PHCC Spotlight on Daystar Plumbing

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The Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors of California would like to spotlight one of its members: Daystar Plumbing, a member of the local chapter, PHCC of greater San Francisco. Serving the San Mateo County, San Francisco, Marin County area, Daystar Plumbing has held its contractor’s license since 1989, with C36 classification.  (To find out what this classification means, find a key, …

PHCC Spotlight on Saddleback Plumbing

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The Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors of California would like to spotlight one of its members: Saddleback Plumbing Inc., a member of the local chapter, PHCC of Orange County. Serving the Santa Margarita area, Saddleback Plumbing has held its contractor’s license since, with classifications C20 and C36.  (To find out what these classifications mean, find a key, with detailed explanations, on …

PHCC Spotlight on Roto Rooter & Plumbing Co.

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The Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors of California would like to spotlight one of its members: Roto Rooter Service & Plumbing Co. (Hoffman Southwest) are members of the PHCC of Orange County, Riverside and San Bernardino chapters (PHCCORSB) and are also a member of the San Diego chapter(PHCC of San Diego). Roto Rooter Service & Plumbing  service all of Orange County …

PHCC Spotlight on Pace Setter Plumbing

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The Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors of California would like to spotlight one of its members: Pace Setter Plumbing, a member of the local chapter, PHCC of greater Los Angeles. Serving the Lancaster area, Pacesetter Plumbing has held its contractor’s license since 1988, with classifications B, C34, C36, C43, A, C4, C21, C46, C55, and C2, with Certifications ASB and HAZ.  …

Professionalism Means Industry Leadership

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PHCC is one of a handful of organizations with full partnership status in the most important exposition of PHC products aimed at trade clientele. ISH North America is held every other year at a major city somewhere in the United States and Canada. Exhibitors flock from all over the world to display the newest wares in PHC products, tools, equipment …

Professionalism Means Fair Treatment Of Employees & Customers

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Trade professionals are skilled workers who deserve to be compensated accordingly. PHCC does not determine wage scales and benefits paid by its members. Nonetheless, by enhancing their business professionalism, PHCC gives its members a leg up in competing in the marketplace with something to offer other than the lowest price in town. Companies able to charge fair prices for their …

Professionalism Means Sturdy Products & Installations

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Our modern era abounds with the need to cut costs in every business and on every construction project. Plumbing-heating-cooling products have proliferated to accommodate every budget. Too often, the “good-better-best” options offered to the public have deteriorated into a fourth category of cheaply made goods developed solely on the basis of price. PHCC members take pride in their ability to …

Codes & Licensing Help Define Professionalism

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The integrity of plumbing systems relies on the experience and know-how of professional plumbers. Their know-how has been incorporated into the National Standard Plumbing Code administered by PHCC. It is one of three model plumbing codes used by local communities throughout the United States as a basis for codes suitable to their local environment. Scores of code committees exist in …

Professionalism In Education

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What separates the professional plumbing contractor from the “fly-by-night” operators who are in it only for the money? Usually it boils down to education. Most contractors come from the ranks of trade workers who decide to go into business for themselves. These former plumbers and HVAC mechanics tend to be top-notch performers with the tools of the trade. Unfortunately, few …

Professionalism Translates To Heating & Cooling Expertise

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Early plumbers adapted naturally to the allied craft of providing central heat to buildings using steam and hot water — known collectively as “hydronics.” Both plumbing and hydronic heating involved tapping a water source and conveying it through an intricate system of closed piping. Many early master plumbers found heating a natural business extension of their tradecraft. With the rise …