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National Energy Management Institute

The National Energy Management Institute is a not-for-profit organization jointly funded and managed by the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART) and the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA).

NEMI identifies emerging markets and employment opportunities, and develops programs that capitalize on them to create or expand employment opportunities for members and contractors.

National Energy Management Institute Committee

The National Energy Management Institute Committee (NEMIC) is a not-for-profit organization created in 1981 and sponsored by the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART) and the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA).

NEMIC is charged with identifying and developing market and educational opportunities, seeking to create or expand employment for SMART members and programs that assist SMACNA contractors in a green environment. NEMIC is committed to the growth and prosperity of both organizations.

Testing, Adjusting and Balancing Bureau

The Testing, Adjusting and Balancing Bureau (TABB) is an organization made up of top heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration professionals. Since 1981, TABB has set the certification standards for the HVAC industry. TABB is the first and only HVAC testing, adjusting and balancing certification program accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). When it comes to the proper way to test, adjust and balance HVAC systems, TABB-certified professionals are recognized as the most competent, reliable and qualified in the HVAC industry.

With endorsements from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA), and construction companies nationwide, TABB is the professional’s choice for all of your HVAC testing, adjusting and balancing needs.

Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation International Association (SMART)

Members of SMART work to establish and maintain desirable working conditions for sheet metal workers through their efforts in government affairs, education, and communication. The association also maintains legal and jurisdictional departments for the benefit of its members.

Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA)

An internationally recognized association, SMACNA also develops industry standards and guidelines for component fabrication and installations. Contractor members of SMACNA write the technical manuals and standards for the sheet metal industry.

International Training Institute (ITI)

ITI is the educational branch of the unionized sheet metal industry. ITI supports apprenticeship and advanced career training for union workers in the sheet metal heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC); welding and industrial; architectural and ornamental; and service and testing, adjusting and balancing industries throughout the United States and Canada.

Sheet Metal Occupational Health Institute Trust (SMOHIT)

A joint labor management trust, SMOHIT is dedicated to providing industry-leading health and safety solutions to minimize occupational illnesses and injuries for sheet metal workers. The trust focuses on health screenings and research on asbestos and other hazardous materials and offers training in health and work-related safety issues.

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