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Rep. Sánchez introduces Federal Mechanical Insulation Act

On Dec. 2, Rep. Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) introduced the Federal Mechanical Insulation Act (FMIA) into the House.

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Commercial Buildings Energy Efficiency Tax Deduction

Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) Executive Director Pete Ielmini appeared on the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and discussed the Commercial Buildings Energy Efficiency Tax Deduction. The deduction provides tax rebates to building owners who make energy-efficiency improvements to their buildings, including installing Mechanical Insulation. 

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Ielmini: Make Mechanical Insulation energy audits mandatory

Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) Executive Director Pete Ielmini appeared on the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and discussed the importance of Mechanical Insulation energy audits and why the National Energy Conservation Policy Act should be amended to make them mandatory.

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LMCT and Insulators Union Attend TVA Conference

The Mechanical Insulators LMCT and the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers were well-represented at the 2022 Tennessee Valley Trades and Labor Council/Tennessee Valley Authority (TVTLC/TVA) Labor-Management Conference, held in mid-July in Nashville, Tenn. 

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White House Launches Initiative to Reduce Energy Costs

A new building codes initiative launched by the White House will boost resilience to the impacts of climate change, lower utility bills for homes and businesses and prioritize underserved communities.

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LMCT to address construction worker suicide epidemic

Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) Executive Director Pete Ielmini appeared on the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and discussed efforts to address construction worker suicide and the resources available to members of the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers.

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Missing firestop measures cause senseless deaths in New York tragedy

New York City’s deadliest blaze in three decades broke out on Jan. 9 in a 17-story high-rise in the Bronx. 

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More Mechanical Insulators will be needed to fight climate change

As the nation grapples with the reality of climate change, energy efficiency will be at the forefront of many infrastructure endeavors. 

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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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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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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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