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.


Happening Soon . . .

April 1, 2015 North Shore Chapter sponsors Inspector Continuing Education I-25A.  Location: Beverly Deport, Beverly.

April 2, 2015  Southeast Chapter Learn about the new law affecting water heater efficiency standards in April. Location: Lorenzo's Restaurant in Middleboro

April 22-23, 2015 Legislative Conference Meet with congressional leaders on behalf of our industry

February 4, 2015 North Shore Chapter sponsors Session 7 Continuing Education.  Location: Beverly Depot

February 10, 2015 Charles River Chapter sponsors Inspector Continuing Education I-26B.  Location: Waterfords, Dedham

March 7, 2015 PHCC of MA Trade Show

Inspector Continuing Education I-26B.  Location: Dedham

New Sheet Metal Policy - The Board of Examiners of Sheet Metal Workers announced two new advisories effective January 14, 2015. Fire Dampers and Combination Fire/Smoke Dampers;Commercial Kitchen Grease Duct Systems

New Codes 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 newer versions of NFPA gas codes will also take effect in the Commonwealth on that date. Click here for 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.

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

    Member Spotlight

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

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