Foundation News

  • 06.07.23


    PHCC Educational Foundation Appoints Daniel Quinonez as New Executive Director

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation is happy to announce that Daniel Quinonez joined the staff team as Executive Director as of June 1st. With a rich background in association management and public affairs, Quinonez brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to lead the foundation in its mission to support the plumbing, heating, and cooling industry.

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  • 05.10.23

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    Foremen Get Unexpected Lesson on Artificial Intelligence at PHCC Super Foremen Workshop

    "Foremen in our industry are comfortable with the tools that they keep in the jobsite box,” said Alter in the class. “But as the first line of company management, please realize that your best tools now are going to be technology and software. Artificial intelligence, A.I., is one of those software tools that foremen should be using. You just haven’t seen why yet.”

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  • 03.22.23

    Essentials of PM Class Graduate

    “Question Everything” Lessons From the PHCC Essentials of Project Management Class

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (March 22, 2023) – "Question everything” was a theme of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation’s popular Essentials of Project Management boot camp last week.

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  • 02.17.23

    2022 Foundation Scholarship Winners

    2023 Scholarship Program Open for Applications!

    The PHCC Educational Foundation's 2023 scholarship program is open and accepting applications now.

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  • 02.16.23

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    A Faster Path to Scholarship Funds

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (February 16, 2023) – This year, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation scholarship program plans to award 56 scholarships totaling over $140,000. Awards are available to plumbing and HVACR apprentices working for PHCC—National Association members, trade school or community college students taking plumbing or HVAC classes and …

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  • 12.21.22 Tuesday logo

    Gift from is Too Big to Wrap!, a leading e-commerce supplier for the heating, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical trades, is making a $75,000 contribution to the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) and the PHCC Educational Foundation in support of training and workforce development projects.

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  • 11.03.22

    PHCC Educational Foundation Contest Materials Find New Homes through Habitat for Humanity

    When the apprentice contests end, we disassemble and ship back all the items that can be reused the following year, but bulky and fragile materials like sinks and toilets just can’t make that trip. Donating those materials to Habitat for Humanity at the end of the competition ensures that they are put to good use in the local community.

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  • 10.11.22

    Plumbing Contestants

    2022 National Apprentice Contest Winners Announced

    Announcing the winners of the PHCC National Plumbing and HVAC apprentice contests held October 5th & 6th in Charlotte, North Carolina during CONNECT 2022.

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  • 10.11.22

    2022 PHCC Educational Foundation ScholarshipWinners

    Fifty-Nine Students Awarded $155,500 in Scholarships Through the PHCC Educational Foundation

    Fifty-nine students were selected to receive PHCC Educational Foundation scholarship awards totaling $155,500. Applicants must be plumbing or HVAC apprentices or trade school students, or college students pursuing studies directly related to the plumbing-heating-cooling industry.

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  • 07.17.22

    Summer 2022 Focus Newsletter Cover

    Foundation Focus Newsletter – Summer 2022

    • Celebrating 35 Years The Driving Force Behind the Foundation • Next Generation of Learning Contractors are in the Driver’s Seat • Scholarships Giving Industry Careers a Jumpstart • On Ramp to the Trades A Pipeline to Success in California • SkillsUSA The Inside Track on Our Volunteers & Sponsors • Super Foremen Workshop Shifting Planning & Problem-Solving Into High Gear • PHCCCONNECT2022 Celebrations … and Fueling the Next Generation

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