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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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Of Interest...

MCAA members continue to play their part in helping communities cope with the impact of COVID-19, and MCA of Colorado member U.S. Engineering is no exception. The company is leveraging its fabrication capabilities for projects that will serve communities in both Colorado and Tennessee.

The MCAA’s “Factors Affecting Labor Productivity” can be an invaluable tool when attempting to prove labor productivity loss, a process that has always been one of the most difficult aspects of change management. John Koontz will explore how to practically apply the MCAA factors to estimate and price losses of labor productivity. Join us on Tuesday, June 9 at 1:00 p.m. EDT.

Southland Industries and the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) team at Penn Medicine shaved 15 months from the construction schedule for a portion of a new hospital tower in University City, Pennsylvania, to prepare for the potential influx of COVID-19 patients.

Everyone wants to work with great talent. And those who have built their businesses around it know that talent thrives on challenge. This week, John will chat with current MCAA President Brian Helm (CEO, the Helm Group) about one way to provide opportunity for challenge: expansion.

National accounting firm Withum shares news regarding the current status of the PPP loan program.

MCAA’s Virtual Trade Show connects our contractor members with the members of MCAA’s Manufacturer/Supplier Council.

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