Educating end users on the importance of mechanical insulation

Educating business owners and other decision makers is vital to the success of the mechanical insulation industry. Without knowledge of the many benefits of mechanical insulation, it is difficult for a project owner to invest in the technology.

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) works to advance the industry. Mechanical Insulators LMCT Executive Director Pete Ielmini joined the AWF Union Podcast to preview a new course designed to educate end users about the value of properly installed and maintained mechanical insulation. Continue reading

Insulators Local 18 celebrate 100 percent union labor promise on Justice Center project

The value of union labor is being recognized throughout the country, especially in Indianapolis, Ind. Marion county has pledged to use 100 percent union labor on a massive project.

International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 18 Business Manager Jason Smith joined AWF Union Podcast to talk about the 100 percent union project, LEED certified projects and more. Continue reading

HFIAW GP touts veterans as great candidates for building trades apprenticeship programs

Veterans have always been able to find quality employment in the building trades unions and some have even climbed to the top ranks of their respective union.

International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers General President and Navy veteran Gregory T. Revard joined AWF Union Podcast on Veterans Day to explain how the Insulators are helping veterans find meaningful careers. Continue reading

Mechanical Insulators LMCT Exec. Director explains how to sift through election misinformation

With the presidential election less than one week away, misinformation is running rampant and it is important that voters can trust the information they are digesting and not living in an echo chamber.

Mechanical Insulators Labor Management and Cooperative Trust Executive Director Pete Ielmini explained where union members can find the most accurate election information as it pertains to their union on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

New Insulators GP tells his story and lays out his goals

Newly appointed Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers General President Gregory T. Revard provided his account of coming up through the ranks, his goals for the Insulators union and more on the Oct. 2 episode of America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading