Tricks of the trade

Top 5 benefits of PHCC membership

Billy Stutz, a Ferguson Marketing Manager

by Billy Stutz

 

If you’re a professional in any area of the plumbing, heating and cooling industry who is interested in joining a trade organization, see why you should consider becoming a Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association member. As the oldest trade organization in the construction industry with over 130 years of experience, the PHCC has a longstanding reputation of providing best-in-class advantages for its members. By joining the PHCC, you can leverage a nationwide network of resources to help you expand your contracting career. Whether you’re a union or open trade professional, see how it will pay off to become a PHCC member.

  1. Save money on business services.
    By joining the PHCC, you will qualify for discounts on services and solutions from preferred vendors to help you run your business. Save money on everything from uniforms, fleet management and fuel costs to printing, marketing and call answering services from preferred vendors. Being a PHCC member can help you cut operational expenses and save your bottom line.

  2. Grow your business.
    PHCC provides its members with resources to help them improve the way they run the business side of their contracting company. Whether you’re a new business owner starting out or a veteran tradesperson with a fleet of service trucks, PHCC provides solutions for plumbing, heating and cooling contractors of every size. From tips to help you hire and retain quality talent to information about business management, billing and accounting best practices, PHCC can give you the tools you need to increase your earning potential.

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  3. Reinforce your reputation.
    PHCC members are known for providing best-in-class service and quality work. That’s because they offer access to information about the latest codes and safety standards in the plumbing, heating and cooling industry. Joining the PHCC gives additional assurance to your customers that the work you provide will meet the highest standards in the plumbing, heating and cooling industry.

  4. Make your voice heard.
    The PHCC advocates for the rights of plumbers and heating and cooling professionals at the local, state and federal level. They work to cut red tape and make sure that new legislation is reasonable and not excessive. This ultimately makes it easier for professional contractors to do their job.

  5. Continue your education.
    No matter your skill level, the PHCC can provide you with training and tutorials to help you advance your career. Whether you’ve recently earned your plumbing or heating and cooling certification or you’re a seasoned professional with years of industry experience, you can take advantage of a wide range of educational resources to help you stay up to date on the latest plumbing and HVAC techniques. Plus, their online courses make it easy to learn whenever and wherever it’s convenient for you.

As a leading distributor of plumbing supplies and heating and cooling products in North America, Ferguson is a proud supporter of the PHCC. Learn how you can join the PHCC and take advantage of membership benefits.

Billy Stutz, a Ferguson Marketing Manager
Billy Stutz

For more than 10 years, Billy has been a dedicated supply-chain strategist delivering quality information to his customers and offering solutions to drive actionable results to their bottom line.