Illustrating the positive impact of tax reform on employees, several representatives from Universal Plumbing & Heating Co. of Las Vegas, Nevada, participated recently in a White House event, during which President Donald Trump spoke about how tax reform is benefiting American workers. “From small family businesses on up, American employers have been able to raise Read More

Falls Church, Va. — The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) is pleased to announce that it has finalized a joint venture with the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) to co-locate events at CONNECT 2018, Oct. 9-12, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Building on the success of CONNECT 2017, held earlier this month in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, PHCC is Read More

By Chuck White, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, PHCC With the intention of expanding job training opportunities, President Trump signed an executive order that enables commencement of a process that will reduce the U.S. Department of Labor’s oversight of apprenticeship programs and federal job training programs. Many details are yet to be worked out, but Read More

On June 1, the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials® (IAPMO) and the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) executed an agreement transferring ownership of the National Standard Plumbing Code™ (NSPC) to IAPMO. The transfer encompasses all editions of the NSPC, including the 2018 edition. New Jersey and several locations in Maryland are the primary adopters Read More

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) encourages all members and industry representatives to review the Proposed Code Changes for the 2018 National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC) and attend the NSPC Public Hearing, scheduled for March 9 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. “This hearing is crucial to ensuring that all interested parties – licensed contractors, engineers and Read More