• 12.21.22

    Election News

    WIOA Grants: A Valuable Resource for Your Training Programs

    The Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA, originally Workforce Investment Act [WIA]) was reauthorized in 2014, continuing a popular workforce grant program originally started in 1998 to help jobseekers find employment and training opportunities to secure work in high-demand fields. With the current workforce shortage, combined with shifts in the post-pandemic labor market, WIOA is …

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  • 12.07.22

    Business Intelligence and Dave Frame

    Dave Frame Leverages Business Intelligence Insights in Plumbing & Mechanical’s Industry Look-Ahead

    Nicole Krawcke of Plumbing & Mechanical recently published the article PHVAC Industry Experts Remain Cautiously Optimistic for 2023, the publication's piece on 2023's market outlook. PHCC–National Association President Dave Frame was quoted numerous times, mentioning multiple PHCC departments and initiatives but heavily leveraging PHCC Business Intelligence department insights in his: …

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    Turning Likes into Donations:’s Annual Giving Campaign Returns

    "Trade Tuesday" will support the skilled trades with major donations and giveaways. MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --, 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 10.24.22

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    PHCCCONNECT2022: P-H-C Contractors Convene in the Queen City for Constructive Collaboration

    The convention halls in Charlotte, North Carolina, were bustling with close to 1,300 attendees and over 130 exhibitors at PHCCCONNECT2022, Oct. 5-7. Excitement was in the air as PHCC also welcomed 61 young professionals to its new Rising Leaders Summit and hosted 74 new exhibitors on the tradeshow floor this year. But far more important than the impressive numbers (overall attendance was up more …

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  • 09.05.22

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    PHCC Leaders the Focus of Two Recent Articles—PHCP PROS

    PHCP Pros recently published two articles with PHCC leaders as the main focus...

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  • 08.05.22

    PMI Plumber Shortage Story

    Plumber Shortage Costing Economy Billions of Dollars—PMI’s Ripple Effect Newsletter

    In the August 2022 issue of PMI’s Ripple Effect newsletter, PHCC Educational Foundation COO Cindy Sheridan weighs in on the plumber shortage and its effect on more than just our industry. Sharing insights on how to fill those plumbing jobs, Sheridan suggests that the industry make a better connection about the importance of clean water toward saving the environment.

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  • 07.20.22

    Plumbing & Mechanical

    PHCC Contractors Create In-House Training—Plumbing & Mechanical

    A recent Plumbing & Mechanical Magazine article showed how contractors and PHCC members CroppMetcalfe and Carolina Cool create in-house training for plumbing & HVAC techs. Tony Troiana, GM for Carolina Cool, said "PHCC is a great organization to team up with for in-house training." Read the rest of the quotes and the full Plumbing & Mechanical Magazine article by following the below …

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  • 11.02.21

    PHCCCONNECT2021: Reconnecting … Live and In Person. Celebrating Today and Preparing for Tomorrow.

    “It’s so good to be back together again … and to reconnect and celebrate our successes,” said 2020-2021 PHCC—National Association President Hunter Botto. This sentiment was shared by 2021-2022 PHCC President Joel Long by saying, “People want to be united!,” And united we were at PHCC’s 139th annual conference and technology showcase – PHCCCONNECT2021, Oct. 20-22 in Kansas City, Missouri – where hundreds of plumbing and HVAC contractors and industry partners were excited to move on from 19 months of COVID-related challenges, celebrate together, and prepare their businesses for what’s next.

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  • 08.17.21

    PHCC—National Association Announces Mark Ingrao as New CEO

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) is pleased to announce that Mark S. Ingrao, CCP, CAE, has been selected as its new chief executive officer (CEO). PHCC CEO Michael Copp will retire from PHCC in December 2021, and Ingrao officially assumes duties as CEO on Oct. 22 during PHCC’s Annual Business Meeting at PHCCCONNECT2021 in Kansas City, Missouri. Ingrao brings …

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