• 04.03.24

    CEO Business and People Message: Cindy Sheridan

    Bringing out the Best in People

    Open communication. Emotional intelligence. Workplace Culture. We keep hearing these buzzwords as areas that we – as leaders – should place more focus. But how do they really translate? When it comes to action, what should we really be doing to build and maintain a welcoming and successful organization? Since I came onboard as PHCC’s chief executive officer, the folks here at PHCC—National have …

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  • 03.18.24

    Solutions - Header - Recruitment

    Solutions You Can Use: Effectively Leveraging Social Media for Recruitment

    The following is an excerpt from a PHCC Solutions magazine article written by Sheryl S. Jackson for the upcoming Spring 2024 edition of the magazine. The article focuses on how businesses can leverage social media platforms to better recruit new employees. Below is a bulleted list featured at the end of the article, summarizing different ways…

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  • 03.15.24

    Cornetta plumber

    I Was Born to Be a Plumber

    I’ve mentioned before how my grandfather began this journey back in 1946. The country was still recovering from the war, and thousands of veterans were returning home. Housing and building demands put the trades on warp speed. My grandfather stood 5’ 6” tall, established a business, and had the work ethic of 10 men. It’s hard to imagine starting a business in today’s web of regulations and; …

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  • 03.11.24

    Plumbing & Mechanical Women in Plumbing

    Four PHCC Members Featured in P&M’s 10 Influential Women in the Plumbing Industry

    Nicole Krawcke of Plumbing & Mechanical recently published a piece titled "Celebrating 10 Influential Women in the Plumbing Industry - Ten leading women share the value of a career in the trades, and how to attract more women into the field." We were so pleased to see that FOUR of the 10 women featured are proud PHCC contractors! Congratulations to Katie Byrd of Clarksburg Plumbing, Amy Hart …

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  • 03.05.24


    PHCC Members Will Head to Capitol Hill During Crucial Election Year

    FALLS CHURCH, VA. — For plumbing and HVACR contractors who are eager to make a difference, the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) is providing a timely opportunity to for them to do so by educating lawmakers during the May 21-22 PHCC Legislative Conference in Washington

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  • 02.14.24


    Viega Announces New Manufacturing Facility in Ohio

    The 180,000 sq. ft. plant in Mantua, Ohio, is actively under construction and is expected to be operational in early 2025. BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 25, 2023 – Viega, the industry leader in press technology for metal pipe fittings and valves, announced it will build a new manufacturing facility for its ProPress® and MegaPress® products in Mantua, Ohio, about 40 miles southeast of Cleveland. Viega …

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  • 02.12.24

    Economic Outlook

    2024 Economic Outlook

    A look at the latest economic and employment trends … and how you as plumbing and HVACR contractors can use them to identify where growth will occur and possibly shift your strategies. As plumbing and HVACR contractors face a host of both business challenges and opportunities this year, strategic planning and adaptability will be key factors in your company achieving success. With this report, …

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  • 02.05.24

    phcp pros

    PHCP Pros Covers Supplier-Contractor Relationship Panel

    Steve Smith of PHCP Pros presented this recap of the Supplier-Contractor Relationship Panel at PHCCCONNECT2023, held in Cleveland, Ohio, on Oct. 26, 2023. READ THE FULL ARTICLE FROM PHCP PROS HERE And don’t forget to mark your calendars for CONNECT in 2024! PHCCCONNECT2024 | Oct. 7-10 | Birmingham, Alabama  

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  • 01.22.24


    SkillsUSA Selects Plumbing and Heating Competitor for WorldSkills 2024

    Please see the below release from SkillsUSA on Brady Kroll, who has been chosen as the official competitor for Plumbing and Heating at the 2024 WorldSkills Competition. PHCC—National Association, PHCC Educational Foundation, IAPMO, and the United Association are all proud to be sponsors of Brady's trip to compete in France.  Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA has selected Brady Kroll of Barnesville,. …

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  • 12.12.23

    Cornetta plumber

    We’re Environmentalists by Trade

    As plumbing and HVAC contractors, we are typically blue collar, self-employed, hard-working, and patriotic tradesmen and tradeswomen carrying the weight of the U.S. economy through essential services that Americans literally cannot live without. Plumbers and HVAC contractors have a constitutional right, like any citizen, to petition their government for a redress of grievances, a right enshrined …

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