office (218) 724-3223 • fax (218) 724-1870 • cellular (218) 590-0374
The men and women of the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators are on the front line in meeting the challenges of building a safer, healthier, greener and more efficient world.
Along with their partner mechanical, insulation and fire stopping contractors, union professionals are meeting the growing demands of the modern world and are helping their clients save energy – and money. Industrial, commercial, residential and government users all demand new levels of energy efficiency, state-of-the-art fire safety, and pollutant free environments in which to live and work.
Local 49’s proud history dates back to 1937, and has since produced a countless number of trained professionals who are the best in the business. This success comes from its members, who receive cutting-edge training and guidance, and who understand how important their work is to our society. The experience and expertise of the professionals of Local 49 is without comparison and the numbers speak for themselves.
Members of the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers receive a combination of on-the-job training and classroom instruction that is unmatched in the industry. Each professional spends a minimum of four years in the classroom, studying math, blueprint interpretation, application techniques, pattern layout, workplace safety and supervision.
For over 100 years, the vital work of the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers has saved energy, saved lives, and saved money.
Local 49 Officers
Wade Lee – President
Garth Lee – Vice President
Nick Nergard – Recording Secretary
Gerry Nervick – Financial Secretary
Dick Webber – Business Manager
International Association of Heat & Frost Insulators and Allied
Workers, Local 49
2002 London Road
Duluth, Minnesota 55812