November 18, 2020By Hunter Botto, PHCC–National Association President (2020-2021) You would think that assuming the helm of an organization during the height of a global pandemic would be daunting, but when the organization is PHCC and I see every day all the ways the association is helping its members (and members are helping each other), […]

November 18, 2020By Staff Writer, PHCC-National Association The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) announced that long-time PHCC supporter, Moen, a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial faucets, kitchen/bath accessories and bath safety products, is a new executive level sponsor. This status recognizes Moen’s commitment to the association and its initiatives to support professional contractors across the nation. […]

November 13, 2020By Michael Copp, Executive Vice President As PHCC National begins to think about its strategic direction moving forward, it certainly needs to factor in the pandemic and its impact on future efforts. As Daniel Ronan (2020) of Resilient Heritage writes in his article, “It’s Strategic to Think of the Future: Strategic Planning in […]

November 10, 2020By Staff Writer, PHCC Educational Foundation NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:November 10, 2020 FOR MORE INFORMATION:John [email protected] PHCC Project Management Boot Camp Goes Online Thanks to A. O. Smith University, A. O. Smith and Kohler Company  FALLS CHURCH, Va. (November 12, 2020) – The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation faced a tough […]

November 2, 2020By Mark Valentini, Director of Legislative Affairs There is some optimism that a COVID relief deal will be reached between Speaker Pelosi and President Trump prior to November 3, but it is incumbent upon Senate Republicans to get on board. After months of negotiations, there continues to be disagreement on the following issues: […]

November 2, 2020By Chuck White, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revised its Definition of what constitutes a close contact with a COVID-19 infected person. This change makes exposure time cumulative during a 24-hour period (and not just consecutive minutes) and instructs that the wearing of masks […]

October 29, 2020By Chuck White, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs On September 22, 2020, President Trump issued Executive Order 13950, “Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.” The Executive Order sets forth the policy of the United States “not to promote race or sex stereotyping or scapegoating” and prohibits federal contractors from inculcating such views in their […]

October 23, 2020By Michael Copp, Executive Vice President The COVID-19 pandemic continues to force up to half of all American workers to work remotely, in large part to address concerns regarding workplace safety. This has offered employees who work from home with the ability to accommodate other demands, such as remote learning for children and […]

October 16, 2020By Staff Writer, PHCC-National Association PHCCCONNECT2020 attendees found the event’s content so valuable and relevant that we want to make sure everyone has access to it. If you were unable to attend the two-day event on Sept. 30-Oct. 1, it’s not too late to register for complete access! Just visit phccweb.org/connect to sign up! […]

October 15, 2020By Staff Writer, PHCC-National Association Prepared to help member contractors “work smarter, not harder,” gain strength in numbers, and leverage pandemic-related challenges into new opportunities, Hunter Botto was installed as the newest president of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Oct. 1 during PHCCCONNECT2020. Botto pledged to build on the advancements underway and strive […]