Heat & Frost Insulators

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HEAT AND FROST INSULATORS AND ALLIED WORKERS LOCAL #4
2484 Seneca Street | Buffalo, NY 14210
Telephone: (716) 823-0980 | Fax: (716) 823-0987

Business Agent: Robert F. Hess Year Chartered: 1912
Local Membership: 110

Job Description

Apply all types of insulation, mastics, sealants, coatings and jacketing (metal, PVC, canvas, fiberglass cloth, tar paper, tedlar paper) to heating and cooling systems, ductwork, plumbing systems, tanks and vessels in plants, factories, schools, hospitals and office buildings.

Work Scope

Serving Western New York and Northern Pennsylvania with numerous services, including asbestos removal, fireproofing, insulation of mechanical systems with a variety of thermal and frost insulating products.

Major Projects Associated With:

  • AES Plant
  • NRG Plants
  • Health Now Building
  • Olin
  • Praxair
  • Seneca Allegany Casino and Hotel
  • Seneca Niagara Casino
  • Kaleida Health

Union Message

“The Union has strived to preserve and protect the rights of insulation mechanics, representing their interests, in nearly every aspect of the trade. These efforts entail ensuring worker health and safety, negotiating comprehensive wage and fringe benefit packages, and educating and training Union members in the most advanced insulation techniques.”
– Robert F. Hess, Business Manager

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