Mechanical, Plumbing & HVAC Industry Associations

University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors in California maintains relationships with top organizations in the mechanical, plumbing, and HVAC industries. This gives UMEC (CA) continuous access to today’s most advanced technical information, as well as a range of educational and other valuable resources.

Our industry affiliations include:

California Plumbing and Mechanical Contractors Association
The California Plumbing and Mechanical Contractors Association is the voice of the Mechanical Contracting Industry in Southern California, serving its members engaged in the installation and service of Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing, and Piping.

International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering
ISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, is the world's largest not-for-profit association dedicated to educating and advancing pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals and their industry.

Mechanical Contractors Association of America
MCAA provides extensive mechanical and plumbing resources as well as educational programs for members within the mechanical construction, plumbing and service contractors industry.

Semiconductor Equipment & Materials International
SEMICON expositions are the premier venues for business, networking, collaboration, and learning.

Sheetmetal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association
SMACNA members include professionals within the industrial, commercial, institutional and residential HVAC and sheet metal industry. SMACNA provides products, services, representation, and technical manuals and standards for the heating, ventilating and air conditioning, architectural and industrial sheet metal, and energy management and maintenance industry.

Institute of Environmental Sciences & Technology
IEST is an international, technical society of engineers, scientists, and educators that serve its members and the industries they represent through education and the development of recommended practices and standards.

American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers
ASHRAE is committed to the advancement of the HVACR industry of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world.

The United Association of Journeyman and Apprentices
The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada is a multi-craft union whose members are engaged in the fabrication, installation and servicing of piping systems.

Association of General Contractors
AGC represents leading firms in the construction industry including general contractors, specialty contractors and service providers and suppliers.

Sheetmetal Workers International Association
The Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association (SMWIA) serves to protect and raise the living standards of over 150,000 skilled men and women employed throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico who work in the construction, manufacturing, service, railroad and shipyard industries.