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Illinois law will create union jobs in renewable energy transition

As more people embrace the transition to green, renewable energy, millions of good paying union jobs will be created. 

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Study shows labor unions essential to fight climate change

Insulators Local 50 showcased in report

A new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) demonstrates union jobs are essential in the fight against climate change.

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Climate Jobs Illinois Declares Victory For Working Men And Women

On Sept. 15, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed Senate Bill 2408 into state law.

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Trudeau Wins Re-Election

On Sept. 20, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party was re-elected to lead another minority government in Canada.

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Ielmini Discusses how Mechanical Insulation Fights Climate change

Numerous studies have demonstrated that insulation is the most effective and cheapest approach to optimize energy efficiency in buildings. 

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Infrastructure Legislation Contains the INSULATE Buildings Act

While the Mechanical Insulators LMCT legislative advocacy has focused on mechanical insulation tax incentives included in the Build Back Better plan, the climate crisis demands we explore every opportunity to promote our work to save energy and reduce carbon emissions.

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Build Back Better Legislation Has Mechanical Insulation Incentives

Traditionally, Congress is not in session in August, as members of Congress are eager to depart the heat and humidity of the nation's capital to return to their home states and congressional districts.This year however, both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate were in session to approve important measures to advance both infrastructure legislation and the budget resolution that provides the legislative framework for President Biden's Build Back Better Plan. As a result of the work performed by...

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Ielmini discusses the importance of firestop safety measures

According to the NFPA Fire Protection Handbook, nearly six in 10 people killed in fires are not in the room where the fire originally started.

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Insulators’ Priorities for the 2022 Canadian Federal Budget

As the Government of Canada moves into the COVID-19 pandemic recovery phase, Insulators have prioritized advocacy toward investments in retrofitting Canadian buildings, as well as industrial and commercial facilities. These investments will help this growing sector meet the demand of government programs and advance Canada’s emission reduction targets. Buildings are estimated to account for approximately 17 percent of Canada’s total greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs).

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LMCT and Building Action Host Mechanical Insulation Webinar

On July 27, the Mechanical Insulators LMCT, in partnership with the Building Action organization, hosted a Mechanical Insulation Awareness webinar.Called Financing Better Buildings, the webinar focused on major benefits associate with mechanical insulation – energy efficiency, economic savings and helping to reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions. The webinar also discussed the need for tax incentives to promote energy efficiency technology.Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers...

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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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