The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association’s (PHCC) Educational Foundation received a 2017 Power of a Silver Award from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) for its national workforce awareness campaign.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced 6.2 million job openings in June. Of those, 338,000 occurred in manufacturing and 225,000 in construction.

Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) named Jack Knox, president of R.F. Knox Company Inc. (Smyrna, Georgia), president of its board.

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) named Loren Sweatt deputy assistant secretary.

The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) appointed Ellen Tohn, founder of Tohn Environmental Strategies (Wayland, Massachusetts), to its board of directors.

LonMark Intl. (Santa Clara, California) named Panasonic Corp. (Fukuoka City, Japan) as its newest member. 

Publication date: 9/11/2017

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