Business Management

  • 12.12.22

    Finance Bootcamp 1 (7)

    PHCC’s New Finance Bootcamp: A Training Must for Any Business Owner

    After much anticipation by its member contractors, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) has launched all nine modules of its new Finance Bootcamp. Developed as basic training for business owners and their staff, these self-paced courses will help learners understand the fundamentals of finance so they can make informed, strategic decisions for the financial health …

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  • 12.07.22

    Business Intelligence and Dave Frame

    Dave Frame Leverages Business Intelligence Insights in Plumbing & Mechanical’s Industry Look-Ahead

    Nicole Krawcke of Plumbing & Mechanical recently published the article PHVAC Industry Experts Remain Cautiously Optimistic for 2023, the publication's piece on 2023's market outlook. PHCC–National Association President Dave Frame was quoted numerous times, mentioning multiple PHCC departments and initiatives but heavily leveraging PHCC Business Intelligence department insights in his: …

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  • 07.21.22

    Bath & Kitchen Pro eBook ft. PHCC Business Intelligence Department

    PHCC Business Intelligence Department Quoted in Bath & Kitchen Pro eBook

    The Bath & Kitchen Pro eBook compiled by the BNP Media Plumbing Group featured an article "Bath & Kitchen Market Outlook 2022: Economic Indicators for Both the Residential and Commercial Sectors" which included insights from the recently launched, PHCC Business Intelligence Department.

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  • 07.20.22

    Plumbing & Mechanical

    PHCC Contractors Create In-House Training—Plumbing & Mechanical

    A recent Plumbing & Mechanical Magazine article showed how contractors and PHCC members CroppMetcalfe and Carolina Cool create in-house training for plumbing & HVAC techs. Tony Troiana, GM for Carolina Cool, said "PHCC is a great organization to team up with for in-house training." Read the rest of the quotes and the full Plumbing & Mechanical Magazine article by following the below …

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  • 07.08.21

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    Deadline to Submit Proposed Changes to 2024 National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC) is March 1

    In order to facilitate the development of an updated National Standard Plumbing Code — Illustrated (NSPC), the IAPMO NSPC Committee requests proposed changes to the 2021 NSPC. All proposals are due by March 1, 2022. Proposals accepted by the technical committee will appear in the 2024 NSPC. The NSPC uses an annual review process and publishes the complete code every three years. For a copy of …

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  • 05.14.21

    PHCC - Staff

    PHCC Contractor Sentiment Survey

    We produced another PHCC Contractor Sentiment survey this spring. 92% of respondents were plumbing contractors and 55% were HVACR contractors who responded to this survey, albeit some plumbing contractors also provide HVACR services. With the economy growing by 6.4% in the first quarter, according to CNN on April 30, 2021, there is greater optimism and increased consumer confidence in this economic recovery.

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  • 03.24.21

    Advocacy News

    Rolling Back Regulations is a Reality

    The Biden-Harris Administration continues to roll back regulations enacted during the previous administration. Two proposed rulemakings that withdraw rules have been released for public comment. In the newly released proposed rules, the withdrawal of the Independent Contractor Final Rule is based on several reasons

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  • 02.24.21

    Advocacy News

    Another COVID Relief Bill Slated to Pass House by End of Week

    The U.S. House of Representatives is going through the procedural motions to pass the American Rescue Plan, the fifth comprehensive COVID relief bill. It is expected to pass the House by Friday, Feb. 26, though it may have to overcome a few hurdles in the Senate. The bill is a major Biden administration priority that will provide additional emergency funding to state and local governments to fight the pandemic and mitigate its economic and public health consequences.

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  • 02.24.21

    Advocacy News

    PHCC Joins With Industry Counterparts to Support the National Apprenticeship Act

    Earlier this month, PHCC joined with the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO); the Union of Plumbers, Fitters, Welders, and Service Techs (United Association, or UA); and Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) to celebrate the passage of the National Apprenticeship Act (NAA) in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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