Member News

  • 09.27.21

    A Year of “Last Times”

    It is amazing that over six years have passed since I began my tenure as PHCC’s chief staff officer and this year has been filled with many “last times.” It’s been the last time for building budgets, preparing strategic plans, visiting corporate partners and sponsors, presenting at chapter conventions, participating in media podcasts, attending Alliance meetings, writing this PHCC CEO Team Brief, and now constructing our face-to-face PHCCCONNECT2021.

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  • 09.13.21

    Membership Recruitment Reminder

    As the PHCC National team enters into its renewal efforts, membership value needs to be front and center for the upcoming year. While it’s been a major focus area within the PHCC strategic plan, the federation is not growing sufficiently to outpace members who’ve left, in addition to recruiting new members.

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  • 07.01.21

    PHCCCONNECT2021: Build for the Future with the P-H-C industry’s Best

    At PHCCCONNECT20221, Oct. 20-22 in Kansas City, Missouri, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) is primed to deliver a program full of exactly the right type of high-caliber lessons, insights and valuable connections p-h-c contractors need to build their businesses for the future.

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  • 06.16.21

    PHCC 2021 VIRTUAL Legislative Conference Gives P-H-C Professionals the Power to Shape Infrastructure Policy

    For the first time ever, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) hosted its annual legislative conference in a virtual format, providing PHCC members, chapter executives and industry partners the opportunity talk directly with legislators despite access restrictions on Capitol Hill.

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  • 05.19.21

    Safety for Staff and Community

    As virus infections increased around the world, the PHCC staff began teleworking from home in March 2020. A significant investment in improved cloud technology and infrastructure approved by the PHCC Board of Directors a few years earlier, enabled the staff to operate remotely without any interruption in providing a full range of member services and benefits.

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  • 05.19.21

    PHCC Brings Resources, Value to Members During Pandemic

    After more than a year since the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the world, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) reflects upon the many ways it helped members—our country’s essential workers—to protect public health, safety and the environment during the crisis. National fear and chaos reinforced the need for the plumbing and HVACR industry to come together and maintain high standards. PHCC was there to guide the way.

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  • 05.18.21

    Michael R. Copp Announces Retirement Plans As PHCC—National Association EVP

    Michael R. Copp, executive vice president of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC), has formally announced that he will retire from PHCC in December 2021. “We appreciate the many significant contributions Michael made for the organization over the past six years,” said PHCC President Hunter Botto. “Thanks to his leadership, PHCC made considerable progress in fulfilling important strategic goals and positioning PHCC members as the ‘contractors of choice’ in their markets. The association is now well positioned to achieve sustained growth and further our mission of advancing the industry through education and training to protect public health, safety and the environment.”

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  • 04.20.21

    A Thank You to the PHCC Family

    While this was intended to be an article about moving forward after our unimaginable tragedy, this missive is really a thank-you letter to our PHCC brothers and sisters – our PHCC family, who have provided us continued strength and hope. As many of you know, GSM Services lost two well-respected HVAC service technicians, James Lewis and Robert Shook, who were killed during a mass shooting on the afternoon of April 7th in Rock Hill, South Carolina. These were two of our best, and my brother Steven and I, along with the rest of the GSM organization, are strengthened more than ever with all the love, compassion, and outreach from the PHCC family and p-h-c community.

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  • 04.12.21

    PHCC—National Association Shocked and Saddened;
    Two GSM Services Technicians Killed in Mass Shooting

    PHCC—National Association is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of GSM Services employee James Lewis, a HVAC service technician who was killed during a mass shooting that took place April 7 in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Mr. Lewis was one of two HVAC service technicians working on a couple’s home when a gunman entered the residence and ...

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  • 04.09.21

    PHCC Welcomes ACP Members

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) is pleased to announce 45 new and returning Association of Contracting Plumbers of the City of New York, Inc. (ACP) members into PHCC. "The Association of Contractor Plumbers of New York City (ACP) is thrilled to be a part of the PHCC—National Association,” said Rob Greenberg, president of the ACP of New York City. “As a 140-year-old contractor organization, we are aware of the value of working collaboratively on a variety of matters to develop and maintain New York City, from ensuring clean drinking water to embracing technology for clean green energy..."

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