When a Voice Turns Into Action
Sometimes it takes a village – or at least a strong contingent of passionate contractors – to create change. By voicing our concerns in person about unfair utility competition, we hopefully put a face – and a story – with this important issue.read more >
Where Everybody Knows Your Name
PHCC President Ken Nielsen talks about his plans for the upcoming year. In an organization where everyone knows your name, there are opportunties abound.read more >
Congressional Letter: In Support of Carl D. Perkins Reauthorization
The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC), greatly appreciates the work of the Senate Health, Education Labor & Pension Committee toward reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act) – designed to help Americans develop the skills they need to compete for high-skilled, in-demand jobs.read more >
President’s Corner: Legislative Conference 2018. Honoring American Freedom, Inspiring the Next Generation
The week before Memorial Day weekend, PHCC members descended upon Washington, D.C. to plead their case regarding several very important industry issues during the 2018 Legislative Conference.read more >
President’s Corner: A Brilliant Workforce Solution That Now Can Work for You, Too!
You get them, too … those countless requests to advertise your company in the local high school football program or yearbook. Thanks to a brilliant idea from my son, we turned those requests into opportunities to promote “earn while you learn” training for our industry (and plug our company at the same time!).read more >
President’s Corner: The Board Does WHAT???
The PHCC—National Board of Directors recently met in Florida to discuss challenges, progress and issues of our association. Many of you may not know that the Board meets face-to-face three times per year—in the winter at various locations; during the spring at the Legislative Conference; and in the fall during CONNECT.read more >
President’s Corner: Giving Back
“Tis the season of giving,” as they say … the season of giving to our families, our friends and our loved ones. But now as we welcome the new year, I would like to say that this is the season to “give back.” As contractors, we devote much of our time and energy into making our businesses thrive and grow. Our employees are producing; things are humming along; there is money in the bank. Now what?read more >
President’s Corner: Enhanced Service Groups Make Connections That Matter
I have written a few times about how we, as association members, can enhance our PHCC experience by collaborating with our peers, manufacturers, vendors and members, to name a few. In this article, I want to focus on how we collaborate for success within our association through membership participation in our Enhanced Service Groups.read more >