Press Releases

  • 10.15.20

    New PHCC—National President Hunter Botto Poised to Strengthen Membership, Leverage Opportunities in a Pandemic World

    Prepared to help member contractors “work smarter, not harder,” gain strength in numbers, and leverage pandemic-related challenges into new opportunities, Hunter Botto was installed as the newest president of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Oct. 1 during PHCCCONNECT2020.  

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  • 10.14.20

    PHCCCONNECT2020: Bringing Us All Together Through the Power of Technology

    Determined to safely proceed with a reimagined annual convention despite challenges presented by a global pandemic, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) tapped into creativity, adaptability and modern technology to host a virtual PHCCCONNECT2020, Sept. 30 - Oct. 1. The comprehensive event – the first annual convention held online in the association’s 138-year history – provided a rewarding opportunity for p-h-c contractors, industry partners and PHCC’s affiliated groups to reconnect as an industry. 

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  • 10.07.20

    An Exclusive Look Inside PHCCCONNECT2020: Root for a decisive election, analyst says

    Americans should root for a decisive victory – by either side – in November’s election, said political analyst Nathan Gonzalez, editor and publisher of Inside Elections. If the election comes down to a couple thousand votes for either president or control of the Senate, it will be hard for the nation to move forward.

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  • 10.07.20

    PHCC, Delta Recognize the Plumbing Industry’s Contractor of the Year and Apprentice of the Year

    Sponsored by Delta Faucet Company, PHCC’s Plumbing Contractor of the Year and Plumbing Apprentice of the Year awards have become symbols of excellence throughout the industry. This year, the organizations proudly recognized Cory Hoopes of Focus Plumbing in Nevada as the PHCC Plumbing Contractor of the Year, and Ed Zalko, a third-year apprentice with PHCC’s Greater Sacramento Area (GSA) Plumbing Apprentice Program, as the PHCC Plumbing Apprentice of the Year. The award recipients were honored during the PHCCCONNECT2020 Awards Ceremony, a virtual event this year.

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  • 10.06.20

    Eric Sell of Mock Plumbing and Mechanical Receives PHCC Plumbing Instructor of the Year Award

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) presented its annual Plumbing Instructor of the Year Award to Eric Sell, with Mock Plumbing and Mechanical of Savannah, Georgia, Oct. 1 at PHCCCONNECT2020 Virtual Conference.

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  • 10.06.20

    Victor Schmidt from Iowa Named PHCC HVAC Instructor of the Year

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) presented its annual HVAC Instructor of the Year Award to Victor Schmidt, a teacher at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, since 2001.  The recognition occurred Oct. 1 during PHCCCONNECT2020.

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  • 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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