• 06.17.19

    Jobs Outlook Can Drive Membership Recruitment and Retention

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 480,600 plumbing jobs back in 2016, with positive growth expected for the next 10 years. “Employment of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters is projected to grow 16 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.” (Retrieved on May 3, 2019 from the World Wide Web at …

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  • 06.13.19

    PHCCCONNECT2019 Heads to Indianapolis Oct. 2 – 4 to Offer Best Practices, Connections, Technologies for Plumbing and HVACR Professionals

    PHCCCONNECT2019 heads to Indianapolis Oct. 2 - 4, 2019, to equip p-h-c contractors with solid strategies for streamlining processes, harnessing technologies, boosting profitability and building the future workforce.

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  • 06.06.19

    PHCC—National Association Responds to Governor’s Potential Two-Year Extension of Texas State Licensing Board

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association today extended thanks to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for hearing the cries of the plumbing industry and those it serves after the governor issued a positive message indicating he most likely would give the Texas state licensing board a two-year extension. The organization issued the following statement: “The plumbers across the nation are …

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  • 05.20.19

    Advocacy Means “Calling for Action”

    The PHCC Federation represents (as described back in 1883) a membership of “allied contractors” engaged in a “movement” dedicated to the “advancement and education of the plumbing and HVACR industry for the health, safety, and comfort of society and the protection of the environment.” 

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  • 05.15.19

    When a Voice Turns Into Action

    Sometimes it takes a village – or at least a strong contingent of passionate contractors – to create change. By voicing our concerns in person about unfair utility competition, we hopefully put a face – and a story – with this important issue.

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  • 05.03.19

    Focusing on Membership Recruitment

    As the PHCC National team wraps up its budget development process for 2019/20, clearly membership recruitment and retention need to be a primary focus for the next fiscal year.  While it’s been a major focus area within the PHCC strategic plan, the federation is not growing sufficiently to replenish members who’ve left, in addition to recruiting new members.  So how do we stack up overall?  PHCC …

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  • 03.22.19

    PHCC Strategic Preparation

    Paul D. Meyer, is President and Co-CEO of Tecker International, LLC, and recently conducted and annual strategic review with PHCC National Association.

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  • 03.13.19

    PHCC Supports March 18-24 Fix-a-Leak Week

    A partner of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) WaterSense since the program’s inception in 2006, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) encourages all plumbing professionals to educate consumers on how to check for leaks and save water and money. The EPA’s annual Fix-a-Leak Week – which, this year, is March 18-24 – is a prime opportunity to spread …

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  • 03.07.19

    March 11 is World Plumbing Day

    A proud member of the World Plumbing Council (WPC), the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) encourages all those in the plumbing industry to actively participate in World Plumbing Day on Monday, March 11.

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  • 02.28.19

    2019: Helping Our Members Thrive

    2019 is the Chinese Year of the Brown Earth Pig (aardvark). Unlike the aardvark, we will not be sticking our head in the ground, but rather looking above the berm to see how we can help contractors thrive.

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