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Reopening Plumbing Systems

Recent Covid spikes have caused some companies to delay bringing employees back to the office. When they reopen, building managers will need to take precautions to insure water safety. Those looking for detailed information should visit our web page Turning on the Tap. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, host Stuart Keith meets with plumbing professionals to [...]

2022-05-18T14:20:45+00:00May 18th, 2022|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Pipelines Help Achieve Energy Independence

Energy independence is a hot topic right now and pipelines are necessary to achieve it. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we’ll see how pipelines keep things moving in Wisconsin and throughout the US. Host Stuart Keith meets with Ron Spoerl from Hawk Industries to learn about reclamation and safety, Trent Wetmore from [...]

2022-05-16T14:42:44+00:00May 16th, 2022|Project Insights|0 Comments

Bucks Fans Descend On Deer District

Thousands of Milwaukee Bucks fans have descended on the Deer District for the Bucks' home playoff games at Fiserv Forum. Those without tickets flood the space outside to watch the games on a giant TV screen in a true party atmosphere. More Deer District development is in the works as we’ll see in [...]

2022-05-11T13:35:41+00:00May 11th, 2022|Project Insights|0 Comments

Dancing Goat Distillery Tour

In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we’ll see how whiskey is made on a tour of Dancing Goat Distillery and how Steamfitters are an integral part of the process. Host Stuart Keith starts at Steamfitters Local 601 Training Center in Milwaukee with Joel Zielke. Then it's on to Cambridge, WI to meet with Dancing Goat General [...]

2022-05-09T14:40:29+00:00May 9th, 2022|Project Insights|0 Comments

Rain Gardens Reduce Flooding And Pollution

Spring is here which means strong storms with heavy rain. Rain gardens soak up and filter storm water runoff keeping pollutants out of our natural waterways. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, Karen Sands from MMSD shows host Stuart Keith how to install a rain garden. On this project, Mid City Plumbing & Heating disconnects [...]

2022-05-04T14:24:58+00:00May 4th, 2022|Project Insights|0 Comments

New Plumbers 75 Madison Training Center

In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we'll show how an empty big box store in Madison turned into the new Plumbers Local 75 Madison Training Center. Host Stuart Keith meets with Steve Breitlow and Cory Thompson from Plumbers Local 75 and Brian Hornung from JH Findorff & Son to learn about the [...]

2022-05-02T14:42:35+00:00May 2nd, 2022|Project Insights|0 Comments

Sanitary And Storm Sewer Lateral Replacement

Sanitary and storm sewer laterals run from the home to the street. Over time they can deteriorate and leak. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we’ll show how these sewer laterals are replaced. Host Stuart Keith meets with Steve Breitlow from Plumbers Local 75 to get an overview and Master Plumber Tom [...]

2022-04-27T14:01:26+00:00April 27th, 2022|Project Insights|0 Comments

Apprenticeship Navigators Help Find Opportunities

In an already tight labor market, skilled tradespeople are in short supply. Last May, the state Department of Workforce Development hired five "apprenticeship navigators" in different regions of the state to help potential workers find apprenticeship opportunities. Apprenticeship is hands-on, post-secondary education like a college or university but apprentices receive most of their training on-the-job, [...]

2022-04-25T15:09:57+00:00April 25th, 2022|Current Events, Project Insights|0 Comments

Building A Solar Farm

Wind and solar energy sources aid energy independence without emitting greenhouse gases. In today’s video from Building Wisconsin TV, we’ll check out members from Wisconsin Operating Engineers Local 139 building a solar farm near Wisconsin Rapids. Host Stuart Keith meets with Terry McGowan from Local 139, Tim Kreft from Alliant Energy, Matt Benner from AZCO and Matt Mashuda from Mashuda Contractors. [...]

2022-04-20T14:28:43+00:00April 20th, 2022|Project Insights|0 Comments

Making Whiskey At Dancing Goat Distillery

Did you know Steamfitters help make the spirits we enjoy in our cocktails? In today's video from Building Wisconsin TV, we'll see how whiskey is made at Dancing Goat Distillery and how Steamfitters are an integral part of the process. Host Stuart Keith starts at Steamfitters Local 601 training center in Milwaukee with Joel Zielke. Then [...]

2022-04-18T15:22:02+00:00April 18th, 2022|Project Insights|0 Comments