Press Releases

  • 10.02.20

    Plumb Works Inc. Receives 2020 PHCC Safety Award

    Federated Mutual Insurance Company proudly announces Plumb Works, Inc., is the 15th annual Safety First! PHCC Contractor of the Year. Owner Jerome Sabol accepted the award Oct. 1 at the Annual Business Meeting of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC), held during PHCCCONNECT2020. Plumb Works Inc., a family-owned plumbing service provider, has served the Atlanta, Georgia, area for more than 27 years.

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  • 10.02.20

    PHCC and Rheem Salute HVAC Contractor of the Year and Apprentice of the Year

    Recognizing excellence in today’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning profession – and in those building a future career in the industry – PHCC presented its HVAC Contractor of the Year award to Howard Arata of Nevada’s HTA Plumbing and Mechanical. HVAC Apprentice of the Year was awarded to Nolan Pridgen, a second-year apprentice in the online HVAC apprentice program through PHCC of North Carolina. Both honors, sponsored by Rheem, were presented this week during the PHCCCONNECT2020 Awards Ceremony, a virtual event this year.

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  • 06.19.20

    PHCCCONNECT2020 Goes Virtual to Provide a Dynamic, Interactive Online Experience

    With the health and safety of attendees, staff and the public top of mind during the current public health crisis, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) announces that it will offer its annual conference, PHCCCONNECT2020, in a virtual format. The event, scheduled for Sept. 30-Oct. 1, will offer a valued-packed online program, full of high-quality education and networking opportunities.

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  • 04.29.20

    PHCC Elevates A.O. Smith Corporation To New Executive Sponsorship Level

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) has elevated long-time Industry Associate A. O. Smith Corporation, a manufacturer of residential and commercial water heating equipment and boilers, as well as water treatment products, to a new Executive sponsorship level. This status was approved by the PHCC Board of Directors to recognize the significant contributions of this strong advocate of the organization.

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  • 04.22.20

    Power Meeting 2020 Recap: Attendees
    Learn How to Be Heard … Loud and Clear

    Power Meeting 2020 in San Diego, California, was unlike any other. Taking place in early March, COVID-19 was just starting to wreak havoc on U.S. businesses, requiring the 143 registrants to attend to their employees’ needs quickly and remotely over the 2½-day event and forcing some organic stops and starts during the Power Meeting programs.

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  • 03.20.20

    White House Identifies Plumbers as ‘Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers’ in Guidance for Response to COVID-19

    The President and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have issued a Coronavirus Guidance for America identifying plumbers and other tradespeople as “essential critical infrastructure workers” as our nation responds to the threat of COVID-19.

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  • 03.05.20

    PHCC of Massachusetts Contractors Help Stoneham Homeowner Without Heat and Hot Water

    Across the Baystate there are many families who struggle in silence during the winter months. Many studies have been done on the dilemma of choosing to "heat or eat," or using the stove for household heat because the furnace went out, bundling kids up in added layers because the cost of oil is too much and it’s not “that cold,” living in darkness for as long as possible because the electric bill didn’t make the cut this month, or just plain suffering in extreme weather.

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  • 01.29.20

    Milwaukee Tool to Open USA Manufacturing Plant in the Heart of Wisconsin

    Milwaukee Tool will once again expand its footprint in the United States (US) with the announcement of a new vertically integrated manufacturing plant in West Bend, WI. Located only 20 min from Milwaukee Tool’s Global Headquarters, the facility will manufacture new-to-market Hand Tools for professional electricians and utility linemen.

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  • 01.16.20

    PHCC Members Visit the White House for PHCC-Exclusive Ceremony

    On Tuesday, Jan. 14, PHCC members, state executives and staff were invited to the White House for an exclusive PHCC ceremony celebrating the association’s commitment to the Pledge to America’s Workers.

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  • 11.04.19

    Frank Bonetti Plumbing Earns 2019 PHCC Safety Award

    The 14th annual Safety First! Contractor of the Year Award was presented to Dan Bonetti of Castro Valley, CA. Federated Insurance presented the award on October 4, 2019 at the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling-Contractors–National Association’s PHCCCONNECT national convention held in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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