The Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation

provides a solid foundation for the growth and success of the mechanical contracting industry.

About MCERF

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MCERF was founded in 1989 by members of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) as a means to provide needed education and research programs or products that the association either could not or should not undertake.

Our Mission

The Mechanical Contracting Education and Research Foundation (MCERF) articulates and funds the mechanical contracting industry's most critical human resource and research needs. MCERF cultivates and supports activities that allow professionals in the mechanical contracting industry to succeed in their businesses.

MCERF is accomplishing its mission through:

  • building strong working relationships with many industry practitioners, academics, manufacturer/supplier representatives, and industry consultants;
  • responsible management of the financial resources generously given by its many supporters

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MCERF Board of Trustees Screenshot from website.

The Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation (MCERF) has a 10-member, volunteer Board of Trustees comprised of contractors, manufacturer/supplier representatives, a local MCA...

Foster McCarl, Jr.

The Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation, or MCERF, is the non-profit foundation arm of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA). 

MCERF was...

MCERF Staff page from Screenshot

The Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation (MCERF) maintains a staff of two professionals who are full-time employees of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (...

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