PHCC News

  • 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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  • 09.07.22

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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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  • 04.05.22

    PHCC Past National President Joe Schmitt Passes Away

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (April 5, 2022) – It is with great sadness that the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) reports the April 2, 2022, passing of Past National President Joe Schmitt (2008-2009) of Englewood, Ohio. He was a member of PHCC since 1968 and was a highly respected leader in the plumbing-heating-cooling industry. “Joe Schmitt’s steady leadership was just what …

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  • 03.16.22

    Solutions Magazine

    Naylor Association Solutions Partner, PHCC—National Wins Silver in 2022 TRENDY Awards for PHCC Solutions Magazine’s Winter 2021 Issue

    MCLEAN, Va., March 15, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Naylor Association Solutions, a leading provider of innovative association tools and services that strengthen member engagement and increase non-dues revenue, today celebrates its accolade earned in the 2022 TRENDY Awards, presented by Association Trends, an annual competition that recognizes the best marketing and communications pieces in the association and nonprofit community.

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  • 01.20.22

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    A Message from PHCC—National President Joel Long

    Listening with Purpose: Giving Us the Power to PLAN There’s nothing better than starting the new year with inspiration from those who share a common goal. Our PHCC Rocks podcasts certainly are motivating me – and hopefully you – with countless examples of positive leadership at play ... how PHCC chapter executives and contractor members are successfully recruiting members and employees, meeting …

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  • 01.19.22

    PHCC CEO Team Brief

    THANK YOU to our Valued Partners Strategic Partner:  Bradford White Corporation Corporate Partners: A.O. Smith, Federated Insurance, International Code Council, InSinkErator, Kohler Co., Milwaukee Tool, Rheem and Scorpion A Word of Congratulations and Thanks As I begin 2022 as your new CEO, I am filled with so much optimism about the future of the p-h-c industry and your association. Before I …

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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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  • 12.09.21

    When Things Go Sideways: Confronting Change and Uncertainty

    At PHCCCONNECT2021, experts tackle the industry’s most critical topics, including supply chain issues, regulations and the skilled labor shortage. Ordering from a limited menu at an industry dinner in Baltimore, it was somewhat peculiar that there wasn’t a crab selection, since we were right on the Inner Harbor known for its exquisite crab and seafood cuisine. The woman sitting next to me …

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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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  • 11.02.21

    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 by saying, “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 hundreds of plumbing and HVAC contractors and industry partners were excited to move on from 19 months of COVID-related challenges, celebrate together, and prepare their businesses for what’s next.

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