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Safely Reopening Plumbing Systems

More businesses are trying to bring back employees and customers and many schools and university buildings will soon be welcoming students back for the school year. Building managers need to take precautions to insure water safety for employees, customers and students. Stagnant water in pipes can cause elevated lead and copper levels and [...]

2020-08-31T15:21:36+00:00August 31st, 2020|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Wisconsin Pipe Trades COVID-19 Safety Protocol

The Wisconsin Pipe Trades Association career hub, pipetradecareers.com has a Worker Safety Protocol for COVID-19 to provide resources to keep Wisconsin’s pros safe and healthy. Check it out for the latest info on Drain and Sewer work, Venting and Exhaust work and how to keep tools free from COVID-19. Today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV features a Sprinkler Fitter Career [...]

2020-08-10T14:55:07+00:00August 10th, 2020|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Wisconsin Pipe Trades Recruiting Experienced Pros

Experienced non-union plumbers, steamfitters, welders, sprinkler fitters and HVAC service professionals can do better by joining the Wisconsin Pipe Trades affiliated unions. Earn and keep a fair wage, avoid career surprises, enjoy a great work/life balance and stay on top of the latest techniques and technology. Click here for more info and to get in touch with a fellow pipe [...]

2020-08-05T14:19:09+00:00August 5th, 2020|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Water Safety Guidelines For Reopening Buildings

As more buildings and businesses reopen, owners and managers need to take precautions to insure water safety for employees and customers. Stagnant water in pipes can cause elevated lead and copper levels and is a fertile breeding ground for the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ Disease. Building and business owners looking for detailed web [...]

2020-07-27T14:44:18+00:00July 27th, 2020|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

New Plumbers 75 Website Creating Buzz

The new Plumbers Local 75 website is up and running and getting plenty of visits. Check it out for Covid-19 updates, information on apprenticeship and training programs and even Local 75 merchandise. Today's video from Building Wisconsin TV features the Plumbers Local 75 Apprenticeship Program. It has over 27,000 views on YouTube. Subscribe [...]

2020-07-22T13:50:43+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

WI Operating Engineers Offer Online Classes

Whenever schools and colleges decide to re-open, online learning will certainly be a component for the foreseeable future. Wisconsin Operating Engineers Local 139 was among the first Trades to offer an online elective pre-apprenticeship program for high school students. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we feature this program which is among [...]

2020-07-15T14:37:37+00:00July 15th, 2020|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

The Dangers Of Stagnant Water

In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith meets with plumbing professionals to find out about the steps necessary to safely reopen plumbing systems in buildings that have been closed or underused due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Special thanks to ASSE International and Plumbers Local 75. Subscribe to the Building Wisconsin Blog to learn about major construction initiatives [...]

2020-06-29T14:11:05+00:00June 29th, 2020|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments