• 02.12.24

    Economic Outlook

    2024 Economic Outlook

    A look at the latest economic and employment trends … and how you as plumbing and HVACR contractors can use them to identify where growth will occur and possibly shift your strategies. As plumbing and HVACR contractors face a host of both business challenges and opportunities this year, strategic planning and adaptability will be key factors in your company achieving success. With this report, …

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  • 02.05.24

    phcp pros

    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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  • 01.24.24

    Bradford White Water Heaters

    U.S. HVAC Regulatory Environment – What to Expect in 2024

    Happy New Year everyone! After what we at Bradford White hope was a relaxing holiday season for you and your family, legislative and regulatory bodies at all levels of government are beginning to go back to work. In this post, we’ll examine what we expect to see from them in 2024 at each level of government, and how it may impact the HVAC industry. Federal The United States Department of Energy  …

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  • 01.22.24


    SkillsUSA Selects Plumbing and Heating Competitor for WorldSkills 2024

    Please see the below release from SkillsUSA on Brady Kroll, who has been chosen as the official competitor for Plumbing and Heating at the 2024 WorldSkills Competition. PHCC—National Association, PHCC Educational Foundation, IAPMO, and the United Association are all proud to be sponsors of Brady's trip to compete in France.  Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA has selected Brady Kroll of Barnesville,. …

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  • 12.12.23

    Cornetta plumber

    We’re Environmentalists by Trade

    As plumbing and HVAC contractors, we are typically blue collar, self-employed, hard-working, and patriotic tradesmen and tradeswomen carrying the weight of the U.S. economy through essential services that Americans literally cannot live without. Plumbers and HVAC contractors have a constitutional right, like any citizen, to petition their government for a redress of grievances, a right enshrined …

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  • 12.12.23

    Women in Industry Luncheon

    Women Speak Out at PHCCCONNECT2023

    It was a busy day at PHCCCONNECT2023 in Cleveland, Ohio, when guests gathered for a luncheon that would prove as informative as the food was tasty. The Women in the Industry Luncheon – Unlocking Potential and Breaking Barriers: Fostering Success for Women in the Trades through Gender …

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  • 12.06.23

    Wholesaler Panel

    A Rock Star Playing Field

    In today’s ever-changing business landscape, strengthening the contractor/wholesaler channel is critical to survival. A recent general session at PHCCCONNECT2023 drilled deep into the conversation. “How does my supplier make me look like a rock star?” asked Dan Callies, president of Oak Creek Plumbing, Inc., Oak Creek, Wisconsin, during the “Collaborative Connections: Strengthening Supplier …

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  • 11.21.23

    PHCC Rising Leader Adam Meny

    See the Impactful Journey this Rising Leader Made While Growing His Family Legacy

    Written by this month's Rising Leader, Adam Meny. Growing up as a child in a family that owns a business can be stressful for a lot of people. That wasn’t the case for me. The family business has been growing and expanding into bigger and better things since the 1880’s and has now ventured on for five generations. Growing up in the family business with a father that is passionate about his work …

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  • 11.20.23


    Climate Change Policies’ Pipe Dreams

    This article was written by guest columnist Terry O'Brien, Executive Vice President for the Association of Contracting Plumbers of the City of New York, and Senior Director for the Plumbing Foundation City of New York. In light of Climate Week NYC, which occurred September 17-22, I would be remiss if I did not address a topic that has universal impact and is important to so many of us: combating …

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  • 11.16.23


    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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