Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events

Infrastructure bill could be the solution to Ohio’s lead pipe problem

There are at least 650,000 known lead pipes in Ohio that deliver polluted drinking water. Ohio has the second highest number in the nation, next to Illinois. 

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USA Hosts ‘Fishing Lines at Christmas Time’ for San Antonio Youth

Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA) official press release:

Spring Hill, Tenn.Despite the cold temperature and strong wind, more than 150 participants turned out at San Antonio’s South Side Lions Park on December 11 for Fishing Lines at Christmas Time—the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA) first holiday-themed youth fishing event.

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Mechanical Insulator training will be valuable to climate change fight

As the country comes to grips with the reality of climate change, energy efficiency becomes  increasingly essential to infrastructure. Mechanical insulation will play a critical role in that transformation. The efforts to better insulate America’s buildings will lead to unprecedented demand for Mechanical Insulators, spurring the growth of apprenticeships.

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General President Revard promotes veterans on Union Podcast

International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers General President Gregory T. Revard joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast on Veterans Day to discuss opportunities available for veterans through the HFIAW’s registered apprenticeship program. 

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New Illinois law will use clean energy transition to create union jobs

Clean energy is the future. As we move towards a carbon neutral energy economy, millions of new jobs will be created — and many will be unionized.

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Mechanical Insulation Tax Credits in new Build Back Better legislation

Insulators Union General President Gregory T. Revard released the following statement on the inclusion of mechanical insulation tax incentives in President Biden's Build Back Better framework and U.S. House legislation:

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Local 53 wins $1.9 million pension contribution settlement

The HFIAW Local 53 (New Orleans) Pension Fund was the big winner in a recent lawsuit filed against an employer.

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K.C. International Airport to get $1.5 billion facelift

A major project in Kansas City will not only benefit airline travelers, but has created good paying jobs for members of the Insulators Union.

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COVID: A seven-minute update of the facts

COVID-19 comes and goes, despite our hopes in early summer it was on its way out.

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Highlights from 2021 lobbying efforts

Over the past year and a half, the COVID-19 pandemic brought much of the world to halt.

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