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Rheem to Sponsor PHCC’s HVAC Contractor of the Year Award 
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FALLS CHURCH, Va. (April 20, 2018) – Recognizing excellence in the HVACR industry, Rheem® has partnered with the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association  (PHCC) to sponsor the association’s 2018 HVAC Contractor of the Year Award. The only global manufacturer to design and produce heating, cooling, water heating, pool/spa heating and commercial refrigeration products,  Rheem is proud to support this prestigious award, presented at PHCC’s annual CONNECT Conference and Product & Technology Showcase. 

This year, PHCC and Rheem will team to honor the HVACR contractor who best represents the ideals of the profession. Nominees are judged on professionalism, merchandising and management skills, innovative techniques, trade involvement and community service. The application  deadline is July 31, 2018.

“We greatly value Rheem’s support of this award and of PHCC’s strategic goals,” says PHCC President Laurie Crigler, L&D Associates, Aroda, Virginia. In addition to this sponsorship, Rheem will be showcasing its HVAC line of products at CONNECT this year, “helping us to better serve members in both the plumbing and HVACR markets,” she adds.

Adds Mike Branson, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Rheem Air Division: We are proud to be part of programs that recognize the hard work contractors do day in and day out. Rewarding excellence and innovation are especially important to us and we are excited to collaborate with PHCC on a program that highlights the best practices of our industry’s top contractors.”

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About PHCC

The PHCC-National Association, formed in 1883, provides legislative advocacy, education and training to approximately 3,500 plumbing and HVACR businesses and 70,000 technicians. Members of PHCC have access to a wide variety of services designed to increase their professionalism, grow their business and improve profitability. For more information about PHCC, visit www.phccweb.org.

About Rheem

Founded in 1925, Rheem is the only manufacturer in the world that produces heating, cooling, water heating, pool/spa heating and commercial refrigeration products. Rheem is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, and has an international presence in 14 countries. The company’s premium brands include Rheem, Raypak, Ruud, Eemax, Richmond and Splendid, as well as commercial refrigeration brands Russell, Witt, ColdZone and Kramer, which are part of the company’s Heat Transfer Products Group (HTPG) division. To learn more, visit www.Rheem.com.