Business Management

  • 04.05.19

    Learn Tips on Efficiency, Manpower, and Safety from PHCC Contractor

    Shortly after getting into a project to thread the carbon steel pipe needed for gas lines in a 96-unit townhouse complex, Pinnacle Plumbing switched to Viega MegaPressG.

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  • 04.04.19

    Advocacy News

    Federal Judge Blocks Expanded Access to Association Health Plans

    U.S. District Judge John Bates in Washington, D.C., ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in an Association Health Plan (AHP) lawsuit filed by 12 states who claimed that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) exceeded its statutory authority in a rulemaking that opened up opportunities for multi-employer AHPs.

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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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  • 02.22.19

    Our Own Conversation with Luis Gonzales

    “If we can improve our conversations with others …we can build trust and strengthen relations, which equals improved results.” Luis Gonzales

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  • 01.17.19

    See What CONNECT 2019 is All About in Our New Video!

    Why do so many attendees refer to PHCC’s CONNECT as a “must come to” event? See for yourself during this new two-minute video. For Dan Callies of Oak Creek Plumbing, it’s his time to raise the level of his business “being from in the business to working on your business.” Find out what else he and others say about CONNECT … and why you should put CONNECT 2019 – Oct. 2-4 in Indianapolis, Indiana – on your calendar today!

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  • 01.17.19

    Specialized Spring Meetings: Find Your Perfect Fit

    Check out the latest events from QSC, CCA and UAC to see just how these meetings can help you improve your business!

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  • 01.17.19

    Winter Edition of Solutions Magazine Focuses on Community

    If you haven’t read the latest issue of Solutions, you’re missing valuable reads on how your PHCC community can save you time and better your business.

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  • 01.17.19

    Economy in 2019: Slowing but Growing

    Despite increasing political uncertainty, a split Congress, trade concerns, financial-market volatility and slowing growth both here and abroad, the next 12 months should be decent. The odds of a recession have roughly doubled but remain relatively low – about 25 percent – despite being just a few months away from the longest economic recovery in U.S. history. While growth is slowing everywhere, inflationary pressures are surprisingly tepid. As a result, the Fed will have the luxury of raising rates at a very leisurely pace and thus hopefully avoid prematurely ending the continuing, albeit slowing, expansion that we will experience in 2019.

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  • 12.19.18

    QSC Power Meeting 2019: Achieving Success One “Fierce” Conversation at a Time

    Among a line-up of high-caliber sessions is a workshop based on author Susan Scott’s “Fierce Conversations,” where we’ll prepare you for the conversations that you should be having, says Dan Callies, chairman of the Board of Trustees for QSC.

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  • 11.29.18

    Advocacy News

    2018 Business Interest Deduction Changes

    As you may remember, the Tax Reform Act made many changes to the 2018 tax structure. One of these changes involves the deductibility of business interest expenses. For 2018, the deduction for business interest is limited to the sum of business interest income; 30% of the adjusted taxable income for the tax year; and the floor plan financing interest for the tax year. Any disallowed business …

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