Meet Our Founding Partners

By partnering with organizations that share our vision, we amplify our collective strength, expertise, and resources. This synergy allows us to tackle challenges that may seem insurmountable on our own, fostering innovative solutions and inspiring change in the industry. 

The premiere organization for the p-h-c professional, PHCC provides legislative advocacy, education and training to approximately 3,300 plumbing and HVACR open shop and union businesses and 65,000 technicians. Our members work in the residential, commercial, new construction, industrial and service and repair segments of the construction industry.  Approximately 125 state and local association affiliates are part of PHCC’s chapter network. 

Women in HVACR exists to improve the lives of our members by providing professional avenues to  connect with other women growing their careers in the HVACR industry. We empower women to succeed through networking opportunities, mentoring and education.


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Explore The Trades is delivering information about plumbing, HVAC, and electrical directly to students throughout North America. Founded in 2005, Explore The Trades is committed to developing the next generation of a skilled workforce by changing the perception of the trades. The organization creates awareness of the trades through key industry statistics, career resources and connections with industry-leading residential service companies throughout North America.  

In 1926, F.M. Cockrell started Business News Publishing Co., now BNP Media, in Detroit. First published September 11, 1926, Electric Refrigeration News, now The Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration NEWS, was created to help recognize the importance of the expanding electric refrigeration market.


The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) unites manufacturers, product innovators, researchers, plumbers, and NGOs to protect health and advance well-being through plumbing. We bring clean drinking water and safe sanitation to marginalized communities that are underserved and under-resourced. IWSH works with local partners and prominent members of the community to address real problems, delivers cost-effective plumbing system design that meets all local codes and standards, and provide the necessary education to assure improved and sustained access to clean water, safe sanitation, and adequate hygiene services. 

The International Code Council is the leading global source of model codes and standards and building safety solutions that include product evaluation, accreditation, technology, training, and certification. The Code Council's codes, standards, and solutions are used to ensure safe, affordable, and sustainable communities and buildings worldwide. Our mission is to provide the information, tools, and resources that members rely on, building safety professionals turn to, and the public trusts.


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Formed by leading contractors, Service Nation offers an unmatched selection of HVAC, Plumbing, Remodeling, and Smart Home best practice tools to help you generate leads, close more sales, market your company, recruit technicians and plumbers, price for profit, manage your service agreements, and create an exit strategy.

Align Business Advisory Services is a business and Mergers and Acquisitions advisory firm focused on lower-middle-market businesses nationwide. Our team of CPAs, MBAs, and diverse business executives help businesses grow, scale, and monetize their businesses across a range of industries. Align was founded with the mission of breaking the mold of the traditional “consulting” firm. We’re not “brokers,” “consultants,” or “bankers.” We’re CPAs, MBAs, and business executives who have been where you’re going. We have spent nearly 20 years in the middle market ourselves, so we know where you are going and are uniquely able to help you get there. Our expertise and service approach will generate value for your business - we guarantee it.

Learn more about partnership opportunities HERE.


Our Partners