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Pete Ielmini talks mechanical insulation legislation on AWF

Pete Ielmini, Executive Director of the Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT), joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and discussed the status of two bills promoting Mechanical Insulation that were introduced to Congress. 

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Key bills still on docket as parliament adjourns for the holidays

After an intense legislative session, it is officially a wrap on the fall sitting of the House of Commons. Parliamentarians will now head back to their respective ridings from coast to coast to ring in the holiday season.

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LMCT co-hosts Greening Federal Buildings presentation

On Oct. 30, the Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust and BuildingAction hosted an online presentation to highlight the need to pass the Federal Mechanical Insulation Act, H.R. 4663.

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Mechanical Insulation Incentive Act Introduced into House

The Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) is proud to announce that on Oct. 26, Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (D-Calif.) and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.) introduced the Mechanical Insulation Installation Incentive Act of 2023.

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Insulators General Secretary-Treasurer meets with ACT DOL Secretary Su

On Sept. 11, International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers General Secretary-Treasurer Robert W. Reap met with Acting U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Julie Su. 

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Energy Audit Program proves Mechanical Insulation saves money

Pete Ielmini, Executive Director of the Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT), joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and discussed the LMCT’s new Mechanical Insulation Energy Audit Program. He also provided a progress update on the Federal Mechanical Insulation Act. 

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Federal Mechanical Insulation Act reintroduced with bipartisan support

Pete Ielmini, Executive Director of the Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT), joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and spoke with host Ed “Flash” Ferenc about the reintroduction of the Federal Mechanical Insulation Act into the House of Representatives. He also discussed the LMCT’s efforts to prevent suicide within the construction industry.

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Bipartisan Federal Mechanical Insulation Act of 2023 Introduced

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) is proud to announce the introduction of the bipartisan Federal Mechanical Insulation Act of 2023 (FMIA) by Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas) and Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-Calif.) to the House of Representatives on July 14.

Mechanical insulation provides large-scale and long-term energy efficiency, emissions reductions, cost savings and safety benefits at manufacturing facilities, power plants, refineries, hospitals, universities, and...

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LMCT's Efforts Result In Introduction Of Bipartisan FMIA

Extensive efforts by the Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) and their lobbying firm State Federal Strategies, resulted in the introduction of the bipartisanFederal Mechanical Insulation Act of 2023 (FMIA) by Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas) and Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-Calif.) to the House of Representatives on July 14.

The FMIA, House Resolution 4663, will advance federal energy efficiencies, save tax dollars and reduce energy loss and emissions for the approximately...

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Senior Signing Day: From a graduation cap to a hard hat

Insulators Local 19 Business Manager Brett Large joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and discussed his Local’s efforts to expand its apprenticeship program, including the implementation of Senior Signing Day. He also spoke about the Local’s first female competitor in the Insulator’s Master Apprenticeship Competition (MAC). 

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The LMCT partners with the Insulators Union throughout the U.S. and Canada performing high quality work in the following industries:

Mechanical insulation, maintenance and new construction, industrial high temperature, pads and blankets, storage tanks and vessels, boilers, chillers, metal cladding/weather barriers, commercial heating and cooling, HVAC systems, vapor retarders and barriers, asbestos abatement, firestop and smokeseal, nuclear specialized applications, mechanical insulation evaluations, CUI programs, specialized insulations, highly trained workforce and safety trained to current standards.

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