News

2
Jul

Trained vs. Untrained Workers: You be the Judge.

Trained vs. Untrained Workers: You be the Judge. Our organization has reached out to the community to provide a better understanding on just how important Mechanical Insulation is to businesses, churches, and schools. Local 17 has reached out to building inspectors, engineering firms, researchers, and political leaders to express our concerns regarding poorly insulated mechanical systems. Our members have submitted

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2
Jul

Local 17 Projects and Projections

Local 17 Projects and Projections As we come out of the pandemic, Local 17 has some large projects on which to report – both that have been or will be launched… Some of these jobs have been completed on time and under budget, despite the many challenges in the past year.  These projects are due to the efforts of our

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2
Jul

“NEW” TOOLS ON GETTING THE WORD OUT ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF MECHANICAL INSULATION.

The 2020 New Apprentice Class- A New Approach    Local 17 has always tried to stay ahead of the curve to industry standards and concerns.  Efforts include journeymen upgrades on the latest renovations in the industry, improved marketing to customers, effective outreach to schools, and meeting with community officials.  Local 17 is consistently trying to think “outside the box” to make

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