Plumbing

  • 05.14.21

    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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  • 04.28.21

    Advocacy News

    PHCC ANALYSIS: Congress Debates Infrastructure;
    Key Provisions Impact P-H-C Contractors

    Since President Biden announced his administration’s ambitious plan to rebuild America’s infrastructure on March 31, debates for and against the proposal have dominated conversations in Washington and beyond. PHCC is watching these debates closely, as the current proposal includes several provisions that directly and indirectly affect contractors.  

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  • 04.23.21

    Minimizing Workplace Violence

    PHCC—National Association is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of GSM Services employees James Lewis and Robert Shook, two well-respected HVAC service technicians who were killed during a mass shooting that took place April 7 in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

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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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  • 04.19.21

    Advocacy News

    Let Your Voice Be Heard on the Big Issues!
    PHCC—National to Host Its First Virtual Legislative Conference

    Registration is now open for the PHCC 2021 Virtual Legislative Conference to be held on Tuesday, June 15, from 1 – 3 p.m. ET, and on Wednesday, June 16, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with congressional leaders to express their opinions about the help that is needed to support the p-h-c industry and our members. Take advantage of this critical opportunity to have your voice heard!

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  • 04.19.21

    IAPMO Starts UPC and UMC Update Cycle

    The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has announced the start of the revision cycle for the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and the Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC). The technical committees for both codes will meet virtually this year; these meetings are open to the public.

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  • 04.19.21

    International Code Council Committee Action Hearings Open This Month

    The International Code Council will conduct the 2021 Committee Action Hearings virtually for the first time in the organization’s history. The April 11 - May 5 virtual hearings will review proposed changes to the 2024 International Codes.

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  • 04.19.21

    Registration Opens for 2021 Emerging Water Technology Symposium

    Registration for the seventh biennial Emerging Water Technology Symposium (EWTS) is now open. This biennial event* continues to provide critical insight into the future of water-related industries. Produced in a virtual environment this year, the event is being offered at the reduced rate of $69. Nowhere else is such focused attention provided for professionals on all facets of optimizing the safe and efficient use of water. The virtual event, comprised of a three-hour program, takes place May 11-12 at 10 a.m. ET each day.

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  • 04.19.21

    Advocacy News

    President Biden Unveils Infrastructure Plan

    On March 31, President Joe Biden announced his administration’s ambitious plan to rebuild America’s infrastructure. The American Jobs Plan is an eight-year, $2.3 trillion proposal making significant investments in the country’s highways and bridges, ports, broadband networks, energy grids, buildings, and water infrastructure, which is aligned with the LIFT America Act introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in March. 

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  • 04.14.21

    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Names RWC Winner of Metro Atlanta Top Workplaces 2021 Award

    Reliance Worldwide Corporation (RWC) is a market leader and manufacturer of water control systems and plumbing solutions for residential and commercial applications. RWC has been honored with a Metro Atlanta Top Workplaces 2021 Award by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC). This was the company’s first time applying for a spot on the Top Workplaces list, which is solely based on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey, and is the first time the company is being honored.

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