• 06.07.23

    PHCC Legislative Conference Coverage

    PHCC Legislative Conference Covered by the ACHR News

    Matt Jachman of ACHR News wrote a piece on his time attending the 2023 PHCC Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. Matt was able to tag along for multiple meetings on Capitol Hill between legislators and...

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  • 06.01.23

    Legislative Meeting Stats Vertical

    PHCC Legislative Conference: Expertise on Capitol Hill

    FALLS CHURCH, VA. — The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors–National Association (PHCC) welcomed PHCC members, chapter executives, and corporate partners to Washington, D.C., May 16-17, to meet with lawmakers and educate them on energy, economic, and workforce policies that are important to the industry and consumers. Before heading to Capitol Hill as industry experts, members first heard from …

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  • 04.26.23

    Bradford White Energy

    For State Energy Policies, the Only Thing Certain is Uncertainty

    As states wrap up or continue their 2023 legislative sessions, nearly all of them have weighed in on the topic of natural gas. Hawaii and Rhode Island have introduced legislation this year hoping to enact all-electric policies statewide on the heels of dozens of communities throughout California who have previously enacted these ordinances, which effectively ban the use of natural gas in new …

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  • 12.21.22

    Election News

    WIOA Grants: A Valuable Resource for Your Training Programs

    The Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA, originally Workforce Investment Act [WIA]) was reauthorized in 2014, continuing a popular workforce grant program originally started in 1998 to help jobseekers find employment and training opportunities to secure work in high-demand fields. With the current workforce shortage, combined with shifts in the post-pandemic labor market, WIOA is …

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  • 11.15.22

    Election News

    What Do Midterm Election Results Mean for PHCC?

    This has been a historic, if not unusual, midterm election season. Republicans have just secured a razor-thin majority in the House of Representatives. House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) will be the next Speaker of the House. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) are stepping down from their leadership roles, making way for a new generation of …

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  • 11.11.22

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    Turning Likes into Donations: SupplyHouse.com’s Annual Giving Campaign Returns

    "Trade Tuesday" will support the skilled trades with major donations and giveaways. MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SupplyHouse.com, a leading e-commerce supplier for the heating, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical trades, is planning a major giving campaign that aims to provide generational support to tradespeople...

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  • 11.09.22

    Industry Panel

    Industry Spotlight: A Time to Rise

    Monumental concerns in the industry – from supply chain issues and inflation to electrification and decarbonization – challenge contractors and manufacturers alike to be ready to rise above the fray. On September 28, Hurricane Ian, a Category 4 storm, hit the Florida coast, leaving a trail of destruction...

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  • 08.18.22

    Election News

    Inflation Reduction Act: The Tradeoffs Aren’t Worth It

    PHCC legislative staff is looking through the 700+ page bill to understand its full impact on contractors. Below is what we have learned about the pros and cons of this bill thus far. PROS AND CONS What we like: There are tax incentives for contractors that perform work improving the energy efficiency of their customers’ homes and businesses, and tax credits have been increased for homeowners …

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  • 03.30.22

    Joe Cornetta Headshot

    The Environmentalism of Professional Plumbing & HVAC Contractors

    This op-ed was prepared by PHCC National Vice President Joe Cornetta during recent PHCC of Long Island efforts to oppose a proposed ban of the use of clean-burning natural gas, propane and oil in new construction. See this article for more details.

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  • 03.28.22


    PHCC on the Front Lines in the Battle to Protect Fuel Choice in New York; Battles Heat up in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

    The New York State Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC), and its state and local counterparts across the country oppose efforts to eliminate the use of natural gas.

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