PHCC-National Association

Staff Writer , PHCC-National Association
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.
  • 04.19.21

    Advocacy News

    Let Your Voice Be Heard on the Big Issues!
    PHCC—National to Host Its First Virtual Legislative Conference

    Registration is now open for the PHCC 2021 VIRTUAL Legislative Conference to be held on Tuesday, June 15, from 1 – 3 p.m. ET, and on Wednesday, June 16, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with congressional leaders to express their opinions about the help that is needed to support the p-h-c industry and our members. Take advantage of this critical opportunity to …

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  • 04.19.21

    IAPMO Starts UPC and UMC Update Cycle

    The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has announced the start of the revision cycle for the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and the Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC). The technical committees for both codes will meet virtually this year; these meetings are open to the public. The UPC technical committee virtual meeting is scheduled for May 3-7; register here. The UMC …

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  • 04.19.21

    International Code Council Committee Action Hearings Open This Month

    The International Code Council will conduct the 2021 Committee Action Hearings virtually for the first time in the organization’s history. The April 11 - May 5 virtual hearings will review proposed changes to the 2024 International Codes. This is the opportunity to provide input on proposed code changes to the International Codes such as the International Plumbing Code (IPC), the International …

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  • 04.19.21

    Registration Opens for 2021 Emerging Water Technology Symposium

    Registration for the seventh biennial Emerging Water Technology Symposium (EWTS) is now open. This biennial event* continues to provide critical insight into the future of water-related industries. Produced in a virtual environment this year, the event is being offered at the reduced rate of $69. Nowhere else is such focused attention provided for professionals on all facets of optimizing the …

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  • 04.14.21

    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Names RWC Winner of Metro Atlanta Top Workplaces 2021 Award

    Reliance Worldwide Corporation (RWC) is a market leader and manufacturer of water control systems and plumbing solutions for residential and commercial applications. RWC has been honored with a Metro Atlanta Top Workplaces 2021 Award by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC). This was the company’s first time applying for a spot on the Top Workplaces list, which is solely based on employee …

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  • 04.12.21

    PHCC—National Association Shocked and Saddened;
    Two GSM Services Technicians Killed in Mass Shooting

    PHCC—National Association is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of GSM Services employees James Lewis and Robert Shook, two HVAC service technicians who were killed during a mass shooting that took place April 7 in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Lewis and Shook were working on a couple’s home when a gunman entered the residence and killed the couple, their grandchildren and the two GSM Services …

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  • 04.09.21

    PHCC Welcomes ACP Members

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) is pleased to announce 45 new and returning Association of Contracting Plumbers of the City of New York, Inc. (ACP) members into PHCC. “We are excited to welcome these ACP contractors into the PHCC family,” said PHCC National President Hunter Botto, of Botto Brothers Plumbing & Heating in Hicksville, New York. “Through this …

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  • 04.08.21

    Advocacy News

    PHCC 2021 VIRTUAL Legislative Conference
    June 15-16, 2021

    The Future is Infrastructure: Be the Industry Voice in America’s Biggest Investment With a new Congress and new Presidential administration in power as the nation prepares for post-pandemic recovery, your opinion and voice are critical during this important year in American history! Make plans now to participate in the June 15-16 PHCC 2021 VIRTUAL Legislative Conference and educate lawmakers on …

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  • 03.29.21

    PHCC Contractors on the Pandemic: Positive Signs One Year Later

    After a challenging year resulting from the global pandemic that hit full force in March 2020, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) reports that – one year later – there are signs that conditions are improving. A contractor sentiment survey conducted by PHCC finds that 84% of respondents rank the continuing impact of COVID-19 on their businesses as having either“ …

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  • 02.03.21

    Viega Supports SkillsUSA to Champion Workforce Development, Help Close Skills Gap

    Viega LLC has announced support for SkillsUSA, a national nonprofit focused on workforce development. The 2021 sponsorship will support the mission of SkillsUSA and the manufacturing career cluster of the national SkillsUSA Championships. The Viega Group is among the leading manufacturers of pipe fitting installation technology. In the U.S., Viega LLC employs more than 600 people and offers more …

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  • 01.27.21

    Viega Brings Press Tool to Market in North America

    Viega LLC, the company which introduced pressing to North America, now has its own branded pressing tools for use with its fittings. The Viega Pressgun 6 and Pressgun 6 Picco are now available in distributors and through Viega. The tools, which are the first in North America to carry the Viega name, cost less than similar press tools from other manufacturers and are an affordable way for …

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  • 12.15.20

    International Code Council and National Environmental Health Association Launch Pandemics Task Force

    The International Code Council and the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) have established a new task force on pandemics. Recognizing the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on new and existing buildings and construction, this task force will develop resources to help prepare buildings and communities for disease-related threats. The task force will analyze all aspects of …

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