Press Releases

  • 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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  • 03.24.21

    Live from the Studio – the PHCC Project Management Class

    How can you run a forty-plus hour, four-day Essentials of Project Management boot camp successfully run online? Partner with the professional crew at A. O. Smith University (AOSU) to provide the instruction over Zoom from their advanced video studio in Ashland City, Tennessee!

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  • 02.09.21

    Plumbing Industry Allies Support National Apprenticeship Act of 2021

    The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States, Canada (UA), the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors — National Association (PHCC), and Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) applaud the House of Representatives for bipartisan passage of the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021 (H.R. 447) on Friday and strongly encourage the Senate to approve it as well.

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  • 11.23.20

    Plumbing Industry Allies Support National Apprenticeship Act of 2020

    Plumbing industry allies IAPMO, the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States, Canada (UA), and the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association – National Association (PHCC-NA) enthusiastically support passage of the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 (H.R. 8294) by the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill seeks to reauthorize the 1937 National Apprenticeship Act, which established the registered apprenticeship system, for the first time since its inception 83 years ago.

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  • 11.18.20

    PHCC Recognizes Moen as Newest Executive Level Sponsor

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) announced that long-time PHCC supporter, Moen, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial faucets, kitchen/bath accessories and bath safety products, is a new executive level sponsor. This status recognizes Moen’s commitment to the association and its initiatives to support professional contractors across the nation.

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  • 11.10.20

    Kirk Alter Teaching the Essentials of Project Management Class, Nov. 2020

    PHCC Project Management Boot Camp Goes Online

    How can you run a forty-plus hour, four-day Essentials of Project Management boot camp successfully run online? Partner with the professional crew at A. O. Smith University (AOSU) to provide the instruction over Zoom from their advanced video studio in Ashland City, Tennessee!

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