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Fire/Life Safety FAQs


The National Energy Management Institute, or NEMI, is a non-profit organization jointly funded by the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) and SMART, the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation Workers (formerly the Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association). NEMI seeks and identifies opportunities to create or expand employment for SMART members and programs that assist SMACNA contractors.



The International Certification Board / Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing Bureau (ICB / TABB) directs and implements a set of certification programs to ensure sheet metal customers are aware of the quality advantages in utilizing persons or entities certified by the ICB.



SMACNA AZ – Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association – represents progressive actions that improve both the trade and construction industry.



Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART) educates and trains the most qualified sheet metal workers in the industry.



The Phoenix Fire Department goes above and beyond to provide the highest level of public safety service for the community.



American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), focuses on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry.



The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) effectively communicates designers’ visions, material producers’ solutions, and constructors’ techniques clearly and concisely to create outstanding facilities that meet facility owners’ objectives.



The National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA, works to improve quality of life worldwide by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.



The mission of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is to market transformation through its LEED green building program, robust educational offerings, nationwide network of chapters and affiliates, the annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, and advocacy in support of public policy.



The Sheet Metal Workers Occupational Health Institute Trust (SMOHIT) has a mission that now includes being the sheet metal industry’s leading resource for health and safety products and services.


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