PHCC of MA is the Massachusetts chapter of the oldest trade association in the construction industry - Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors, established in 1883. We represent the interests of Massachusetts' plumbing, heating and cooling contractors.
We are proactive representatives of our membership including legislative initiatives, continuing education, training, and business networking.
December 5 PHCC New Gas Code takes effect. See the details
March 7, 2015 PHCC of MA Trade Show
New Gas Code Adopted - The Board of Examiners has announced the adoption of new gas regulations, effective December 5th, 2014. There will be four new sections to 248 CMR, and NFPA-54 2012 and NFPA-58 2011 will also take effect in the Commonwealth on that date. Click here for details
New Pipefitter Licenses Created - The Department of Public Safety has adopted new regulations that create several pipefitter licenses categories. Licensed plumbers are among those who may be grandfathered. See the details
Major Legislative Victories 1.) Law passed directing traditional grandfather provisions for new “process piping” license. Click her for additional information.
2.) Law passed reducing retention from 10% to 5% for projects >$3million. Click here for additional information.
PHCC of MA becomes a State Board approved provider of inspector continuing education: Recent changes by the Board will offer inspectors an option to earn 4 of the required 12 hours by attending an approved class hosted at an association dinner meeting. Approved providers will teach four (4) one-hour sessions of a Board approved/created curriculum.
NEPGMI - New England Plumbing, Gas & Mechanical Inspectors Association honors PHCC of MA. Ed Forsberg presents plaque to Andrew J. Lyne, Jr., PHCC of MA President.
CO Detectors Required! Installers must notify building owners of their obligation to have a hard-wired CO detector professionally installed with certain gas appliances. PHCC of MA now offers a sticker you can affix right to the appliance. Package of 10 is $20 (members pay $10)
PHCC of MA Online Store You can now purchase code books, code book updates, pay membership dues and much more through our new secure online store! Click here to visit the store
Pittsfield Pipers, Inc.
Since 1968, Pittsfield Pipers, Inc. has been providing complete plumbing, heating, HVAC, refrigeration, and sprinkler system services. "The Pipers" are active members of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association. Click here to read more