of MA Member Benefits
National Membership – Founded in 1883 PHCC
represents more than 4,000 union and open shop plumbing, heating
and cooling contractors across the United States. PHCC
of MA members are members of our National Association and
have access to all programs, educational sessions, technical and
support publications and discounts.
Local Chapter Meetings – Members are encouraged
to attend local chapter meetings where information is shared and
relationships are established that can prove invaluable to your
business. As a member: "you don't have to reinvent the wheel"
and "you don't have to be alone out there". Other contractors
have been there before and are ready and willing to help you through
to the next level.
Legislative/Regulatory Representation –
In Massachusetts your association works to better our industry by
maintaining an open and honest dialogue with key legislators, the
Division of Licensure and the State Board of Examiners of Plumbers
and Gas Fitters. Members are kept up to date on code changes and
other regulatory issues affecting our industry. On the national
level, PHCC has a full time lobbyist working directly with members
of Congress on issues critical to our industry. Top priority at
this time is affordable health insurance. When important issues
arise that affect your business, PHCC of MA
Insurance Plans – Access to specialized
insurance programs for PHCC members. A local broker, familiar with
our industry, will work with you to present options that will enable
you to maximize benefits for insurance dollars spent. At the national
level we are working to support legislation that will authorize
Association Health Plans. If passed by Congress PHCC would be able
to offer a plan that would benefit from the buying power of all
participating members across the country.
Scholarships – Each year hundreds of thousands
of scholarship dollars are awarded to the families of PHCC members
through our national association and auxiliary, state association
and auxiliary and local chapters.
Education – Free or discounted registration
for all PHCC of MA sponsored business
education programs and technical education seminars. At the national
level PHCC members have access to the best business education programs
in the industry as well as access to enhanced programs designed
exclusively for PHCC service and commercial contractors and their
PHCC of MA
Logo – Our members are professional contractors and
may proudly display our logo. When customers see the PHCC
of MA logo they can be assured they are seeing "The
Best in the Industry".
Customer Referrals – Customers may search
for services through our web site or by calling the PHCC office
Publications – Every licensed plumber in
the state receives a copy of our award winning New England Progress
Magazine. In addition, members receive state and national newsletters
keeping them informed on industry related issues and activities.
Members also receive an annual Membership Directory which includes
important industry phone numbers along with member listings.
Annual Convention – Contractor members receive
a complimentary first year registration to our Annual Convention.
Bring the family and get to know some of the most successful professional
contractors in the state. At the Annual President's Banquet over
200 contractors, industry associates and family members join together
to witness the installation of new officers and recognize the hard
work and accomplishments of some exceptional people in our industry.
Trade Show – The annual PHCC
of MA Trade Show is by far the largest and best
p h c show on the East Coast. Association members and their employees
are eligible for free admission to the Code Seminar featuring our
State Board of Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters. Each year,
more than 150 manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors are on
hand to present and explain the latest innovations in our industry.
Educational sessions are offered for contractors, technicians, inspectors
Golf Tournament – A great day to mix business
and pleasure. Golf with a few added surprises. Raises funds to support
government relations and the National Guard Family Support Program.
Holiday Party – PHCC
of MA members and industry leaders join together for a holiday
• One Free copy of "2005 Massachusetts Plumbing and Gas Code Book"
(Member /Employee price $85.75)
• One Free copy of "Update Package" for "2005 Plumbing and Gas Code Book"
(Employee Price $15.00)
• 25% off all ARAMARK (WearGuard) products
• 33%savings first time orders and 10% on reorder for NEBS
• 50% off ADP driving record screening and selection services
• 3% discount with ExxonMobile credit card based on all
PHCC member gas purchases
• Associate members receive a discount on Trade Show booths.
• Associate members receive a discount on advertisements
in the New England Progress magazine.
• Members of PHCC of MA will receive a voucher entitling their company for one free Plumbing and Gas Fitting
continuing education class provided by PHCC of MA.
In addition, the employees of PHCC of MA Members will receive a discount. Full program (6-hour class) $10 discount; Gas Fitter only (3-hour class)
$5 discount; Plumbing only (3-hour class) $5 discount. Click here to find out more.