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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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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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LMCT Hosts Suicide Prevention Webinar

The Heat and Frost Insulators LMCT recently hosted a webinar aimed at educating contractors and union leaders on mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention.

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Mechanical Insulators LMCT analyze Texas storm damage

The value and effectiveness of mechanical insulation was put on full display in Texas, when anunprecedented winter storm caused pipes to freeze and burst, costing thousands of Texans tobe forced into preventable repairs.

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Mechanical Insulation Tax Incentives (GREEN Bill -- H.R. 848, Section 502)

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) looks forward to the Biden Administration delivering on campaign promises to be the most pro-labor administration in decades.

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have been proposing legislation for years that would provide tax incentives  for mechanical insulation improvements.

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Mechanical Insulators LMCT discusses firestopping and smoke seal on labor podcast

Firestopping and smoke seal is one of the important trades that falls under the umbrella of the Insulators Union and, Mechanical Insulators LMCT Trustee Tom Dake II recently discussed firestopping and smoke seal on a national, labor-focused podcast.

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Mechanical Insulators highlight training for DOL Apprenticeship Week

The work of a Mechanical Insulator or Firestopper is completed after years of training, both in the classroom and on the jobsite. This expert level work that is expected throughout the industries is the result of a registered apprenticeship program.

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The Fastest-Growing Jobs For Women Is In Construction Per New Study

A new study revealed more women are choosing to enter the construction industry.

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Our signatory contractors uphold a high standard of quality of work and pay for their employers to receive industry-leading instruction through a Department of Labor registered apprenticeship program. Discover the difference of trusting an LMCT contractor for your next project.

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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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