Regulatory

  • 11.15.22

    Election News

    What Do Midterm Election Results Mean for PHCC?

    This has been a historic, if not unusual, midterm election season. Republicans have just secured a razor-thin majority in the House of Representatives. House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) will be the next Speaker of the House. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) are stepping down from their leadership roles, making way for a new generation of …

    read more >
  • 11.11.22

    SupplyHouse.com Logo

    Turning Likes into Donations: SupplyHouse.com’s Annual Giving Campaign Returns

    "Trade Tuesday" will support the skilled trades with major donations and giveaways. MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SupplyHouse.com, a leading e-commerce supplier for the heating, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical trades, is planning a major giving campaign that aims to provide generational support to tradespeople...

    read more >
  • 11.09.22

    Industry Panel

    Industry Spotlight: A Time to Rise

    Monumental concerns in the industry – from supply chain issues and inflation to electrification and decarbonization – challenge contractors and manufacturers alike to be ready to rise above the fray. On September 28, Hurricane Ian, a Category 4 storm, hit the Florida coast, leaving a trail of destruction...

    read more >
  • 03.28.22

    Joel Long on electrification

    Joel Long on “The Unintended Consequences of the Electrification Movement”—ACHR News

    PHCC—National President Joel Long of GSM Services in Gastonia, North Carolina, will periodically weigh in on hot topics in the industry. Read what he had to say...

    read more >
  • 11.09.21

    Congress Sends Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill to President Biden

    On Friday evening, Nov. 5, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework where it now goes to the President for his signature. The $1.2 trillion legislation is the largest investment in U.S. infrastructure since the Eisenhower administration. Roughly half the cost of the proposal will be slated toward surface transportation projects, with the rest focused on- …

    read more >
  • 11.09.21

    New Vaccine Mandate for 100+ Employees; What You Need to Know

    OSHA has identified that SARS-Cov-2 and COVID-19 present a grave danger to employees and has promulgated this Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for the workplace. The ETS applies to employers of 100 or more employees and is effective as of Nov. 5, 2021 (the date of publication). The ETS shall remain in effect the grave danger no longer exists or OSHA determines the conditions revert to a …

    read more >
  • 04.19.21

    IAPMO Starts UPC and UMC Update Cycle

    The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has announced the start of the revision cycle for the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and the Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC). The technical committees for both codes will meet virtually this year; these meetings are open to the public.

    read more >
  • 04.19.21

    International Code Council

    International Code Council Committee Action Hearings Open This Month

    The International Code Council will conduct the 2021 Committee Action Hearings virtually for the first time in the organization’s history. The April 11 - May 5 virtual hearings will review proposed changes to the 2024 International Codes.

    read more >
  • 04.19.21

    Registration Opens for 2021 Emerging Water Technology Symposium

    Registration for the seventh biennial Emerging Water Technology Symposium (EWTS) is now open. This biennial event* continues to provide critical insight into the future of water-related industries. Produced in a virtual environment this year, the event is being offered at the reduced rate of $69. Nowhere else is such focused attention provided for professionals on all facets of optimizing the safe and efficient use of water. The virtual event, comprised of a three-hour program, takes place May 11-12 at 10 a.m. ET each day.

    read more >
  • 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.

    read more >