Press Releases

  • 01.14.22

    PHCC Past President and Industry Leader Raymond R. “Dick” Irwin Passes Away

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (Jan. 14, 2022) – It is with great sadness that the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) reports the passing of Raymond R. “Dick” Irwin, PHCC—National past president (1985-1986), a driving force behind the creation of the PHCC Educational Foundation, and a highly respected leader in the plumbing-heating-cooling industry. Irwin, of Palm Beach Gardens, …

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  • 12.01.21

    Michael Copp Honored with the AHRI Public Service Award

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) 2015-2021 Chief Executive Officer Michael Copp was awarded the prestigious Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) Public Service Award on Nov. 16 during the AHRI virtual Leadership Forum. This award acknowledges individuals who make significant contributions to the North American HVACR and water heating …

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  • 11.02.21

    PHCCCONNECT2021: Reconnecting … Live and In Person. Celebrating Today and Preparing for Tomorrow.

    “It’s so good to be back together again … and to reconnect and celebrate our successes,” said 2020-2021 PHCC—National Association President Hunter Botto. This sentiment was shared by 2021-2022 PHCC President Joel Long by saying, “People want to be united!,” And united we were at PHCC’s 139th annual conference and technology showcase – PHCCCONNECT2021, Oct. 20-22 in Kansas City, Missouri – where hundreds of plumbing and HVAC contractors and industry partners were excited to move on from 19 months of COVID-related challenges, celebrate together, and prepare their businesses for what’s next.

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  • 11.01.21

    Celebrating the Very Best of 2021

    PHCC—National Awards Program: 2021 Winners

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  • 10.28.21

    William Mock of Georgia Honored As PHCC’s HVAC Contractor of the Year

    Dedicated to providing quality, sustainable solutions for his customers and continuous education and training for his employees, William Mock of Mock Plumbing & Mechanical, Inc. was honored as the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association’s (PHCC’s) 2021 HVAC Contractor of the Year. The association presented the award – sponsored by PHCC HVAC Partner Rheem – during its annual conference, PHCCCONNECT2021, held in Kansas City, Missouri.

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  • 10.28.21

    PHCC’s Plumbing Contractor of the Year Award Presented to Paul Ongaro of California and James Lindsey of Virginia

    Recognized as a symbol of excellence in the plumbing industry, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association’s (PHCC’s) Plumbing Contractor of the Year award was presented this year to two deserving professionals: Paul Ongaro of Ongaro & Sons in California and James Lindsey of Lindsey Brothers, Inc., in Virginia.

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  • 10.27.21

    2021 Plumbing Apprentices

    2021 National Apprentice Contest Winners Announced

    The PHCC Educational Foundation is proud to announce the winners of the national plumbing and HVAC apprentice contests, held October 21st & 22nd in Kansas City, Missouri.

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  • 10.27.21

    Trade School Director Jim Fusco Named PHCC’s HVAC Instructor of the Year

    With nearly 50 years of experience in the HVAC profession, and dedication to the future of that industry as director and owner of Granite State Trade School in New Hampshire, Jim Fusco was named the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association’s (PHCC’s) 2021 HVAC Instructor of the Year. The award – sponsored by PHCC Corporate Partner Milwaukee Tool – was announced Oct. 21 during PHCCCONNECT2021, the association’s annual conference, held in Kansas City, Missouri.

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  • 10.27.21

    Jim & Sandy STack with Kevin & Kathy Tindall

    Jim and Sandy Stack Join the PHCC Educational Foundation Board of Governors

    Jim and Sandy Stack have been named to the PHCC Educational Foundation's Board of Governors. This distinguished group is responsible for guiding the development of industry education and training programs for contractors and their employees.

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  • 10.27.21

    Jonathan Moyer and Kevin Tindall

    Jonathan and Susan Moyer Join the PHCC Educational Foundation Board of Governors

    Jonathan and Susan Moyer have been named to the PHCC Educational Foundation's Board of Governors. This distinguished group are major donors to the Foundation and responsible for guiding the development of industry education and training programs for contractors and their employees.

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