"Every man owes part of his time and money to the business or industry in which he is engaged. No man has a moral right to withhold his support from an organization that is striving to improve conditions within his sphere."
The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association has been helping PHC contractors reach their goals and combine their strengths for over 120 years. PHCC of Nevada delivers resources that advance the P-H-C industry as a science and a profession. When you join, you are part of a diverse group of contractors. Our members operate large, medium and small companies. They perform work in residential, commercial, industrial and institutional projects; maintain open-shops and union; and engage in maintenance, remodeling and service and repair.
Why do the industry's top independent contracting professionals join PHCC? PHCC serves its members and the P-H-C profession with legislative representation, conferences and career resources. Our members enjoy these benefits and more.
When you Join PHCC of Nevada, you also become a member of the National PHCC one of the nation's oldest and largest trade associations. You also enjoy membership in the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO). Benefits of membership include monthly luncheons, access to the members' forum, the national convention, tools and resources to boost their profits and expand their business, state-registered apprenticeship training, tools to expand their business, peer networking, publications that offer the latest 'inside' industry information, resources to improve their marketing, methods and procedures, a representative that is your voice in government and much, much more.
No matter what your specialty, you'll find a PHCC member company that's like yours.
PHCC-National Association offers several enhanced service groups developed to meet the special needs of segments of our membership. They include Quality Service Contractors, comprised of service and repair contractors; the Union-Affiliated Contractors, composed of union contractor members; the Construction Contractors' Alliance, connecting larger plumbing-heating-cooling construction contractors; and the HVAC Task Force, representing HVAC contractor members.
When you join PHCC, you become part of a federation, made up of local and state associations and the national association in suburban Washington, D.C. The federation structure serves your local, state and national needs.
PHCC membership is an investment in your company's future.
Troy Winkel, Honest Plumber and Board member says, "The PHCC makes the world smaller for me. Instead of being in my own world, doing my own thing, I get to speak to others who have been in this town doing business for years and get their thoughts on issues that concern me."
Robert Flores, Interstate Plumbing and Board member says, "The PHCCNV is a reliable source for the latest developments in the code process and gives our industry a voice before any changes are adopted. There have been multiple benefits that have gone our way in the industry because of the powerful voice of the PHCC of Nevada."
Kim O'Neill, Barnett Pro Contractor Supplies and Board Member says, "I enjoy interacting with Members at meetings, luncheons and special events to make them aware that I not only want to sell them something, but I truly care about what is happening in Las Vegas and our industries. We have members that are passionate about what is happening in our industry! I like to look at the big picture as compared to my own little world! I feel we can make a difference if we are united."
Mark Larkin, Larkin Plumbing and PHCC NV President adds, "The Plumbing Heating and Cooling Contractors of Nevada has become one of the largest and most active merit shop trade groups in the state, with over 60 members. It members include many residential and commercial new construction contractors, as well as many of the small and large service contractors, in the area. The PHCCNV is a nonprofit organization that is committed to serving and PROTECTING ITS MEMBERS RIGHTS. When it comes to State and Federal Laws that affect the small, medium and large specialty contractors and contractor related businesses in Nevada, you can have a voice in Carson City or the local Municipalities, by the way of the PHCCNV. The PHCCNV has built up a relationship and gets respect from the decision makers in Carson City, by participating and helping fund, the Nevada Subcontractors Coalition. A group of politically savvy contractors and lobbyists that are your eyes and ears in Carson City, your very own watchdogs. They will make you aware of harmful legislation and protect your interests as a specialty contractor when it comes to new laws and reforms. Remember, if you want to go into business, get into politics. If there is something that bothers you whether it is locally or statewide you have someone to call and make you aware of it. You may want to make sure that it isn't only you that is having that problem. Maybe someone else is going through the same hassle as you and you want to know what they are doing about it. They may be able to suggest a remedy for your problem."
PHCC Membership Benefits
- At our monthly membership luncheon we get to sit down with municipal inspectors and industry experts to discuss projects and concerns in the Las Vegas Market
- E-mails update members on what is happening in the field and what is happening in Reno, Nevada as it pertains to our industry
- Our Apprenticeship program is bar none one of the best in the country-it gets future employees ready for the field
- Our dues have been lowered to help make it affordable to become a member
- Our Board members have many years of experience and they bring that knowledge to the PHCC
- Experts in our industries are always willing to present new products and knowledge to the PHCC members
- Our Contractors' Night gets members in front of government officials and experts in our industries
- Networking between members helps with leads on projects that may not be your expertise but someone else's
- Buying power from Wholesalers- PHCC members are offered additional discounts from other members
- PHCC's website scrolls leads to our members according to their expertise-- there are over 12,000 hits a month to the website. It is a great source for advertising.
- When plumbers have a question or concern about almost any issue, they can use the members forum listserv to get the answer quickly from their colleagues
PHCC Contractor Membership Benefits
Early Warnings To Give You Time To Prepare. News whether it is good news or bad news, news on the regulatory front, or in manufactured housing, or at the Nevada State Contractors Board (NSCB), or at OSHA, or the EPA, the news is often heard first at a PHCC NEVADA meeting or in a PHCC email alert. News that can affect the way you do business. A sampling of our early warnings included:
Exposure to Nevada's Most Successful Plumbers. Business owners prefer to do business with people they have confidence in. Every contact you make at a PHCC NEVADA function is a potential asset to your business. Your continued success may not only depend on "What" you know, but also "Who" you know.
- Attempts to weaken Lien Laws at 2009 Nevada Legislature
- Attempts to cut out the NSCB as a source to get paid in contractors disputes (Spring 2009)
- Attempts to weaken construction defect laws against subcontractors at 2009 Nevada Legislature
Information is Power. Receive advanced notice on what affects your industry, your company, and your profitability. You'll hear it first with our members' only updates, at our monthly meetings and websites. We work to bring you the most current and accurate information on developing industry issues.
You Are The Industry. What affects residential development in southern Nevada affects you. Each year we tackle issues threatening the continued success of the plumbing industry. Active membership in PHCC NEVADA is a re-investment in our collective future.
Strength in Numbers. Have you discovered regulatory obstacles and bureaucratic barriers to your success? By joining PHCC NEVADA you become an important part of the largest and most respected voice for residential and small commercial plumbing sales in the State of Nevada. Put our legislative and governmental influence to work for you.
Extend Your Influence. By joining PHCC NEVADA you become a member of a powerful advocate for the plumbing service and new construction in the city, county and state.
PHCC Associate Membership Benefits
PHCC-NV Membership PHCC-NV is made up of over 65 members, 70% of which have 10 or more employees. Here are some examples of the types of businesses that make up our membership:
Exposure to Nevada's Most Successful Contractors Business owners prefer to do business with people they have confidence in. Every contact you make at a PHCC-NV function is a potential asset to your business. Your continued success may not only depend on "What" you know, but also "Who" you know.
- Commercial Contractors
- New Construction Contractors
- Service Contractors
- Mechanical Contractors
Networking Opportunities As an Associate member of the PHCC-NV you have many opportunities to network with the entire membership.
Advertising & Sponsorship Opportunities The PHCC-NV offers multiple opportunities for the associate members to make their presence known throughout the membership.
- 8 Monthly Luncheons - Lunch $20, raffle - 6 tickets for $5 - (1 free lunch per year)
- Spring Fling - Associate members receive FREE display space
- Fall Chili Cook Off - Associate participation (i.e. judging, games etc.)
- Holiday Gala
- Ride along with PHCC-NV membership director (visit existing members)
- Attend other trade show luncheons with membership director
Extend Your Influence. By joining PHCC-NV you become a member of a powerful association whose membership is growing each year.
- Discount on first ad purchase
- Annual membership directory
- Website with members only forum
- Monthly newsletter
- Apprenticeship competition
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