The Insulation Contractors Association of New England (ICANE) represents the premier union commercial and industrial insulation contractors association in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The services provided by the insulation contractors include all aspects of mechanical insulation, abatement, and other specialty contracting services. In addition to being open to all contributing contractors, we invite product manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers to help our members stay on the cutting edge of the industry.
UL Passes Down Ruling on Fire-Rated Ductwork
In a recent release aimed at the HVAC ductwork and fire wrap insulation sectors, UL clarified an ongoing argument over the fire safety performance of fire rated ventilation ducts and assemblies. The key takeaways from the article are found in the document below.
MA Statewide Contracting Opportunities Still Available!
August 14, 2017
The Massachusetts Operational Service Division (OSD) has asked BTEA again to promote the 3 Tradespersons Statewide Contracts. They want to identify union contractors available to bid on some small to mid-size state contracts for trade services required by state facilities. Interested in this opportunity? If you are, please read over the flyer below! (more…)
Union Apprenticeship Open Enrollment
July 31, 2017
Dear Members and Job Seekers, As you may know, each month brings new opportunities to apply for apprenticeships with different union building trades. Each of the 12 trades has its own timeline and procedure for apprenticeship applications. The following trade(s) will be accepting applications for apprenticeship training: WOMEN AND PEOPLE OF COLOR ARE ENCOURAGED TO