• 12.06.23

    Wholesaler Panel

    A Rock Star Playing Field

    In today’s ever-changing business landscape, strengthening the contractor/wholesaler channel is critical to survival. A recent general session at PHCCCONNECT2023 drilled deep into the conversation. “How does my supplier make me look like a rock star?” asked Dan Callies, president of Oak Creek Plumbing, Inc., Oak Creek, Wisconsin, during the “Collaborative Connections: Strengthening Supplier …

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  • 11.21.23

    PHCC Rising Leader Adam Meny

    See the Impactful Journey this Rising Leader Made While Growing His Family Legacy

    Written by this month's Rising Leader, Adam Meny. Growing up as a child in a family that owns a business can be stressful for a lot of people. That wasn’t the case for me. The family business has been growing and expanding into bigger and better things since the 1880’s and has now ventured on for five generations. Growing up in the family business with a father that is passionate about his work …

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  • 11.16.23

    Plumbing Instructor of the Year Award

    Tim Rutledge of California Named PHCC’s Plumbing Instructor of the Year

    Honoring those who have dedicated their careers to enriching the lives of plumbing students, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) named Tim Rutledge, a deeply committed instructor at the PHCC-GSA Training Facility in Sacramento, California, its 2023...

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  • 11.16.23


    Iowa’s Brian Millard Named PHCC’s HVAC Instructor of the Year

    Honoring outstanding instruction to students pursuing a career in the HVAC profession, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) awarded its 2023 HVAC Instructor of the Year award to Brian Millard of the PHCC of Iowa Apprenticeship Program...

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  • 11.16.23

    HVAC Contractor of the Year Award

    PHCC/Rheem HVAC Apprentice of the Year Awarded to Tyler Paul of Virginia

    Passionate about learning all he can, maintaining the utmost in professionalism, and leading by example, Tyler Paul received the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association’s (PHCC) 2023 HVAC Apprentice of the Year Award. PHCC Corporate Partner Rheem sponsored the award, which was presented Oct. 27 during PHCCCONNECT2023 in Cleveland, Ohio. As was announced during the awards …

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  • 11.15.23

    PHCC - Staff Awards

    Celebrating the Very Best of 2023

    2023 PHCC—National Awards 2023 Col. George D. Scott Award: Kevin Tindall, Windsor, New Jersey 2023 Plumbing Contractor of the Year (sponsored by Delta Faucet Co.): Rob and Tony Bertolino, Bertolino Plumbing & Heating, Virginia Beach, Virginia 2023 HVAC Contractor of the Year (sponsored by Rheem): Danny Reddick, Reddick & Sons Plumbing and HVAC, Manassas, Virginia 2023 “PHCC Safety!” …

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  • 11.13.23

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    PHCCCONNECT2023: A Testament to the Value of Solid Relationships

    Cleveland, Ohio, delivered a hometown welcome to an energetic group of p-h-c professionals as they gathered for PHCCCONNECT2023 in late October to make real progress on their plumbing and HVACR businesses … and to secure a strong future for the industry. The passion of PHCC’s people was on full display throughout the three-day event, reinforcing this year’s conference theme of “People. Passion. …

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  • 08.30.23

    Matt Leach Rising Leader

    PHCC Rising Leader Matt Leach

    Within five minutes of meeting Matt Leach, you know he is a plumber and that he loves his profession. Mr. Tubs Plumbing & Heating is known in the Philadelphia area as a reputable company providing quality services to its customers. As an ambassador for his organization, and his employees, Matt treats all customers with respect, and he is always willing to go the extra mile. Whether it's …

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  • 08.16.23

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    PHCCCONNECT2023: Rising Leaders Summit

    Mentoring has always been in the DNA of plumbing and HVACR contractors. It’s how they continue to ensure the future of their essential industry is in good hands. During an unprecedented one-day event in October, those contractors have a prime opportunity to give the rising leaders in their companies the confidence, expertise, and tools they need to manage others in their workplace settings now … and prepare them to be rockstar industry leaders tomorrow.

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  • 07.27.23

    Kira Hart

    PHCC Rising Leader Kira Hart

    As the daughter of a master plumber, Kira was born and raised in the trade. After graduating from high school in 2021, she decided to work full-time in the family business at Continental Plumbing Services in New Port Richey, Florida. She now works alongside her father Chad, mother Amy, and the remaining Continental team. Her first position was as an Office Assistant where she was able to assist …

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