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.
  • 09.29.22

    Disaster Relief Fund

    PHCC Activates its Disaster Relief Fund

    In response to the devastating impact of Hurricane Ian on Florida and the potential for more damage to other southeastern states, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association has activated its Disaster Relief Fund. PHCC Disaster Relief funds are available to members in need Please donate so that we can assist members who are adversely affected by major disasters now and in the …

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  • 09.20.22

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    Joel Long Featured on “Appetite for Construction” Podcast—Mechanical Hub Media

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (September 20, 2022) – PHCC—National President Joel Long of GSM Services in Gastonia, North Carolina, appeared on the podcast to talk teamwork, the economy, and the upcoming CONNECT show in Charlotte. Listen to what he had to say at the link below: Appetite for Construction: Team Work Makes the Dream Work with Joel …

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  • 09.07.22

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    PHCCCONNECT2022: Paving the Way for Constructive Collaboration

    Unprecedented Level of Opportunity for Plumbing and HVAC Contractors Excitement is building for PHCCCONNECT2022, Oct. 5-7 at The Westin Charlotte & Charlotte Convention Center. This is an ideal time for our plumbing, heating and cooling family to collaborate for unprecedented opportunities, including the more than 20 targeted educational sessions, a hands-on experience at the Product and …

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  • 09.05.22


    PHCC Leaders the Focus of Two Recent Articles—PHCP PROS

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (September 5, 2022) – PHCP Pros recently published two articles with PHCC leaders as the main focus. One article was a Q&A with fourth-generation family business owner and PHCC President-Elect, Dave Frame, and the other was a feature on an innovative virtual training program initiated by QSC Advisory Council Member Chris West at his company. You can read the full articles …

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  • 08.05.22

    Plumber Shortage Costing Economy Billions of Dollars—PMI’s Ripple Effect Newsletter

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (August 5, 2022) – In the August 2022 issue of PMI’s Ripple Effect newsletter, PHCC Educational Foundation COO Cindy Sheridan weighs in on the plumbing labor shortage and its effect on more than just our industry. Sharing insights on how to fill those plumbing jobs, Sheridan suggests that the industry make a better connection about the importance of clean water toward saving …

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  • 07.21.22

    PHCC Business Intelligence Department Quoted in Bath & Kitchen Pro eBook

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (July 21, 2022) – The Bath & Kitchen Pro eBook compiled by the BNP Media Plumbing Group featured an article Bath & Kitchen Market Outlook 2022: Economic Indicators for Both the Residential and Commercial Sectors which included insights from the recently launched, PHCC Business Intelligence Department. You can find a description of the eBook as well as a link to this …

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  • 07.20.22

    PHCC Contractors Create In-House Training—Plumbing & Mechanical

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (July 20, 2022) – A recent PM Magazine article showed how contractors and PHCC members CroppMetcalfe and Carolina Cool create in-house training for plumbing & HVAC techs. Tony Troiana, GM for Carolina Cool, said "PHCC is a great organization to team up with for in-house training." Read the rest of the quotes and the full article by following the below link: https:/ …

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  • 03.28.22

    Joel Long on “The Unintended Consequences of the Electrification Movement”—ACHR News

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (March 28, 2022) – PHCC—National President Joel Long of GSM Services in Gastonia, North Carolina, will periodically weigh in on hot topics in the industry. Read what he had to say to ACHR News on unintended consequences of the electrification movement: "'We have built this industry in large part based on giving customers choices,' Long says. 'Choice and competition lead to …

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  • 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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