PHCC-National Association

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The PHCC-National Association, formed in 1883, provides legislative advocacy, education and training to approximately 3,300 plumbing and HVACR businesses and 65,000 technicians.
  • 01.14.22

    PHCC Past President and Industry Leader Raymond R. “Dick” Irwin Passes Away

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (Jan. 14, 2022) – It is with great sadness that the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) reports the passing of Raymond R. “Dick” Irwin, PHCC—National past president (1985-1986), a driving force behind the creation of the PHCC Educational Foundation, and a highly respected leader in the plumbing-heating-cooling industry. Irwin, of Palm Beach Gardens, …

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  • 12.01.21

    Michael Copp Honored with the AHRI Public Service Award

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) 2015-2021 Chief Executive Officer Michael Copp was awarded the prestigious Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) Public Service Award on Nov. 16 during the AHRI virtual Leadership Forum. This award acknowledges individuals who make significant contributions to the North American HVACR and water heating …

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  • 11.18.21

    Advocacy News

    OSHA Vaccine Mandate Position

    November 15, 2021 Per President Biden’s COVID-19 Action Plan, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has promulgated an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring employers of 100 or more employees to establish a mandatory vaccination program for those employees. The plan does allow for certain exemptions from vaccination and does alternately allow employers to establish- …

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  • 11.02.21

    PHCCCONNECT2021: Reconnecting … Live and In Person. Celebrating Today and Preparing for Tomorrow.

    “It’s so good to be back together again … and to reconnect and celebrate our successes,” said 2020-2021 PHCC—National Association President Hunter Botto. This sentiment was shared by 2021-2022 PHCC President Joel Long, who added, “People want to be united!”. And united we were at PHCC’s 139th annual conference and technology showcase – PHCCCONNECT2021, Oct. 20-22 in Kansas City, Missouri – where …

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  • 11.01.21

    Celebrating the Very Best of 2021

    PHCC—National Awards Program: 2021 Winners 2021 Col. George D. Scott Award: Bill Jones, Raven Mechanical, Houston, Texas 2021 Plumbing Contractor of the Year (sponsored by Delta Faucet Company): James Lindsey, Lindsey Brothers, Inc., Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Paul Ongaro, Ongaro & Sons, Santa Rosa, California. 2021 HVAC Contractor of the Year (sponsored by Rheem): William Mock, Mock …

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  • 10.28.21

    William Mock of Georgia Honored As PHCC’s HVAC Contractor of the Year

    Dedicated to providing quality, sustainable solutions for his customers and continuous education and training for his employees, William Mock of Mock Plumbing & Mechanical, Inc. was honored as the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association’s (PHCC’s) 2021 HVAC Contractor of the Year. The association presented the award – sponsored by PHCC HVAC Partner Rheem – during its annual …

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  • 10.28.21

    PHCC’s Plumbing Contractor of the Year Award Presented to Paul Ongaro of California and James Lindsey of Virginia

    Recognized as a symbol of excellence in the plumbing industry, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association’s (PHCC’s) Plumbing Contractor of the Year award was presented this year to two deserving professionals: Paul Ongaro of Ongaro & Sons in California and James Lindsey of Lindsey Brothers, Inc., in Virginia. PHCC’s Hunter Botto and Delta Faucet Company’s Allison McKinney …

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  • 10.27.21

    Trade School Director Jim Fusco Named PHCC’s HVAC Instructor of the Year

    With nearly 50 years of experience in the HVAC profession, and dedication to the future of that industry as director and owner of Granite State Trade School in New Hampshire, Jim Fusco was named the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association’s (PHCC’s) 2021 HVAC Instructor of the Year. The award – sponsored by PHCC Corporate Partner Milwaukee Tool – was announced Oct. 21 during …

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  • 10.26.21

    Virginia’s Anthony Bertolino Named PHCC’s Plumbing Instructor of the Year

    Recognized for his outstanding leadership and dedication to his students at Norfolk Technical Center in Virginia, Anthony Bertolino was named the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association’s (PHCC’s) 2021 Plumbing Instructor of the Year. The award – sponsored by PHCC Corporate Partner Milwaukee Tool – was presented this week during PHCCCONNECT2021, the association’s annual …

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  • 10.25.21

    For His Decades of Dedicated Service and Leadership in the Industry, Bill Jones Receives PHCC’s Col. George D. Scott Award

    When Bill Jones launched his own mechanical construction company in 1979, his mission was to provide the highest level of service to his clients, provide opportunities and growth to his employees, and maintain a level of leadership in the plumbing-heating-cooling (p-h-c) industry. Recognizing his decades of devotion to that mission and to the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National …

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  • 10.13.21

    A. O. Smith Supports PHCC as New Corporate Partner

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) announces that A. O. Smith, a leading provider and manufacturer of water heating and water treatment solutions, is the newest PHCC Corporate Partner. “We’re thankful for A. O. Smith’s many years of support in helping PHCC advance the plumbing, heating and cooling industry,” said PHCC President Hunter Botto, Botto Brothers …

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  • 09.15.21

    Scorpion Becomes New PHCC Corporate Partner to Provide Digital Marketing Assistance to Members

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) announces that Scorpion, a leading provider of technology and services helping local businesses thrive, is the newest PHCC Corporate Partner. “Scorpion’s decision to elevate its involvement with our association means PHCC members will have exposure to many new benefits and opportunities, including the latest tools and …

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