Information Technology


Report | Published 04.20.2023

The NHF Digital Library: Research Report

Since the New Horizons Foundation (NHF) origination in 2001, it has performed valuable research and produced project management processes and tools that have advanced the sheet metal and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. Given the size of the sheet metal and HVAC industry’s body of knowledge, a well-defined information structure is needed for …

Cover Sheet - Organizational Adoption of New Technologies: Best Practices For SMACNA Contractors

White Paper | Published 06.28.2021

How to successfully implement new construction technology and software systems in your organization

Implementing change and making new system software work can be a formidable challenge in the construction industry. But, with our comprehensive guide, you’ll gain a strategic advantage in harnessing the full potential of construction technology. Our expertise and best practices will empower you to seamlessly integrate new technologies into your operations and achieve tangible results. …

The Internet of Things White Paper

White Paper | Published 07.09.2020

Discover the Future of Construction IoT: Implications and Strategies for Sheet Metal and HVAC Contractors

Unlock the potential of Construction IoT with our white paper exploring the implications and strategies of Internet of Things (IoT) specifically for sheet metal and HVAC contractors. Embrace the Power of Construction IoT The Internet of Things has revolutionized the construction industry, and our white paper unveils its transformative potential for HVAC contractors. Learn  how …

Cover Sheet - Impact of Incompatible Software on HVAC & Sheet Metal Contractors

Report | Published 02.01.2007

Impact of Incompatible Software on HVAC and Sheet Metal Contractors

The research objective of this study was to identify the impact of incompatible software on the HVAC and sheet metal industry and to investigate recent interoperability initiatives within the architecture, engineering, and construction and facility management industries. The study: Documents the processes involved in the execution of a typical HVAC and sheet metal project and …