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NY Heat Act Does Not Pass

The NYSPHCC wanted to share the below update from National Fuel since June 8 marked the end of the NYS Legislative Session. We appreciate the hard work of likeminded stakeholders in fighting the proposed NY Heat Act.

Read MoreJun 13, 2024

"I was Born to Be a Plumber" - from PHCC Online

‘I Was Born to Be a Plumber’
Reconciling Family Traditions with Changing Times
(and What You Can Do Through Social Media)

PHCC—National President Joe Cornetta, co-owner of a third-generation plumbing and heating business in Elmont, New York, says he was “born and bred to be in this trade and eventually control the path of our family tradition.”

Read MoreMar 21, 2024

Gas Ban Press Conference Photos

Photos from the Gas Ban Press Conference on October 18 are now viewable in our Event Galleries!

 

Read MoreOct 24, 2023

Join the Fight & Save Our Industry!

PHCC of NY State, PHCC of Long Island & PCA of Long Island Announcing Our Lawsuit to Fight NYS Gas Ban.

PHCC National Mark Valentini will speak on behalf of PHCC NY State. Please Come & Show Your Support!

 

Read MoreOct 16, 2023

Urge Representatives to Give New Yorkers Energy Options

Read MoreMar 13, 2023

FROZEN PIPE ALERT: Cold Weather with Below Freezing Temperatures 2/1/23 - 2/5/23

Read MoreFeb 1, 2023

PHCC National Membership Benefits 2022!

PHCC National offers everything you need to strengthen your business and educate your employees!

Read MoreJul 15, 2022


PHCC LI Past President Joe Cornetta Talks Fossil Fuel Ban on Fox 5

Watch PHCC National Vice President and PHCC LI Past President Joe Cornetta speak on the looming fossil fuel ban on Fox 5 News!

Read MoreApr 6, 2022

PHCC LI Virtual Food Drive

PHCC of Long Island has raised $1,400 for Island Harvest as they help those in need during this pandemic. Thank you to everyone who so graciously donated to our Virtual Food Drive!

Read MoreJun 23, 2020

PHCC of LI Attends PHCC of MA Trade Show

PHCC of Long Island Past Presidents Hunto Botto and Joe Cornetta attended the PHCC of MA Trade Show.

Read MoreMar 9, 2020

PHCC Leaders Share Their 2020 Predictions, Advice for Contractors

PHCC LI Past President and PHCC National Association President Elect, Hunter Botto, recently spoke to The ACHR NEWS. He offered advice for contractors as we enter the new year and highlighted the value of PHCC membership! "I am good plumber, but became a good businessman with the help of PHCC. " - Botto

Click here to read the article!

Jan 3, 2020

Introducing Young People to the Profession: PHCC of Long Island Plumbers Work with Local Boy Scouts on Plumbing Skills and Theories

PHCC of Long Island was first introduced to the Boy Scouts of Nassau County in the Spring of 2017. The members of our association met thousands of young scouts and their parents at the 100th Anniversary Jamboree at Eisenhower Park and were able to demonstrate basic plumbing skills. The success of that day was well documented and set the stage for future activities with the Scouts.

Jerry Katz, Board Member of the Theodore Roosevelt Council of Boy Scouts, and PHCC LI came up with a unique idea last fall. Traditionally, the Boy Scouts travel to their summer camp for a full week where they participate in many scouting activities including earning merit badges. Katz explained that one of the merit badges offered at camp was a plumbing merit badge. It didn’t take long for several members to enlist, and the project took off. Click here to continue reading!

Nov 19, 2019

Boy Scouts Training

The PHCC of Long Island (PHCC LI) was first introduced to the Boy Scouts of Nassau County in the Spring of 2017. The members of our association met thousands of young scouts and their parents at the 100th Anniversary Jamboree at Eisenhower Park and were able to demonstrate basic plumbing skills. The success of that day was well documented and set the stage for future activities with the scouts.

Jerry Katz, Board Member of the Theodore Roosevelt Council of Boy Scouts, as well as the PHCC LI, came up with a unique idea last fall. Traditionally, the Boy Scouts travel to their summer camp for a full week where they participate in many scouting activities including earning merit badges. Jerry explained that one of the merit badges offered at camp was a plumbing merit badge. It didn't take long for several members to enlist and the project took off. We were able to get the plumbers of PHCC LI to travel upstate to Livingston Manor to work with the scouts on plumbing skills and theories.

Read MoreSep 11, 2019

Boy Scouts of America, Theodore Roosevelt Council - Plumbing Merit Badge

It was a pleasure working with the Theodore Roosevelt Council BSA in helping the Scouts earn their Plumbing Merit Badge! #phccli #boyscouts

Read MoreJul 15, 2019

The Power of One Advocating on Behalf of the P-H-C Industry, These Members Prove That Even a Single Voice Can Make a Difference

PHCC of Long Island Past President, Joe Cornetta, was featured in an article from PHCC's Solutions Magazine! Click here to check it out!

Jul 11, 2019

PHCC of Long Island Leadership Making a Difference on Capitol Hill

At the recent 2019 PHCC Legislative Conference on Capitol Hill (Washington, DC) PHCC of Long Island leaders (Joe Cornetta and Hunter Botto...along with other leaders at PHCC) met with US Congressman Glenn Thompson (R-PA) to encourage his support of critical legislation that would expand Association Health Plans.  The result of the meeting - Congressman Thompson is now a cosponsor of the legislation!  Congressman Thompson is a senior member of the US House of Representatives and serves as Co-Chairman of the US House of Representatives Congressional Career and Technical Education Caucus.

Read MoreJun 24, 2019

Need for State-Level Plumbing Licensing Requirements

The PHCC of Long Island recently sent letters to several newly elected New York State officials, including Governor Andrew M. Cuomo,  to raise the issue of a statewide plumbing license. Click here to read that letter.

Mar 14, 2019

Congressman Suozzi, Long Island County Executives Announce Formation Of Long Island Apprenticeship & Workforce Development Task Force

Over the next three months, the newly formed task force will look to utilize and promote resources to support a pipeline to well-paying, high-skilled jobs on Long Island.

Congressman Tom Suozzi (D – Long Island, Queens), Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, and other leaders from the business community, labor, local community colleges, BOCES, and workforce development boards announced the formation of the Long Island Apprenticeship & Workforce Development Task Force.

Read MoreMar 12, 2019

Frozen Pipe Warning

The Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors of Long Island (PHCC-LI) have issued a frozen pipe alert for Long Island.

Below freezing weather is expected over the next week across Long Island. The members and leaders of the PHCC-LI warn homeowners and building maintenance personnel about the potential for frozen pipes which could lead to pipes bursting. Broken pipes can cause expensive, dangerous and severe flood damage. PHCC-LI urges homeowners to take immediate and cost-effective preventative steps.

 

Read MoreJan 18, 2019