Education

  • 06.04.24

    Bradford White Water Heaters

    DOE Final Rule on Commercial Water Heater Efficiency Standards Takes Effect in 2026

    Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a Final Rule for energy conservation standards for residential water heaters. While this topic has understandably caught the attention of many in our industry who are still working on examining and analyzing the document, it in some ways serves as a reminder that DOE has already finalized energy conservation standards for …

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  • 05.13.24

    PHCC Connect

    PHCC CONNECT 2024 Conference: A Stage for Forming Authentic Connections

    Plumbing and HVAC contractors are encouraged to register for event held on Oct. 7-10, 2024. FALLS CHURCH, Va. (May 13, 2024) — Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC), invites plumbing and HVAC contractors to make plans now to be part of PHCC CONNECT 2024.

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  • 04.24.24

    Bradford White Water Heaters

    CARB Proposes a Statewide Zero Emission Space and Water Standard

    On February 28, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) put forth a landmark proposal to require all space and water heater equipment sold in the state of California to meet zero-emissions by a set date. The proposal comes on the heels of the Zero-NOx space and water heating standards adopted by Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) in March 2023, and recent Zero-NOx water heating …

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  • 03.26.24

    Bradford White Water Heaters

    Proposed HFC Refrigerant Regulations Threaten Regulatory Stability

    At the beginning of this year, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) proposed amendments to how the state regulates HFC refrigerant gasses that are contained within appliances. While other states have been content to largely follow the lead established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on regulating these substances, DEC’s proposal represents an …

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  • 02.28.24

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    New PHCC Scholarship Opportunities

    The PHCC Educational Foundation's 2024 scholarship program is accepting applications now and features two new awards this year.

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  • 02.14.24

    Viega

    Viega Announces New Manufacturing Facility in Ohio

    The 180,000 sq. ft. plant in Mantua, Ohio, is actively under construction and is expected to be operational in early 2025. BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 25, 2023 – Viega, the industry leader in press technology for metal pipe fittings and valves, announced it will build a new manufacturing facility for its ProPress® and MegaPress® products in Mantua, Ohio, about 40 miles southeast of Cleveland. Viega …

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  • 02.05.24

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    PHCP Pros Covers Supplier-Contractor Relationship Panel

    Steve Smith of PHCP Pros presented this recap of the Supplier-Contractor Relationship Panel at PHCCCONNECT2023, held in Cleveland, Ohio, on Oct. 26, 2023. READ THE FULL ARTICLE FROM PHCP PROS HERE And don’t forget to mark your calendars for CONNECT in 2024! PHCCCONNECT2024 | Oct. 7-10 | Birmingham, Alabama  

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  • 12.14.23

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    Getting Social Grows Donations – SupplyHouse.com Provides $57,000 to Support Skilled Trades

    SupplyHouse.com, a leading e-commerce supplier for the heating, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical trades, is making a $57,000 contribution to the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) and the PHCC Educational Foundation in support of training and workforce development projects.

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  • 11.16.23

    Plumbing Instructor of the Year Award

    Tim Rutledge of California Named PHCC’s Plumbing Instructor of the Year

    Honoring those who have dedicated their careers to enriching the lives of plumbing students, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) named Tim Rutledge, a deeply committed instructor at the PHCC-GSA Training Facility in Sacramento, California, its 2023...

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  • 11.16.23

    HVAC

    Iowa’s Brian Millard Named PHCC’s HVAC Instructor of the Year

    Honoring outstanding instruction to students pursuing a career in the HVAC profession, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) awarded its 2023 HVAC Instructor of the Year award to Brian Millard of the PHCC of Iowa Apprenticeship Program...

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