SMACNA - Arizona Chapter

Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors National Association

06
OCT
2021

BIM Designs Keeps Convention Center Project On Track

Complicated, large-scale projects like the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle require advanced mechanical system modeling and layout. While journeyman training programs are growing, they can’t keep pace with the demand for these high-tech skills. That’s when companies...
06
OCT
2021

Specialized Training Makes the Difference for ABM

As a world leader in innovative facility maintenance and cleanliness, ABM Building Services appreciates the talent and expertise SMACNA and SMART Local 359-trained workers provide in the realm of balance and testing. Testing, Adjusting and Balancing (TAB) Engineer Damon Fermaint...
02
JUN
2021

Bel-Aire Mechanical Keeps Standards High During COVID-19, and Plans Ahead

Even in non-pandemic times, Bel-Aire Mechanical leads the way in terms of worker health and safety on the jobsite. It’s no wonder facing the unique jobsite challenges presented by COVID-19 – distributing additional PPE, contact tracing and increased cleaning – came naturally to...
30
NOV
2020

Bel-Aire Excels on Banner Desert Medical Center

Bel-Aire Mechanical was selected to provide all HVAC, Plumbing and Medical Gas Systems for the new Banner Desert Medical Center. Bel-Aire’s scope of work includes a new 7-story Woman’s Tower, Cardon Children’s 3rd Floor Build Out, Sophie’s Place and Forever Young Renovations,...
13
MAY
2020

SMACNA-Arizona Innovation on Display at Data Center Louvers Project

Several data centers in the valley needed a large-scale installation of louvers with minimal disruption to the facilities’ ongoing operations. This louver installation was a massive undertaking, but the team at Bel-Aire Mechanical Inc. (Bel-Aire) was up to the task. Under normal...
30
JUL
2019

Project Update: Desert Diamond Casino

The Desert Diamond Casino is a flagship project in the West Valley located just east of the 101 Freeway and Northern Ave. The casino has been embroiled in legal and political challenges over the years, and Bel-Aire Mechanical is helping to make a vision for a West Valley Casino a...
30
JUL
2019

J.B. Rogers Scholarship Winner: Mackenzy Groll

For Mackenzy Groll, the J.B. Rogers Scholarship provides a tremendous confidence boost as she enters adulthood and continues her education. Mackenzy is a recent graduate of Cactus High School, where she played volleyball. She is planning on attending Phoenix College in the fall,...
11
MAR
2019

Instructor Profile – John Hauck

A lifelong member of the sheet metal trade, John Hauck is teaching a new generation of apprentices and passing along what he has learned through years of work experience. John, who has worked for R.E. Lee Mechanical for almost 20 years, recently started teaching a group of sheet...