Building Wisconsin TV

Remodeling For Affordable Housing

As gentrification becomes more prevalent, good affordable housing is becoming harder to find. Today's video from Building Wisconsin TV features an affordable housing remodeling project with Cardinal Capital Management at Albert House in Racine WI. The project was funded through Federal tax credits managed by Wisconsin Housing Preservation Corporation. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin [...]

2020-02-27T16:41:14+00:00 February 27th, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments

Steamfitters Local 601 Training Center Tour

Today's video from Building Wisconsin TV features a tour of the Steamfitters Local 601 Training Center in Madison WI. Joel Zielke and Dave Singer from Steamfitters Local 601 tell host Stuart Keith about the construction process and give a tour. Also, Brad Werlein from General Heating & Air Conditioning talks about what the [...]

2020-02-24T16:40:58+00:00 February 24th, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments

Plumbing For A High-Rise Condominium

Ever drive by a high-rise condominium or apartment building and wonder how all those units get their water? In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, Plumbers Local 75 member Jim S., the plumbing foreman for a 30 story condominium, explains how water mains are piped through the building. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to [...]

2020-02-20T16:07:42+00:00 February 20th, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments

More Veterans Are Joining The Trades

The Building Trades recognize that veterans learn skills during their service that are valuable outside the military. That's why many trades sponsor recruiting initiatives targeting veterans. In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, we'll see what some veterans are saying about being a Wisconsin Operating Engineer. For more career opportunities in the Trades, [...]

2020-02-17T13:30:19+00:00 February 17th, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments

Helping Craft Breweries And Big Breweries

There's a small craft brewery in Madison named One Barrel that literally started out out brewing beer one barrel at a time. Other craft breweries like Wisconsin Brewing in Verona also have smaller one-off systems to experiment with different brews. Even these smaller craft breweries need plumbers and steamfitters for installation and maintenance [...]

2020-02-13T16:44:50+00:00 February 13th, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments

Sprinklerfitters Help Protect Lives And Property

If you're looking for a career that pays well and makes a valuable contribution, become a sprinklerfitter. Sprinklerfitters install and maintain automatic fire protection systems in schools, apartments, and commercial buildings that help protect lives and property. Today's video from Building Wisconsin TV gives a Wisconsin Pipe Trades Sprinklerfitter career overview. Subscribe to [...]

2020-02-06T16:41:20+00:00 February 6th, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments

High School Electives At Destinations Career Academy

If you know a high school student who's handy or likes the outdoors, there are elective courses that can lead to a rewarding career. In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, we feature the Wisconsin Operating Engineers Pre-Apprenticeship Courses which are among the electives offered online at Destinations Career Academy.   Subscribe to the Building [...]

2020-02-03T17:07:57+00:00 February 3rd, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments

Plumbers Local 75 Apprenticeship Training

In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, we'll learn what it takes to become a professional plumber in Wisconsin as we feature the Plumbers Local 75 Apprenticeship Program. If you're considering a career in the construction trades, this video shows the training you'll receive and the opportunities and income a career with Plumbers [...]

2020-01-30T15:34:33+00:00 January 30th, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments

Discover Or Upgrade Your Career

Recruiting is important in a tight labor market and the Building Trades are keeping up with the times. New career portals like PipeTradeCareers.com are set up to engage the target millennial audience. By clicking Get Started and completing a short questionnaire on their smartphone or tablet, interested candidates get links to apprenticeship info [...]

2020-01-28T15:58:40+00:00 January 28th, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments

Upgrading Our Natural Gas Infrastructure

Learn about our natural gas infrastructure in today's video from Building Wisconsin TV as host Stuart Keith visits a major We Energies pipeline replacement project. Elizabeth Jost and Matt Fehler from We Energies explain natural gas pipelines and transmission and Josh Retzleff from KS Energy Services talks about job safety. Finally, Jim O'Brien [...]

2020-01-27T16:30:54+00:00 January 27th, 2020|Project Insights|0 Comments