Press Releases

  • 07.28.21

    Have a Plan! Pre-Construction Planning Taught as Key to Success at PHCC Foremen Workshop

    Have a Plan! Pre-Construction Planning Taught as Key to Success at PHCC Foremen Workshop Sponsored by A. O. Smith University, A. O. Smith and Kohler Company   “Every dollar we spend on pre-construction planning will return $4 to $6 in additional profit.” That simple statement from instructor Kirk Alter at the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation …

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  • 07.08.21

    Deadline to Submit Proposed Changes to 2024 National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC) is March 1

    In order to facilitate the development of an updated National Standard Plumbing Code — Illustrated (NSPC), the IAPMO NSPC Committee requests proposed changes to the 2021 NSPC. All proposals are due by March 1, 2022. Proposals accepted by the technical committee will appear in the 2024 NSPC. The NSPC uses an annual review process and publishes the complete code every three years. For a copy of …

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  • 07.08.21

    Foremen Learn the Value of Time at PHCC Workshop

    Foremen Learn the Value of Time at the PHCC Foremen Workshop Sponsored by A. O. Smith University, A. O. Smith and Kohler Company   The attendees of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation’s recent Super Foremen Workshop were surprised to learn just how much time is wasted on a typical construction project. In the workshop, attendees used a …

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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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  • 05.18.21

    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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  • 04.12.21

    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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  • 04.08.21

    Advocacy News

    PHCC 2021 VIRTUAL Legislative Conference
    June 15-16, 2021

    With a new Congress and new Presidential administration in power as the nation prepares for post-pandemic recovery, your opinion and voice are critical during this important year in American history! Make plans now to participate in the June 15-16 PHCC 2021 VIRTUAL Legislative Conference and educate lawmakers on the significant role our industry can play in rebuilding America’s infrastructure and economy. Plumbing and HVAC contractors have an opportunity to chart the course of the biggest investment in American infrastructure in more than half a century.

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  • 03.29.21

    PHCC Contractors on the Pandemic: Positive Signs One Year Later

    After a challenging year resulting from the global pandemic that hit full force in March 2020, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) reports that – one year later – there are signs that conditions are improving.

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