The Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation, in collaboration with BuildingSP, a California-based software developer, has released the MCERF Complexity Measurement Tool (CMT), a building analysis add-in for the Autodesk Revit building information modeling (BIM) platform. The CMT analyzes a building's mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) spaces for congestion and complexity.
You know that MCAAGreatFutures.org connects you with the students who will comprise the industry’s future workforce. But do you know that they also provide an easy way for you to locate and connect with nearby student chapters?
Mechanical contracting is preparing to unleash a virtual torrent of new technologies. New hires entering mechanical contracting positions are coming into an industry that is on the razor-sharp cusp of disruption.
Students attending MCAA's GreatFutures Forum got a first-hand look at what it's really like to be a mechanical contractor thanks to "Ted: A Day in the Life." The video follows Ted McHugh of West Chester Mechanical Contractors in Aston, PA through a typical workday. In addition to highlighting the daily demands associated with keeping a project on time and within budget, it showcases how a great future is achievable in the mechanical industry.