PHCC News

  • 10.28.21

    PHCC’s Plumbing Contractor of the Year Award Presented to Paul Ongaro of California and James Lindsey of Virginia

    Recognized as a symbol of excellence in the plumbing industry, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association’s (PHCC’s) Plumbing Contractor of the Year award was presented this year to two deserving professionals: Paul Ongaro of Ongaro & Sons in California and James Lindsey of Lindsey Brothers, Inc., in Virginia.

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  • 10.27.21

    Trade School Director Jim Fusco Named PHCC’s HVAC Instructor of the Year

    With nearly 50 years of experience in the HVAC profession, and dedication to the future of that industry as director and owner of Granite State Trade School in New Hampshire, Jim Fusco was named the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association’s (PHCC’s) 2021 HVAC Instructor of the Year. The award – sponsored by PHCC Corporate Partner Milwaukee Tool – was announced Oct. 21 during PHCCCONNECT2021, the association’s annual conference, held in Kansas City, Missouri.

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  • 10.26.21

    Virginia’s Anthony Bertolino Named PHCC’s Plumbing Instructor of the Year

    Recognized for his outstanding leadership and dedication to his students at Norfolk Technical Center in Virginia, Anthony Bertolino was named the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association’s (PHCC’s) 2021 Plumbing Instructor of the Year. The award – sponsored by PHCC Corporate Partner Milwaukee Tool – was presented this week during PHCCCONNECT2021, the association’s annual conference, held in Kansas City, Missouri.

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  • 10.25.21

    For His Decades of Dedicated Service and Leadership in the Industry, Bill Jones Receives PHCC’s Col. George D. Scott Award

    Recognizing decades of devotion to his mission and to the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association, PHCC presented its highest honor, the Col. George D. Scott Award, to Jones during its annual awards ceremony, held Oct. 22 at PHCCCONNECT2021 in Kansas City, Missouri.

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  • 10.13.21

    A. O. Smith Supports PHCC as New Corporate Partner

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) announces that A. O. Smith, a leading provider and manufacturer of water heating and water treatment solutions, is the newest PHCC Corporate Partner.

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  • 09.27.21

    A Year of “Last Times”

    It is amazing that over six years have passed since I began my tenure as PHCC’s chief staff officer and this year has been filled with many “last times.” It’s been the last time for building budgets, preparing strategic plans, visiting corporate partners and sponsors, presenting at chapter conventions, participating in media podcasts, attending Alliance meetings, writing this PHCC CEO Team Brief, and now constructing our face-to-face PHCCCONNECT2021.

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  • 09.15.21

    Scorpion Becomes New PHCC Corporate Partner to Provide Digital Marketing Assistance to Members

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) announces that Scorpion, a leading provider of technology and services helping local businesses thrive, is the newest PHCC Corporate Partner. “Scorpion’s decision to elevate its involvement with our association means PHCC members will have exposure to many new benefits and opportunities, including the latest tools and …

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  • 09.13.21

    Membership Recruitment Reminder

    As the PHCC National team enters into its renewal efforts, membership value needs to be front and center for the upcoming year. While it’s been a major focus area within the PHCC strategic plan, the federation is not growing sufficiently to outpace members who’ve left, in addition to recruiting new members.

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  • 08.17.21

    PHCC—National Association Announces Mark Ingrao as New CEO

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) is pleased to announce that Mark S. Ingrao, CCP, CAE, has been selected as its new chief executive officer (CEO). PHCC CEO Michael Copp will retire from PHCC in December 2021, and Ingrao officially assumes duties as CEO on Oct. 22 during PHCC’s Annual Business Meeting at PHCCCONNECT2021 in Kansas City, Missouri. Ingrao brings …

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  • 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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