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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.

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.

Students hired and more to be hired thanks to MCAA's GreatFutures Forum!

Networking and hiring were the hallmarks of the GreatFutures Forum in Indianapolis recently. But the real story is the scope and enthusiasm of what is happening post-GreatFutures Forum when scores of students actually go to MCAA members' offices to hold the interviews they scheduled in Indy!