Joel Zielke

We Energies Power Plant Conversion

Today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV shows how the We Energies Valley Power Plant in Milwaukee was converted from coal to natural gas by members of Steamfitters Local 601. Host Stuart Keith meets with Mike Woznicki from We Energies, Stan Hohol from AECOM and Chris Valerine, Paul Prill and Joel Zielke from Steamfitters Local 601. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives in Wisconsin, [...]

2019-10-31T15:51:41+00:00 October 31st, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Steamfitters Local 601 Madison Training Center

In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we'll tour the Steamfitters Local 601 Madison Training Center. Host Stuart Keith meets with Joel Zielke and Dave Singer from Steamfitters Local 601 who talk about the construction process and show the completed Training Center. Stu also meets with Brad Werlein from General Heating who talks about what this facility means for [...]

2019-09-23T13:29:23+00:00 September 23rd, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Ammonia Refrigeration Systems

In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith visits Summit Refrigeration Group to learn about Ammonia Refrigeration Systems which make fresh and frozen food distribution possible. Owners Mike Conti, Rick DeGroot and Fred Anderson provide a tour along with members from Steamfitters Local 601. We’ll check out the Summit fabrication shop, visit a cold storage construction site and finish up in the engine room of a [...]

2019-09-19T15:19:06+00:00 September 19th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

How We Get Natural Gas – Part 3

This week, we're showing how improvements are made to our natural gas infrastructure. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we’ll learn more about our natural gas distribution system as members from Steamfitters Local 601 replace a natural gas service line. Host Stuart Keith meets with Matt Fehler from We Energies to review the project and Jim O’Brien and Todd Nelson from Steamfitters Local [...]

2019-08-21T13:29:56+00:00 August 21st, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Natural Gas Service Line Replacement

In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, we'll learn more about our natural gas distribution system as members from Steamfitters Local 601 replace a natural gas service line. Host Stuart Keith meets with Matt Fehler from We Energies to review the project and Jim O’Brien and Todd Nelson from Steamfitters Local 601 cover on-the-job training for PE gas piping. Also, [...]

2019-08-05T15:06:31+00:00 August 5th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Maintaining Mechanicals At Epic Systems

If you've never seen it, the campus at Epic Systems in Verona WI is massive and continues to grow. Next month, Epic will host approximately 10,000 people at their annual User Group Meeting. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith travels to Epic Systems to learn about Facilities Mechanical System Maintenance with [...]

2019-07-22T14:48:40+00:00 July 22nd, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Fresh And Frozen Food Distribution

In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith visits Summit Refrigeration Group to learn about Ammonia Refrigeration Systems which make fresh and frozen food distribution possible. Owners Mike Conti, Rick DeGroot and Fred Anderson provide a tour along with members from Steamfitters Local 601. We’ll check out the Summit fabrication shop, visit a cold storage construction site and finish up [...]

2019-06-27T15:08:20+00:00 June 27th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Fresh And Frozen Food Safety

We trust in the safety of our fresh and frozen food whether we get it from a big box store or our local grocer. Did you know that Steamfitters have a lot to do with it? In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith visits Summit Refrigeration Group to learn about Ammonia Refrigeration Systems [...]

2019-04-30T15:28:54+00:00 April 30th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Power Plant Conversion From Coal To Natural Gas

In today’s video, Building Wisconsin TV visits the We Energies Valley Power Plant in Milwaukee as members of Steamfitters Local 601 work to convert the power plant from coal to natural gas. Host Stuart Keith meets with Mike Woznicki from We Energies, Stan Hohol from AECOM and Chris Valerine, Paul Prill and Joel Zielke from Steamfitters Local 601. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction [...]

2019-04-17T14:59:40+00:00 April 17th, 2019|Project Insights|0 Comments

Madison Hosts Pipe Trades Apprenticeship Contest

The new Steamfitters Local 601 Training Center in Madison was the site for the Wisconsin Pipe Trades State Apprenticeship Contest held last week. Apprentices from around the state representing different trades including Plumbers, Sprinklerfitters and Steamfitters competed in their respective exercises requiring exacting tolerances. The Steamfitter specialties were welders, pipefitters and HVAC service. Union leaders, participating contractors [...]

2019-04-01T16:24:58+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments