May 28, 2020By International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) added three codes to the IAPMO Codes mobile app — the 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC), 2021 Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC) and 2018 National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC)-New Jersey are now available for download — […]

May 28, 2020By Mark Valentini, Director of Legislative Affairs Sen. Angus King (I-ME) and Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) introduced legislation to improve the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for small businesses that have taken advantage of the SBA program to help keep their companies afloat and employees on the payroll in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

May 28, 2020By Mark Valentini, Director of Legislative Affairs On May 15, H.R.6800 (the HEROES Act) passed the U.S. House of Representatives on a party-line vote. It is a 1,815-page bill that primarily serves two purposes: It is a comprehensive $3 trillion piece of legislation that, for the most part, spells out the legislative priorities […]

May 15, 2020By Staff Writer, PHCC-National Association The 2021 NSPC Illustrated edition – an updated version of the 2018 National Standard Plumbing Code Illustrated – is now available at the IAPMO Online Store. This code book provides the latest information about common materials, fixtures, devices and equipment systems used or installed in plumbing systems. The illustrations […]

May 14, 2020By Mark Valentini, Director of Legislative Affairs On Tuesday, May 12, 2020, Democratic leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced “Phase 4” legislation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. H.R.6800, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, is a $3 trillion comprehensive spending package. The proposal includes $1 trillion […]

May 14, 2020By Staff Writer, PHCC-National Association PHCC members can now participate in a full suite of DeVry University online education options at a partner group registration rate and with the potential to earn a degree. Through a tailored partnership with a well-known education and training provider, PHCC members can access a wide array of […]

May 8, 2020By Michael Copp, Executive Vice President Referring to a male-dominated industry made up of tough people who do not talk about their feelings, Te-Ping Chen (2020) wrote in his March 11, 2020, Wall Street Journal article, Construction Industry Tackles Suicide, an Occupational Hazard, “Among occupations in the U.S., workers in construction and extraction […]

Charles “Chuck” R. White serves as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for PHCC—National Association. White works closely with government regulatory bodies, such as the DOE, and serves on a number of councils and coalitions including NSPC, PERC, ABPA and IAPMO as a representative of PHCC’s contractors.

  It is in times of crisis that we show who we truly are, and I am proud of my fellow PHCC members. Contractors are proving that we are essential as we work to expand medical treatment facilities and keep those customers stuck at home safe & comfortable. Thank you to all who are doing […]

  It is in times of crisis that we show who we truly are, and I am proud of my fellow PHCC members. Contractors are proving that we are essential as we work to expand medical treatment facilities and keep those customers stuck at home safe & comfortable. Thank you to all who are doing […]