Regulatory

  • 01.29.20

    Advocacy News

    DOE Releases Final Process Rule That Addresses Energy Conservation Standards

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced its intent to publish its Final Rule, “Procedures, Interpretations, and Policies for Consideration of New or Revised Energy Conservation Standards for Consumer Products,” more commonly called the Process Rule. PHCC has been following this rule and remains supportive of these changes.

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  • 01.29.20

    Advocacy News

    White House Event Demonstrates Effectiveness of PHCC Advocacy

    Earlier this month, 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. PHCC enjoyed a private audience with the President’s senior advisors for an overview of our industry and the importance of registered apprenticeship to ensuring the continuity of the plumbing and HVAC trades.

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  • 01.29.20

    Advocacy News

    Energy Efficiency Tax Credits: What You Need to Know

    PHCC thanks its members who responded to the Legislative Alert last month to support passage of the extension of energy efficiency tax credits. Thanks to your outreach, Congress passed (and the President signed) a spending bill that included a clean extension of Sections 25C and 179D of the U.S. Tax Code, thus allowing American families and businesses to take advantage of federal tax credits for upgrading to energy-efficient HVAC systems in their homes and commercial buildings.

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