Foundation News

  • 07.28.21

    Have a Plan! Pre-Construction Planning Taught as Key to Success at PHCC Foremen Workshop

    Have a Plan! Pre-Construction Planning Taught as Key to Success at PHCC Foremen Workshop Sponsored by A. O. Smith University, A. O. Smith and Kohler Company   “Every dollar we spend on pre-construction planning will return $4 to $6 in additional profit.” That simple statement from instructor Kirk Alter at the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation …

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  • 07.08.21

    Foremen Learn the Value of Time at PHCC Workshop

    Foremen Learn the Value of Time at the PHCC Foremen Workshop Sponsored by A. O. Smith University, A. O. Smith and Kohler Company   The attendees of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation’s recent Super Foremen Workshop were surprised to learn just how much time is wasted on a typical construction project. In the workshop, attendees used a …

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  • 03.24.21

    Live from the Studio – the PHCC Project Management Class

    How can you run a forty-plus hour, four-day Essentials of Project Management boot camp successfully run online? Partner with the professional crew at A. O. Smith University (AOSU) to provide the instruction over Zoom from their advanced video studio in Ashland City, Tennessee!

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  • 11.10.20

    Kirk Alter Teaching the Essentials of Project Management Class, Nov. 2020

    PHCC Project Management Boot Camp Goes Online

    How can you run a forty-plus hour, four-day Essentials of Project Management boot camp successfully run online? Partner with the professional crew at A. O. Smith University (AOSU) to provide the instruction over Zoom from their advanced video studio in Ashland City, Tennessee!

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  • 09.11.20

    Focus Flash Newsletter – September 2020 Issue

    In this issue - Countdown to CONNECT2020, online apprentice training is still growing and a curve that needs to be flattened - you can help.

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  • 09.11.20

    Focus Flash Newsletter – August 2020 Issue

    Flattening the contributions curve, farewell to Lorraine and congrats to 55 brand new scholarship winners.

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  • 07.08.20

    Focus Flash Newsletter – July 2020 Issue

    In this issue - Here are the Foundation programs that are available, what's new and what's on hold. What else would be helpful for you?

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  • 06.11.20

    Focus Flash Newsletter – June 2020 Issue

    In this issue - Get online learning the way you like it - complete a quick survey to tell us how that is. Plus a big thank you to the folks in Louisville who made our SkillsUSA Plumbing contests a success.

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  • 06.11.20

    Focus Flash Newsletter – May 2020 Issue

      May 2020 In this issue - A new set of software tools to help with pricing and labor impacts due to COVID, pre-apprentice training interest leaps and saying goodbye to Walter - a founder and a friend. Keep safe and tap the resources available to you - we will get through this together! Our Thanks to Focus Flash Sponsor What is COVID Costing You?     We have new additions to our toolbox of …

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  • 05.04.20

    Make a Gift, Make a Difference

      It is in times of crisis that we show who we truly are, and I am proud of my fellow PHCC members.   Contractors are proving that we are essential as we work to expand medical treatment facilities and keep those customers stuck at home safe & comfortable. Thank you to all who are doing great work!   My name is Craig Lewis, a PHCC contractor from College Station, Texas. I'm also …

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