As proud members of the more than 135-year-old Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association, PHCC members demonstrate their commitment to protecting public health, safety and the environment every day. This enduring value guides us as we face the difficult challenge of responding to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We’ve compiled this resource guide to help you address the challenges of this outbreak; more items will be added as they become available. Email email@example.com with suggestions for additional tools that will be helpful.
*NEW* PPP FAQ’s Summary – PHCC—National
*NEW* New Future of Work – SHRM
*NEW* ReOccupancy Assessment Tool – AIHA
Back to Work in the Days of COVID-19 – MEMBERS ONLY
Offices After Coronavirus – Washington Post (April 23, 2020)
Sample State Construction Guidelines / PA Gov Issues Safety Guidelines – ENR (April 24, 2020)
Webinar Post Pandemic Return to Work – Federated Insurance (May 4, 2020)
Recovery Readiness: A How-to Guide for Reopening your Workplace – Cushman & Wakefield
COVID-19 dramatically altered the contracting and distribution landscape in the first half of 2020. As stay-at-home orders are being lifted and the typically busy summer season upon us, what might the future hold for the industry? Register for a free member webinar scheduled for 2 p.m. ET Wednesday, May 27, to learn the various economic scenarios in play for the rest of the year and to find out how you can prepare your business for what’s ahead.
July Webinar: How to Engage Employees During Turbulent Times
“How do I improve my online presence?” Especially with Google’s recent changes to its search formula, that’s a big question that we hear constantly from PHCC members. Join us on Wednesday, July 15, at 2 p.m. ET, and let Market Hardware’s team of experts walk you through a step-by-step process to cracking the Google code and getting your business listed where it belongs: at the top of Page One on Google.
Leading Your Business Through COVID-19
In uncertain times like these, some service contractors will scramble to pull back their marketing. And who could blame them? The experts at Market Hardware advise you on four ways you can improve your web marketing during these uncertain times.
IAPMO and other plumbing and mechanical industry leaders co-convened a webinar that explored the various federal resources available to businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you are trying to make sense of everything happening in Washington with COVID-19, tune in to hear from PHCC’s Mark Valentini and Chuck White. Mark will offer an overview of legislation passed to date and Chuck will discuss contractor experiences when in applying for paycheck protection program loans and economic disaster relief funds through the SBA. They will wrap things up by shedding light on what’s coming up next for Congress and the economy.
Known to PHCC as “The Profitability Master,” Ruth King is responding to your top questions: How do I generate income now? Do I lower my prices? How low can I go? How can I improve my cash flow … for the next couple of months AND for the next year? King answers all these questions and more with considerations, calculations, templates and strategies that you can start using today to get you through this new reality!
House Democrats Release Phase 4 Proposal Worth $3 Trillion – PHCC—National
Final Legislation for the Paycheck Protection Program – PHCC—National
Opening Up America: Phased Economic Reopening – White House
Construction Limits: State-by-State Tracker – Hanley Wood
*NEW* COVID-19 and Contractors – Federated Insurance
Contractor Impact Survey Results – MEMBERS ONLY
Essential Workers Graphic – MEMBERS ONLY
FFCRA Paid Leave Provisions Flow Chart – PHCC—National Association
Employee Rights Poster – Families First Coronavirus Response Act – U.S. Department of Labor
Sample “Essential” Personnel Letter – MEMBERS ONLY
Sample Message to Customers Letter – MEMBERS ONLY
*NEW* COVID-19 Daily Life Coping and Managing Stress – CDC
*NEW* COVID-19 and Air Filtration FAQs – National Air Filtration Association
How to Help Employees Cope with Stress – Construction Business Owner
Potential Considerations for Documenting Procedures – Milwaukee Tool
Cleaning of Tools to Help Prevent Spread of COVID-19 – Milwaukee Tool
Cleaning of Tools to Help Prevent Spread of COVID-19 (Spanish Translation) – Milwaukee Tool
Home Depot Pro – Non-medical face masks and hand sanitizer available in case quantities. To learn more and place an order, Contact Nick Fleming by email at Nicholas_R_Fleming@Homedepot.com or phone at 904-528-7914. Please note these materials are not available online).
Ferguson Enterprises – committed to helping PHCC members secure PPE and the other products they need to continue to serve their customers safely. Please reach out to your local Ferguson representative for product availability and pricing.
McClung Companies – KN95 Masks and 3-ply surgical disposable masks as well as domestically produced plastic face shields, cloth masks, and neck covers.
American Business Forms – KN95 Face Masks, Disposable Face Masks. Please note that you are a PHCC member with your order.
Parkdale – Reusable cloth face masks
Aramark – Capturing customer requests for non-surgical face masks, not available online, min. order 1,000, pricing TBD. Email Mientkiewicz-Kathy@aramark.com with quantity requested and note any additional needs.
Marco Promotions – Face masks
Amylior Inc. – K95 Face Masks and medical masks
COVID-19 Small Business Loans – NFIB Research Center
COVID-19 Financial Relief Programs – QSC/PHCC
SBA Loans: Decision Making Tool – HARDI
PPP Loan Guidance Under CARES Act – U.S. Treasury
Coronavirus Emergency Loans Small Business Guide and Checklist — U.S. Chamber of Commerce
SBA Disaster Loan Assistance — Small Business Administration
2 FREE Courses from the PHCC Educational Foundation to help you stay prepared and safe!
You will need to create a new account in our Learning Management System if you don’t already have one; the system does not use your PHCC username & password.
*Spanish Versions Now Available!
RESOURCES FOR CHAPTERS
*NEW* How to Prepare for Reopening Your Workplace – Associations Now
501c6 Non-Profit Resources
Questions About Online Apprenticeship Training Course Options?
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STATUS AT PHCC—NATIONAL
- Message from EVP Michael Copp
- Beginning on March 16, 2020 through June 17, 2020, PHCC—National staff are teleworking from home in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. While operations will continue as normal, we appreciate your patience if there is an unintended delay to your inquiry. Do not hesitate to contact us for any assistance. In addition, in light of the current situation with the Coronavirus and to keep us all safe, no officer or any board member shall travel before May 1st.
PHCC Event Status
- Check phccweb.org/events for the latest status on upcoming events.
INDUSTRY NEWS & RESOURCES
*NEW* ASA Economic Impact Webinar – Dr. Chris Kuehl (April 29)
*NEW* ASA Economic Impact Webinar – Dr. Chris Kuehl (April 15)
6 Ways the Coronavirus Outbreak Will Affect Construction – (ConstructionDive – March 13, 2020)
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