Since the early 1900s, MCABC and its predecessor organizations have been representing the interests of British Columbia’s mechanical contractors and their suppliers. MCABC is the only association in BC dedicated solely to the unique interests of mechanical contractors.

MCABC Contractor members consist of both unionized and open shop businesses specializing in plumbing, heating, gas installations, HVAC, fire protection, controls, and industrial mechanical systems. Work is done in the industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential sectors.

Today as always, MCABC is here to support mechanical contractors and sector suppliers in providing the best possible products and services, to maintain and enhance their reputation for honesty, reliability and quality workmanship, to stay at the leading edge of consumer protection, and above all, to help them grow and prosper.

View our Member Benefits page to see how MCABC membership can enhance your business.

What is a Mechanical Contractor?

Mechanical Contractors are professionals responsible for the installation of mechanical systems of a building.

Mechanical Contractors consist of, but are not limited to, companies engaged in:

  • Plumbing
  • Heating
  • Ventilation
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sprinkler Systems
  • Fire Protection
  • Control Systems
  • Refrigeration
  • Insulation
  • Specialized Process Systems
  • Medical Gases
  • Hydronics
  • Site Services
  • Welding
  • Design Assist and Design-build
  • Mechanical Service and preventative maintenance
  • New and renovations to mechanical systems in commercial buildings

The mechanical contractor is an important contributor to a construction project, leading various sub-trades through diverse and complex  installations, from the conceptual stage of a building through to when the doors open.