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.
August 25, 2015 Sick Time Law seminar introducing Massachusetts new law. Location: The Portland Group, 74 Salem Road, Billerica. Time: 6-9:00 pm
Sept 17 & Oct 8, 2015 Mystic Valley Chapter sponsors Session 8 evening class. Non-members welcome. Location: American Legion, Woburn. Register Today.
October 1, 2015 Southeast MA Chapter monthly meeting. Guest speaker Wayne Thomas, Executive Director, Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters. Location: Lorenzo's Restaurant, Middleboro.
Oct 8 & Nov 12, 2015 Southeast Mass Chapter sponsors Session 8 evening class. Non-members welcome. Location: Lorenzo's, Middleboro. Register Today.
April 9, 2015 Mystic Valley Chapter monthly meeting. Location: John Brewer's Tavern, Malden.
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
Continuing Education, SESSION 8, The New Program starts this September. Several dinner classes are available this Fall:Woburn location. Other evening class locations. Middleboro and Wakefield for gas fitters.
Labels Required by New Code - The new gas code requires that piping used for flue gas exhaust or combustion intake air must be labeled per NFPA-54 18.104.22.168 added by 248 CMR 5.12(4). To purchase approved labels, please click here.
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 here 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