October 6, 2020By Staff Writer, PHCC-National Association The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) presented its annual Plumbing Instructor of the Year Award to Eric Sell, with Mock Plumbing and Mechanical of Savannah, Georgia, Oct. 1 at PHCCCONNECT2020 Virtual Conference. Mock has been in business for 70 years and is recognized as one of the largest plumbing […]

October 6, 2020By Staff Writer, PHCC-National Association The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) presented its annual HVAC Instructor of the Year Award to Victor Schmidt, a teacher at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, since 2001. The recognition occurred Oct. 1 during PHCCCONNECT2020. An instructor for the PHCC of Iowa’s apprentice program since 2009, Schmidt […]

October 2, 2020By Staff Writer, PHCC-National Association Owatonna, Minnesota — Federated Mutual Insurance Company proudly announces Plumb Works, Inc., is the 15th annual Safety First! PHCC Contractor of the Year. Owner Jerome Sabol accepted the award Oct. 1 at the Annual Business Meeting of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC), held during PHCCCONNECT2020. Plumb Works Inc., […]

October 2, 2020By Staff Writer, PHCC-National Association Recognizing excellence in today’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning profession – and in those building a future career in the industry – PHCC presented its HVAC Contractor of the Year award to Howard Arata of Nevada’s HTA Plumbing and Mechanical. HVAC Apprentice of the Year was awarded to […]

September 25, 2020By Michael Copp, Executive Vice President We should question symbols within our working environments that over time can transform into proxies of our corporate truth– our values as leaders and as organizations. Value alignment between organizations and individuals is, in general, a critical tenant of maintaining proper employee morale and commitment. Symbology can […]

September 23, 2020By Chuck White, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs President Donald Trump has issued an Executive Order intended to financially assist workers as a result of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The memorandum directs the Secretary of the Treasury to defer certain payroll tax obligations with respect to the American workers most in need. […]

September 23, 2020By Mark Valentini, Director of Legislative Affairs Last month, PHCC reported that mid-recess legislative activity in both the House and Senate was sending a signal that negotiations may restart on a COVID relief package that could result in a bill being passed around Labor Day. Since then, White House negotiators, including the President’s […]

The PHCC Educational Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit established in December 1986 by PHCC members with the goal of helping their fellow contractors be more successful through education and professional training. These contractors believed and still believe that by helping their friends and their competitors, the whole profession benefits.

Each year at PHCC’s annual convention (CONNECT) the conference attendees get a chance to see the Foundation’s work in action – apprentices working at the contest area, pictures of this year’s scholarship winners, etc. And when we ask them to support our work for the next year, they generously do! But what happens when a […]

September 1, 2020By Staff Writer, PHCC-National Association PHCC now offers a multi-employer 401(k) program as a member benefit! PHCC members can choose among several program options that provide cost-effective retirement programs to employees. Some chapters have already set up calls with the certified financial planner and Lincoln Financial Group representative to find out more about […]