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IAPMO, Industry Partners Reach Out to U.S. Senate Committee

May 4, 2020
The partners will together submit comments on two critical pieces of water infrastructure legislation.
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Coronavirus and Construction Contracts

March 24, 2020
As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the country, it will impact project performance.
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Record Retention 101 for Contractors

March 18, 2020
Record-keeping is one of the most often overlooked, but critical functions of the business.
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New National Platform Links Nonprofits with Volunteer Construction Lawyers

Nov. 13, 2019
Building for Good launches national platform in four pilot states: Massachusetts, Florida, Minnesota, and New Jersey.
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PHCC Members Advocate for Key Issues at 2019 Legislative Conference

May 17, 2019
Contractors, association executives and industry partners took to Capitol Hill May 7-8 to advocate for PHCC members.
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Thrown Under the Bus

Aug. 22, 2018
As you might see from your own turfs, the reviews range all over the map with ones gushing about the outstanding service to ones throwing the firm under the bus.


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eBook: Building Your Plumbing Business Brand

Nov. 10, 2023
The articles collected here will give you guidance on how to build your brand into something respected, depended on, and instantly recognized.

Settlement between DOE, APGA would rescind regional standards for residential gas furnaces

Jan. 24, 2013
WASHINGTON — The Department of Energy (DOE) agreed to withdraw the pending minimum energy conservation standards that include regional standards for residential non-weatherized...

ACCA Launches Two New Webpages To Help Contractors Track Legislation

Dec. 6, 2012
ACCA, the nation's largest association of indoor environmental systems professionals, has launched two new webpages on that will help members see what state ...

Change order basics — Part 2

Feb. 1, 2012
A common belief among owners is that contractors love changes so they can mark up costs to whatever the market will bear to make up for low initial bids. Contractors, on the ...

New boiler legislation coming soon

Nov. 1, 2011
In the Oct. 6, 2006, Federal Register, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a proposed rule to amend the federal minimum efficiency standards for residential furnaces...