Members in the News
Shapiro & Duncan Inc. won a Gold Award during Constructech magazine’s 2017 Constructech Vision Award Ceremony that acknowledge the achievements of construction companies that leverage innovative technology to solve on-site challenges and improve their services.
Mike Barker, third-generation plumbing contractor and owner of Barker and Sons Plumbing & Rooter, has been named President of the Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association of Orange County, Riverside and San Bernardino (PHCC ORSB) following his commendable term as President in 2016. The installation was held at the Orange County Mining Company.
Offered through the PHCC’s Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino chapter, Work Ready is a 40-hour, one-week course that preps recruits for joining the trade work force and gives students a realistic perspective on what these jobs entail.
In a recent Contractor article, PHCC members Sunshine Plumbing Heating Air, J.C. Cannistraro LLC and E.M. Duggan give readers an in-depth look at how they recurit and keep the best talent.
Naming the fledgling business was no problem because the couple had a pair of sons, Ray and Stephen.
On Saturday, May 20th, the PHCC of Long Island was invited to participate in a very special event. The Boy Scouts of Nassau County were celebrating their 100th Anniversary with a weekend camp out in Eisenhower Park.
Garvelink, who graduated from Ferris State’s College of Education and Human Services in 1972, is principal owner and president of Commercial Design Engineering, the full-service mechanical contracting company that she began in 1975 with her husband, John Garvelink, a 1971 graduate of Ferris’ College of Engineering Technology.
Featuring Alicia Dover of PHCC of Texas, Josh Hollub of Modern Plumbing Co. and Craig Lewis of R.E.C Industries.
The Buckinghams are the principals of South West Plumbing in Seattle, a fixture on the city's plumbing scene since 1982.
Jim Stack, of Stack Plumbing, Inc. in Kirkland, WA and member of Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors – National Association and Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association of Washington State was among the 19 business executives who gathered in Scottsdale, Arizona, on February 23-25 to participate in the 2017 Federated Insurance Advisory Council.
Pioneer’s marketing plan includes attention to inbound marketing opportunities provided by an Internet presence and a realization that consumers want to know the quality of reputation of prospective service providers.
Hundreds of students, parents, teachers and employers gathered at GCHS for Building Bridges, an effort to bring local employers, teachers and students together to create a better workforce in Garden City. Bob Kreutzer, PHCC Past National President, served as the keynote speaker.
A.J. Perri, a New Jersey based provider of air conditioning, heating and plumbing services, donated over 3000 clothing items to Dress for Success® and guests of the Night to Shine due to a generous contribution from an associate, Frank Lamitina.
Owner Todd Kletz includes his team in every aspect of his business for ongoing success.
This article from Angie's List magazine's Feb. 2017 edition featured students going into the Mechanical Skills building and instructor John Weidman with apprentices in the shop. Another photo included Indiana PHCC member B&W Plumbing, Heating & Air training high school seniors in HVAC.
This mechanical construction company in Boston has figured out the pieces to the puzzle that makes a company successful.
Check out this inspiring story in Plumbing & Mechanical about how an Arizona plumbing company is addressing the skills gap by creating a School of Plumbing Service and Repair at a local trade school.
PHCC of South Carolina’s Anja Smith Column reveals her tricks to getting local press coverage.
Former PHCC-National Association President Chip Greene explains that with a little training and reassurance, tradesmen could boost their business.
InSinkErator® presented Beverly Potts the PHCC Auxiliary's Member of the Year award in October at the PHCC national convention in San Antonio.
Forrest Anderson Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. (Forrest Anderson), a family-owned business in the Phoenix area since 1961, is excited to announce the winner of the company’s first ever “Military Hero AC Giveaway” contest.
The tenth annual Safety First! Contractor of the Year Award was presented to PIPETECHS Plumbing Technology, a Raleigh, North Carolina, business.
David P. Frame of South Bend, Indiana, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Federated Insurance Companies.
PHCC of Texas members Ben Friedman and Robi Jalnos were just appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to the state's Board of Plumbing Examiners.
My Plumber Heating & Cooling Founder, Wendell Presgrave Named Virginia's Plumbing Contractor of the Year for 2015.
Krohmer Plumbing Inc. of Mitchell and Sioux Falls has been named the 2015 Contractor of the Year by the South Dakota Association of Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors.
Colonial Plumbing & Heating in Richmond, Va., and others banded together to do what they do best for a neighbor in need.
Plumbing & Mechanical's 2015 plumbing contractor of the year.
Contractor Magazine's Contractor of the Year Mark Giebelhaus has won just about every accolade available and he deserves every one of them.
As president of the PHCC of Knoxville, Noe is spearheading a pilot program he developed, called Ride and Decide, to help address worker shortage.
Her Facebook post read: “Preheating the house. Oven set at 325.” PHCC of Iowa member Ames Heating & Cooling offers to install a new furnace for free.
The year 1969 was remembered by folks in Spokane, Wash. as one of extremes. In February, they had record cold temps – minus 11°F, substantially colder than the average of 22°F. And in August, they sizzled with in record highs of 99°F – 15 degrees higher than normal. It was a great year to start a heating and cooling enterprise.
Modern Mechanical was named 2014 Small Business of the Year by the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce (Virginia) at the Annual Small Business Awards on Nov. 7. Modern Mechanical, a PHCC member, was chosen by an esteemed panel of business leaders from a pool of more than 500 applicants in the County.
CONTRACTOR named Kevin and Kathy Tindall, Tindall & Ranson Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Princeton, N.J., as 2012 CONTRACTOR magazine Contractor of the Year. A big reason was for how much the two have given back to the industry and their community, and they are still going full blast.
Bill Riley, owner of William J. Riley Plumbing & Heating, Warwick., R.I.
Twenty-seven families benefited from the time, talent and donations of local union plumbing contractors as part of the Annual Rebuilding Together St. Louis. PIC contractors, supplier members and members of Plumbers’ and Pipefitters’ Local #562 joined together in providing plumbing repairs and home renovations for elderly, low-income and disabled residents.
Shapiro & Duncan Inc., Rockville, Md., announced its most recent community involvement efforts and achievements as it continues to deepen its role as a leader and mentor across the region.
Supported by the Minnesota Mechanical Contractors Association and the Metro Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association, 96 union volunteers donated nearly 500 hours to repair plumbing problems for low-income, elderly, and disabled homeowners.
Generosity is part of the DNA of the contractors in this industry and is typical for Howe Plumbing and Tindall & Ranson
John Baethke, president of John Baethke & Son Plumbing in Chicago, loves technology but doesn’t see automating his inventory management system on his fleet of service trucks anytime soon
In 1973, Wagner along with her husband and her father, started CTO Incorporated, a commercial plumbing company, in Harlingen. Over the years, Wagner became an important industry partner of Texas State Technical College as an active advocate of both education and the workforce
This year marks Cannistraro’s fiftieth anniversary in business. Much has changed since 1963. While the technology has advanced, the buildings have become more complex and the workforce has grown, one fact has never changed about the people, processes and projects that make up the Cannistraro story — family matters
When changes in water quality in the greater Houston area complicated plumbing repairs, Milton Frank Plumbing, Spring, Texas, partnered with PHCC Associate Member ProSystems to add a new service that has increased revenue for the company: diagnosing and explaining water quality issues
Get a glimpse of what happens during the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors – National Association’s Legislative Conference.
Every year, Remodeling Magazine singles out companies that demonstrate broad expertise, sound business judgment, and a high degree of professionalism.
A day of community service for 141 volunteers from Minneapolis Plumbers Local 15, St. Paul Plumbers Local 34 and Rochester Plumbers Local 6, fixed plumbing problems for 115 elderly, disabled, and low-income homeowners.
PHCC member Can-Am Plumbing Inc. was named today as the 2012 Business Partner of the Year by W.L. Butler Construction, Inc.
PHCC member Doug Turner Plumbing, Sugar Land, Texas, is proudly celebrating their 25th anniversary. An important milestone for any company, the team at Doug Turner is already looking forward to providing residents of the Sugar Land, Stafford and Missouri City areas with another 25 years of service.
PHCC member Michael & Son Services’, Alexandria, Va., give back to the community through its “Michael & Son Cares Program” and is featured in a television program, “Helping Hands.” “Helping Hands” chronicles community members receiving essential home repairs they can't afford. Click here to watch recorded episodes.
At My Plumber Heating and Cooling, Manassas Va., it is hard to tell if employees are part of a large contracting firm or a big extended family. That is why The NEWS recognized them as its “Best Contractor to Work For” contest winner.
When it comes to taking over a business, the best and brightest of the next generation work hard to keep one foot in the past and one in the future.
Kevin and Kathy Tindall have worked tirelessly for years to make the plumbing and HVAC industry and their community a better place.
Tindall & Ranson Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning is at the forefront of a growing nationwide movement seeking to introduce home and commercial building owners to myriad rebates and loans available to them should they choose to embrace green technologies in their plumbing and mechanical systems.
Fifty families benefited from the time, talent and donations of local union plumbing contractors as part of the Annual Rebuilding Together St. Louis event.
Dave Ariano, president of Ravinia Plumbing & Heating in Highland Park, Ill., discovered that their showroom helps many of their customers focus their search.
Macca Plumbing, Hartford, Conn., has been answering the call since 1960 — whether from someone wanting a bathroom remodel, needing a leaking pipe fixed, or facing the ordeal of frozen pipes. Macca’s philosophy is that if they take care of the customers, the customers will keep coming back.
William J. Riley Plumbing & Heating Co., Inc. today announced the company celebrates its thirty-fifth year as a family-owned business serving residential and commercial customers throughout Rhode Island.
Mike McGraw, representing the Pennsylvania Association of Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Contractors, said state lawmakers are considering dropping all licensing requirements, "and consumers are going to suffer."
Family-owned and operated Frank Bonetti Plumbing, based in Castro Valley, CA, has evolved over the years from the commercial construction company founded in 1955 by the late Frank Bonetti, today establishing a profitable niche in commercial service and maintenance. The company is also an accredited GreenPlumber.
With better-performing water-conservation products entering the market, it’s to a contractor’s advantage to target consumers who are interested in investing in water- and energy-saving applications, says Kevin Tindall, owner of Princeton, N.J.-based plumbing contractor Tindall & Ranson Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, which works on residential and light commercial jobs.
Sisters Lorrie Jones Gore, Betty Gregory and Linda Stevens own Gundlach Plumbing & Heating Co. "We work with a lot of families," Gore says. "We want it to be a close relationship with customers." All three have worked at the family-owned Gundlach Plumbing & Heating Co. off and on since middle school.