South / Regional Reports

APHCC Of Texas Announces Accomplishments At Meeting

July 7, 2005
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
DALLAS - The Associated Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors (APHCC) of Texas recently listed some of its accomplishments in 2004-2005 at the group's annual meeting in Dallas in mid-June.

  • Sixty new contractor members since July 1, 2004 for a total of 225 contractor members.

  • Workers Comp Trust started on January 1, 2005, making APHCC one of the first three groups approved by the Texas Department of Insurance.

  • One hundred sixty-one billboards put up in April-May in Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio.

  • Eleven thousand students taught in Plumbing Continuing Education.

  • Eighteen scholarships awarded by APHCC Charitable & Educational Foundation.

  • Jo Wagner elected as national PHCC vice president and Bill Jones serves as national director on the PHCC board.

  • Nancy Jones and Eddie Holub traveled to Connecticut to testify to the legislature on behalf of the Connecticut PHCC continuing education program.

  • APHCC developed its online correspondence course.

    In addition APHCC members were given a legislative update from the 79th regular session of the Texas legislature. Highlights included:

  • Enforcement of contracts with local government entities (HB 2039).

  • Reform of the procedures to resolve disputed claims with the state (HB 1940).

  • Asbestos and silica litigation reform (SB 15).

  • Measure banning local government entities from going into the construction industry (HB 1826).

  • Workers' compensation reform (HB 7).

    For more information on the APHCC of Texas annual meeting, see the stories "Making The Right Moves For The Future" and "Key Steps In Acquiring And Keeping Customers" in the July 11, 2005 issue of The News.

    Publication date: 07/11/2005

  • Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

    You must login or register in order to post a comment.

    Multimedia

    Videos

    Image Galleries

    2014 ACI Home Performance Conference

    The 2014 ACI National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show was held in Detroit.

    Podcasts

    NEWSMakers: Michael Willburn

    Michael Willburn, president, Infloor Heating Systems, joins the program to discuss his company, radiant heating, industry trends, and whether contractors are becoming more interested in radiant heating. Posted on July 11.

    More Podcasts

    ACHRNEWS

    NEWS 07-21-14 cover

    2014 July 21

    Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

    Table Of Contents Subscribe

    R-22 PHASEOUT POLL

    Some in the industry are calling for the EPA to halt production of R-22 as of 2015. What do you think?
    View Results Poll Archive

    HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

    plumbing-hvac.gif
    2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

    Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

    More Products

    Clear Seas Research

     

    Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

    DON'T MISS A THING

    Magazine image
     
    Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

    STAY CONNECTED

    facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con