• 01.29.21

    The Future of Membership

    One of the areas that PHCC National is exploring is governance – especially as it relates to membership. In preparing for those conversations, I reviewed Sarah L. Sladek’s (2011) book, The End of Membership As We Know It; Building the Fortune-Flipping, Must-Have Association of the Next Century, and took away some key concepts that I think are worth sharing.

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  • 01.26.21

    It’s All About Tangible Value

    I have had an exciting couple of months getting my legs under me and learning what it means to be a PHCC team member. I appreciate the warm welcome I received as I embarked on my “listening tour” these past few weeks, and look forward to meeting many more folks over the next several months.

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  • 01.20.21

    Company Culture is the Difference Maker

    In the workplace, attitudes are infectious. Confusion, negativity, apathy and disengagement may not be verbally communicated but you should recognize that your employees are the first to consume your message. Consequently, your brand may suffer externally. If you don’t use culture to coach your people, it will use you!

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  • 12.11.20

    With Heartfelt Thanks for a Year Shaped By Your Passion and Resilience

    As we move into the final weeks of 2020, I am so proud of our members’ contributions and perspectives throughout this extremely challenging year. Despite a pandemic, protests, a recession, wildfires, hurricanes and a contested presidential election, our Association and our industry continue to demonstrate resilience and determination that, in a larger sense, define this great nation. PHCC members carry on with hope in their eyes and a bone in their teeth as they protect the health and safety of everyone and our planet.

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  • 11.18.20

    A Message from PHCC President Hunter Botto
    PHCC Members: Let’s Make It Happen!

    You would think that assuming the helm of an organization during the height of a global pandemic would be daunting, but when the organization is PHCC and I see every day all the ways the association is helping its members (and members are helping each other), it actually has me excited about our future.

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  • 11.18.20

    PHCC Recognizes Moen as Newest Executive Level Sponsor

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) announced that long-time PHCC supporter, Moen, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial faucets, kitchen/bath accessories and bath safety products, is a new executive level sponsor. This status recognizes Moen’s commitment to the association and its initiatives to support professional contractors across the nation.

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  • 10.15.20

    New PHCC—National President Hunter Botto Poised to Strengthen Membership, Leverage Opportunities in a Pandemic World

    Prepared to help member contractors “work smarter, not harder,” gain strength in numbers, and leverage pandemic-related challenges into new opportunities, Hunter Botto was installed as the newest president of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Oct. 1 during PHCCCONNECT2020.  

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  • 10.14.20

    PHCCCONNECT2020: Bringing Us All Together Through the Power of Technology

    Determined to safely proceed with a reimagined annual convention despite challenges presented by a global pandemic, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) tapped into creativity, adaptability and modern technology to host a virtual PHCCCONNECT2020, Sept. 30 - Oct. 1. The comprehensive event – the first annual convention held online in the association’s 138-year history – provided a rewarding opportunity for p-h-c contractors, industry partners and PHCC’s affiliated groups to reconnect as an industry. 

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  • 10.07.20

    PHCC, Delta Recognize the Plumbing Industry’s Contractor of the Year and Apprentice of the Year

    Sponsored by Delta Faucet Company, PHCC’s Plumbing Contractor of the Year and Plumbing Apprentice of the Year awards have become symbols of excellence throughout the industry. This year, the organizations proudly recognized Cory Hoopes of Focus Plumbing in Nevada as the PHCC Plumbing Contractor of the Year, and Ed Zalko, a third-year apprentice with PHCC’s Greater Sacramento Area (GSA) Plumbing Apprentice Program, as the PHCC Plumbing Apprentice of the Year. The award recipients were honored during the PHCCCONNECT2020 Awards Ceremony, a virtual event this year.

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  • 10.06.20

    Eric Sell of Mock Plumbing and Mechanical Receives PHCC Plumbing Instructor of the Year Award

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) presented its annual Plumbing Instructor of the Year Award to Eric Sell, with Mock Plumbing and Mechanical of Savannah, Georgia, Oct. 1 at PHCCCONNECT2020 Virtual Conference.

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