COVID-19 Resource Center

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 customercare@naphcc.org with suggestions for additional tools that will be helpful.

RESOURCES FOR CONTRACTORS
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The Next Six Months: Scenario Planning for a Pandemic Economy

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 partnership with Scorpion. Check out part 1 and part 2.

“4 Ways PHCC Members Can Use Web Marketing to Combat the Coronavirus Impact”

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.

How the Federal COVID-19 Response Impacts Your Business

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.

“Where’s My Money!?”

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.

“Cash and Cash Flow Budgeting in Times of Crisis”

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!

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

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!

Visit the COVID-19 Resource Archive Center for older but still valuable content!

COVID-19 Resource Archive Center

RESOURCES FOR CHAPTERS

*NEW* How to Prepare for Reopening Your Workplace – Associations Now

501c6 Non-Profit Resources

Questions About Online Apprenticeship Training Course Options?

Latest Updates

Additional Assistance

STATUS AT PHCC—NATIONAL

Staff/Travel Updates 

  • 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.

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