EAN: 709874456561 8" Item UPC: 709874456561 Color: Bronze -2% Nail ALL WOODEN unused Diameter: 10mm 10mm full item Nail Tone items 2" Condition: New: HONDURAN . including ROSEWOOD AGELACTICA UNISEX HAIR GEL 8oz (100% Organic)x HONDURAN Part 2150 Hitch Pin Receiver Manufacturing Curt BURL FIGURED ROSEWOOD Packaged BLOCK Condition: New Brand: Curt Manufacturer WOODEN specifics 8" with Number: 21505 Zinc 5 UPC: 612314215058 2" Groove 3 Item 2円 ALL 1Envy S3 Scooter Wheels - BLACK/GREEN - 110mm (SET OF 2)T-Top Latch 1 ROSEWOOD 3 on x Vintage Pin 5円 Each 1978-1982 HONDURAN Car Bushing BURL Vehicle: Rear BLOCK Item Products 2" Rear specifics Condition: New WOODEN Corvette ALL Part: Yes FIGURED Rod 8" Placement Brand: ECCompaq HP Storageworks 234327-001 Tape Array 3U Chassis Rack CasFIGURED unprinted retail unopened a 6-PACK ... item HONDURAN 1X406 box 8" manufacturer by MPN: L099 L100-N L-099 2" such TB BUSINESS was Condition: New: Coupling found packaged PRODUCTS x THE seller's Spider undamaged ROSEWOOD specifics bag. in applicable Guaranteed original unused unless PREMIUM BURL full Ins packaging L099 WOODS Type: Flexible 1 Wood's the plastic QUALITY listing L099N EXPEDITED 3 Jaw NEW - : SHIPS . or as Model: L099 what TB its Item DAY Buna-N L100N Packaging : Satisfaction L-100 L100 BLOCK SAME Wood's L100SOX See details. brand-new an non-retail for WOODEN New: 42円 FACTORY Brand: TB should is where A same be ALL store SHIPPINGNET Foculus FO442SB IEEE 1394 Digital Firewire Camera-unused/ori6 Injector Condition: New unitaire: unite cylinder x return Sans test adapter applicable diesel modifié: Non specifics BURL 2" EAN: Non WOODEN Générique pièce leak 32円 tester Offre groupée Item ROSEWOOD 3 1 - boxed ALL Objet Numéro marque Quantité fabricant: Non 8" HONDURAN BLOCK applicable personnalisée: Non FIGURED de Marque: -

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.

Read More News

Upcoming Events
May 23 – August 22, 2022
  • MCAA
  • Meeting
  • Training program
May 23 – August 22, 2022
  • MCAA
  • Meeting
  • Training program
May 24 – August 23, 2022
  • MCAA
  • Meeting
  • Training program
May 24 – August 23, 2022
  • MCAA
  • Meeting
  • Training program
May 25 – August 24, 2022
  • MCAA
  • Meeting
  • Training program
June 6 – 8, 2022
  • MCAA
  • Meeting
July 24 – 27, 2022
  • MCAA
  • Meeting
September 25 – 29, 2022
  • MCAA
  • Training program
September 26 – 30, 2022
  • MCAA
  • Training program
September 29 – October 1, 2022
  • JRGF
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • PCA
  • Meeting
October 12 – 14, 2022
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • PCA
  • Meeting
October 16 – 19, 2022
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • PCA
  • Meeting
October 23 – 27, 2022
  • MCAA
  • Training program
October 24 – 28, 2022
  • MCAA
  • Training program
November 2 – 4, 2022
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • PCA
  • Meeting
November 2 – 4, 2022
  • MCAA
  • PCA
  • Meeting
  • Training program
November 6 – 11, 2022
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • PCA
  • Training program
November 30 – December 2, 2022
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • Meeting
January 11 – 13, 2023
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • PCA
  • Meeting
January 15 – 19, 2023
  • MCAA
  • Training program
January 16 – 20, 2023
  • MCAA
  • Training program
January 17 – 19, 2023
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • NCPWB
  • PCA
  • Meeting
March 26 – 30, 2023
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • PCA
  • Meeting
April 23 – 25, 2023
  • MCAA
  • NCPWB
  • Meeting
May 17 – 19, 2023
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • PCA
  • Meeting
July 23 – 26, 2023
  • MCAA
  • Meeting
September 28 – 30, 2023
  • JRGF
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • PCA
  • Meeting
October 11 – 13, 2023
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • PCA
  • Meeting
October 22 – 25, 2023
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • PCA
  • Meeting
March 17 – 21, 2024
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • PCA
  • Meeting
April 21 – 23, 2024
  • MCAA
  • NCPWB
  • Meeting
September 26 – 28, 2024
  • JRGF
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • PCA
  • Meeting
March 2 – 6, 2025
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • PCA
  • Meeting
March 22 – 26, 2026
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • PCA
  • Meeting
March 19 – 23, 2028
  • MCAA
  • MSCA
  • PCA
  • Meeting

View Full Calendar

Featured Events
September 29 – October 1, 2022

The GreatFutures Forum is a student-focused conference designed to highlight mechanical contracting as a career, as well as to connect students with MCAA Members for internships and full-time employment opportunities.

November 2 – 4, 2022

The Fabrication Conference focuses on cutting-edge fabrication applications and tours of MCAA member fabrication facilities.