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Support for bipartisan Federal Mechanical Insulation Act grows

There is a growing momentum of bipartisan support from members of the House of Representatives who believe the Federal Mechanical Insulation Act (FMIA) should become law.

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A Commodity for Success: Properly Trained Construction Workers

In the business world, the old motto, “Do it right the first time,” is often cited.

This is especially true in construction, as project owners increase their bottom line when the work is performed right the first time – no matter the size of the project.

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LMCT hosts HUD leaders at HFIAW Local 24

The Mechanical Insulators LMCT hosted leaders from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) at the Insulators Local 24 Union Hall/Training Center to discuss Mechanical Insulation and Firestop technologies and how they could benefit HUD.

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Pennsylvania Locals advocate for Mechanical Insulation legislation

Leaders from Pennsylvania Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Locals 2, 14, 23 and 38 recently joined forces to advocate for the passage of Pennsylvania House Bill 491 from the House Consumer Protection, Technology and Utilities Committee to the General Assembly.

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How is a Mechanical Insulation Energy Audit performed?

James Petrides, CEM, CEA, CTII, CIEA, Mechanical Insulators LMCT Senior Mechanical Insulation Specialist, appeared on the America’s Work Force Union Podcast and addressed one of the more significant issues facing the Mechanical Insulation industry -- it is still relatively unknown. He also gave an overview of how Mechanical Insulation Energy Audits are performed.

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LMCT seeks more support to advance the FMIA

The Federal Mechanical Insulation Act (FMIA) is progressing at a relatively rapid pace compared to most pieces of legislation. That was the message Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) Executive Director Pete Ielmini discussed during his recent appearance on America’s Work Force Union Podcast.

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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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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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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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