Insulators Local 131

New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island

Our purpose is to assist our members in securing employment while defending their rights and advancing their interests through education and cooperation.

Union News

Why Your Building Needs a Mechanical Insulation Energy Audit

In order to advance the mechanical insulation industry and promote the quality professional and certified trades men and woman. Local 131 conducts and works with contractors to perform energy audits, which determine the efficiency of mechanical insulation systems. An...

2022 Florence Bernard/Alta Miller Scholarship

We're accepting online entries for the 2022 Florence Bernard/Alta Miller Scholarship. Please visit to submit your entry. Deadline is July 1, 2022. Florence-Bernard-ScholarshipDownload In 1990, then General President William G. Bernard...

2022 Apprentice Competition

Local 131 would like to congratulate Tyler McDonald on representing our local in the 2022 Eastern Canada Apprentice Competition being held in Halifax, Nova scotia April 1st & 2nd. We would like to wish Tyler best of luck at the competition. “Having been a...


Insulators Local 131 is dedicated to providing its signatory contractors with the highest-skilled and best-trained workers in the industry. This begins with training at Heat and Frost Training Centre, which offers an excellent four-year apprenticeship program that is second to none.

Why Insulate?

Proper insulation is required for systems that transfer or store air, gas, liquid, or product in which the temperature of the substance being transferred or stored is directly impacted by the temperature of the surrounding air. Save Energy. Save Money. Save the Envirtonment.

Our Trades

Union insulators are trained and skilled at a multitude of construction trades including but not limited to mechanical insulation, firestopping, asbestos and lead mitigation or abatement, sound attenuation and specialty fabrications required in custom mechanical insulation installations.

Professional Craftsman
Code of Conduct

Professional Craftsman Code of Conduct (PCCC) is a program to promote jobsite excellence and customer satisfaction. The goal of the PCCC is a job built on time, under budget, and built right the first time.


‘Organizing” is the term used when referring to a group of workers that are debating on forming a union. There are various reasons an industry group might look into a forming a union. This could range from improving working conditions to earning the proper wages and benefits they deserve. Every work environment should be held to certain regulations, but sadly many are not.



Signatory Contractors

Contact Us

International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers
Local 131 New Brunswick

1041 Bayside Dr, Saint John, NB E2J 4Y2