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Plumbing Contractors of America

Today’s successful plumbing contractor has business acumen, a reliable management team, and the flexibility to meet the demands of a changing market. The Plumbing Contractors of America (PCA) provides you, free as a benefit of membership in MCAA, with the information and tools you need to enhance these skills.

Plumbing Podcast
Plumbing is probably the most widely-used of our technologies that gets taken for granted on a daily basis. Nobody ever thinks about how often you come to rely on accessibility to clean, safe water and the removal of waste water. Plumbing is, put simply, integral to our modern quality of life.

PCA's Plumbing Podcast was launched in 2016 to educate the industry on better practices, products and ways that you as a contractor can increase productivity. Over the course of the year, we will have guests that include industry experts, owners and manufacturers. Listen in (almost) weekly to stay up-to-date on the latest podcast.

You can access the Podcast in one of several ways. Subscribe to the Podcast and you'll receive notifications when new episodes have been posted. You can access the Plumbing Podcast directly from Soundcloud. Or, you can follow the link below to listen to episodes directly from this PCA website.

Enjoy! And if you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please contact Sean McGuire.

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Week One of MCAA’s Advanced Leadership Institute Course 16 saw the ALI’s largest class ever. More importantly, this class will use its final project competition to develop technology-oriented best practices aimed at advancing MCAA’s Construction Technology Initiative!

In our Tuesday TechTalk, @mcaageek Sean McGuire asks, “Are tablets replacing mobile phones on your jobsite?” What is becoming clear is that the importance of phones is diminishing. With a six-month payback period, more contractors are choosing to provide tablets to their workforce and explore their benefits and productivity.

Sam Richter, the world’s foremost expert on sales intelligence, is just one of several business-building educational sessions at the MSCA Educational Conference MSCA 2016 (October 24-27, Scottsdale, AZ) that you won’t want to miss!

PCA Chairman and MCAA Board of Directors member Armand Kilijian joined the Plumbing Podcast to discuss the importance of Building Information Modeling (BIM) to plumbing contractors. Don’t miss episode 6!

If you’re planning to grow your company’s professional staff in the next year, consider beginning your search at MCAA’s 2016 Student Chapter and Mechanical Contractor Summit (Denver, CO, October 13-15).

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has raised civil penalties for violations of its rules to take into account inflation since penalties were last set. The new Interim Final Rule, which was published in the Federal Register on July 1, will take effect on August 1, 2016 for violations that occurred after November 2, 2015.

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