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.
September 4 SE MA Chapter attends Robinson Tradeshow 3-9 pm in Westport
September 9 Charles River Chapter tours Waterworks in Chestnut Hill
October 8-10 Connect 2014, New Orleans
October 14 Charles River Chapter Meeting in Waterfords, Dedham. Discussions: polypropylene underground gas piping and certification.
October 14 Mystic Valley Chapter sponsors Session 7, Part 1, Admin & Gas curriculum. Location:Spinelli's, Lynnfield
November 13 Mystic Valley Chapter sponsors Session 7, Part 2 Plumbing curriculum. Location:Spinelli's, Lynnfield
March 7, 2015 PHCC of MA Trade Show
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.
Board of Examiners may vote at their August 27th meeting on changes to Plumbing and Gas Code. Hearings have been held and a draft submitted to the Board for their review.
PHCC of MA members raise $25,000 to support Homes for Our Troops. 140 members participated in the 18th annual PHCC of MA Golf Tournament. Click here for more information.
Board of Examiners Proposes Updating Gas Code Public hearings will be held July 14 (Malden) and July 22 (Springfield). Click here to view hearing notice and more.
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
New CSST Interpretation -The Board of Examiners has issued a code interpretation regarding the installation of CSST gas piping underground. Learn more here
Residential Fire Sprinkers - The Board of Examiners has updated the policy regarding 13D combination potable water sprinkler systems. Read the policy
Continuing Education Hotline - PHCC of MA has added a hotline to make registering for classes fast and easy. Just dial (781) 843-3840 and see how easy it is! Read the full story
Business Workshops - PHCC of MA is sponsoring workshops for business owners in October & November. Take this opportunity to grow your business! See the details
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