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.

Learn more about partnership opportunities HERE

Explore the Trades

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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.    

At Explore The Trades our mission is to recruit individuals to the plumbing, heating, cooling and electrical trades. These industries keep our country running. Jobs in these industries are in high demand and come with great pay, career opportunities and job security. We want to help you discover that these careers aren’t just a choice – they’re the best choice.

BNP Media

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.

More than 90 years later, BNP Media has evolved into one of the largest privately held B2B media companies in the United States, serving multiple industries with over 45 leading B2B brands, 40 live events, and hundreds of online events and continuing education courses. As we continue to grow, we are driven by a commitment to excellence and dedication to our core mission: helping people succeed in business with superior information. 

Service Nation

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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.

Mission Statement

The mission of Service Nation is to change contractors’ lives for the better.

We put contractors first in all we do, not just because our mission  demands it, but because it is the right thing to do. We seek quintuple wins where not only our members win, but also where the consumers they serve win, our partners win, out affiliates win, and we win. The quintuple win improves lives. It makes us a force for good in the markets we serve.

PHCC National


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.

Members of PHCC have access to a wide variety of resources and services, strengthening their reputation as the best choice for professionalism, reliable products and knowledgeable service—and as a proud protector of public health and safety and the environment.

Approximately 125 state and local association affiliates are part of PHCC’s chapter network.


The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association is dedicated to the advancement and education of the plumbing and HVACR industry for the health, safety and welfare of society and the protection of the environment.


Our Partners