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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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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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Legislation will create more work hours and improve working conditions

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 recent progress of the Federal Mechanical Insulation Act. He also addressed the lack of female-appropriate labor attire at brick and mortar retail stores and its negative impact on women in the building trades.

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Ielmini discusses President Biden's commitment to the building trades

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 President Biden's appearance at the North American Building Trades Unions (NABTU) Legislative Conference on the same day he announced he will seek a second term as President.

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Massachusetts Moves Forward With Legislation to Create a Carbon-Free Environment

Legislation recently introduced in the Massachusetts legislature will go a long way in helping that state achieve its goal of reducing carbon emissions while providing good-paying jobs for its residents. State Rep. Marjorie Decker (D-Cambridge) and State Sen. Paul Feeney (D-Foxboro) each filed three bills in their respective chambers. This legislation derives from a collaborative of stakeholders, who will soon become the next state coalition of the Climate Jobs National Resource Center. Heat...

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Illinois Introduces Mechanical Insulation Energy Audit Legislation

Mechanical Insulation Energy Audit legislation has been introduced to both chambers of the Illinois state legislatureSenate Bill 2049, the Mechanical Insulation Energy Audit Act, was recently introduced in the Illinois State Senate by Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-Chicago), a member of the Senate Labor and Senate Energy committee. A companion bill, House Bill 2485, was also introduced into the Illinois House by Assistant Majority Leader Jay Hoffman (D-Swansea), who sits on the Labor and Commerce...

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Report: More work for federal agencies to achieve energy efficiency

Passage of the Federal Mechanical Insulation Act would help achieve this goal.

In December 2022, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report that showed the need for continued congressional action to ensure the federal government adopts affordable clean energy and cost-saving energy efficiency technologies.

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