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.

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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.   

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.

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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.

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.

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


The International Code Council is the leading global source of model codes and standards and building safety solutions that include product evaluation, accreditation, technology, training, and certification. The Code Council's codes, standards, and solutions are used to ensure safe, affordable, and sustainable communities and buildings worldwide.


Our Partners