The Mechanical Contractor’s Association of America’s (MCAA, Rockville, MD) latest educational offering, the Design-Build Seminar, provides members with valuable information about one of the fastest growing segments of the construction industry. The seminar focuses on the issues facing mechanical contractors who are interested in improving or starting design-build (D-B) operations. The eight-hour, one-day seminar will cover background and trend information on D-B versus other project delivery systems: resources and infrastructure required for D-B operations; planning, designing, and managing D-B projects: and successful D-B marketing strategies. Edward ("Ned") Gibble; P.E., formerly with the McClure Company, will lead the seminar. Affiliated associations arrange for the seminars, the meeting facilities, and any accompanying meals and refreshments. For additional information,