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Associated Plumbing - Heating - Cooling Contractors of Alabama

ALABAMA

Contractor Table of Contents

The APHCC of Alabama is dedicated to the promotion, advancement, education and training of the industry, for the protection of our environment, and the health, safety, and comfort of society.

SUMMER 2017

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Attracting & Training Top Industry Talent

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Federated Insurance Update: The Eighty-Eight Percent

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Employees Late? Steps to Take

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A New Administration, A New Congress, Where Do We Stand?

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Past Presidents of APHCC

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APHCC 2016 Annual Trade Show – Thank You Exhibitors

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Mark Your Calendar: APHCC 2017 Annual Trade Show

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PHCC of Alabama HVAC Continuing Education Internet Course Application

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PHCC of Alabama Backflow Control Internet Certification Course Application

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Special Thanks to Our Associate Members

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APHCC Annual Golf Tournament Wrap

APHCC of Alabama Officers PRESIDENT: Michael Dean Dean Plumbing Company 3100 Leeman Ferry Road Huntsville, AL 35801 256-883-6130 VICE PRESIDENT: Rick Thomason PHC 1634A Montgomery Highway, Suite 162 Hoover, AL 35216 205-822-0597 SECRETARY-TREASURER: Jay Wiggins Wiggins Incorporated PO Box 1507 Montgomery, AL 36102 334-235-8889 IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT: Mike Scanlon Scanlon Plumbing Services 263 Mendel Parkway Montgomery, AL 36117 331-279-8989 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Bob Mosca PO Box 36972 Birmingham, AL 35236 205-985-9488

Advertiser Directory Alabama 811 Bradford White FastEst, Inc. Kolbi Pipe Marker Co. Liberty Pumps

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Metropolitan Industries Insert Rheem 2 T&S Brass 9 Taco 13 Tax Alternatives 3

APHCC of Alabama Board Christine Joiner DMJ Service, LLC 219 Oxmoor Circle, Ste 1 Homewood, AL 35209 205-362-9989

Charlie Conklin Sentry Plumbing, Heating & Air 2490 Rocky Ridge Road Birmingham, AL 35243 205-979-9864

Paula Quarles Banks Quarles Plumbing, Heating, Cooling 2501 17th Street Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 205-758-2627

Phil Smitherman AUX Mechanical Inc. 5925 Johns Road Bessemer, AL 35023 205-428-8416

James Cole Cole Sewer & Drain Services 4530 Plummer Court Montgomery, AL 36106 334-279-8919

Fred Williamson Williamson Plumbing 560 Glade Park Loop Montgomery, AL 36109

Nick Tatum Conrad Watson Air Conditioning, Inc. 4100 County Road 5 Monroeville, AL 36460 251-282-7741

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Barry Lee Birmingham Noland Company 500 35th Street North Birmingham, AL 35222 205-323-6322

Senior Editor: Bob Mosca PO Box 36972 Birmingham, AL 35236 (205) 985-9488 • alphcc@gmail.com

Alabama Contractor is the official magazine of the Associated Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of Alabama and is published four times annually. APHCC of Alabama does not necessarily endorse any of the companies advertising in this publication or the views of its writers. Alabama Contractor is designed and published by Blue Water Publishers, LLC. Articles and information published in this magazine may not be reproduced without written consent of the APHCC of Alabama or Blue Water Publishers, LLC. APHCC reserves the right in its sole discretion to reject advertising that does not meet APHCC qualifications or which may detract from its business, professional or ethical standards. The publisher cannot assume responsibility for claims made by advertisers and is not responsible for the opinions expressed by contributing authors. For more information on advertising, contact Eric Johnson, Blue Water Publishers, LLC, 9406 N. 107th St., Milwaukee, WI 53224 414-708-2059 / fax: 414-354-5317 eric@bluewaterpublishers.com


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ATTRACTING & TRAINING TOP INDUSTRY TALENT: WHAT CAN YOU DO NOW?

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he projected worker shortage in the P-H-C industry is staggering. According to PHCC, the trades will need 21 percent more plumbers and 21 percent more HVAC technicians by 2022 … in addition to replacing workers who retire!

Many companies already are facing problems finding qualified workers, and there are more challenges to come. PHCC and the PHCC Educational Foundation have implemented a special task force to assess ways p-h-c businesses can attract, train, and retain the next generation of skilled workers. In the meantime, here are some suggestions on how you can develop the workforce you need … now and in the future.

ATTRACT – THINGS YOU CAN DO IN YOUR AREA! •

Share your passion with local schools: lead a Career Day presentation and spark an interest in a student who hadn’t considered a plumbing or HVACR career; head a discussion on trade occupations at a PTA or PTO meeting; establish a co-op plumbing program in your local high school.

Talk with school officials about the importance of career and technical education.

Mentor students of all ages; start with your local Scouting troops (Boy Scouts of America offers merit trade badges, including plumbing, welding, drafting, and – coming soon – HVAC; learn more at www.meritbadge.org).

Invite students and young adults to “shadow” you for a day to get a real-life perspective of a “day in the life” of a p-h-c professional.

Partner with your local community and technical colleges on developing a shared vision for student outcomes and collaborating on both curriculum and instructor training.

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Bring industry partners into the conversation; work with manufacturers, wholesalers, etc. on establishing a relationship with a school by donating equipment, materials, or classroom assistance time.

Educate your elected officials about the critical need for Career and Technical Education (CTE) and workforce program funding; call their offices or write a letter.

Use social media. This popular marketing platform is a great way to promote why people should consider choosing the p-h-c profession – education alternatives, solid wages, comfortable living, contributions to public health and safety, opportunities for hands-on work, emerging high-tech possibilities, etc. When possible, add photos and video for added impact.

Promote technology in the trade. Heightened energy efficiency standards have dictated even more high-tech products and tools in the industry, perfectly suited to today’s young people.

Show career growth opportunities; the construction industry not only presents prospects for business management and


ownership but encompasses multiple career paths, such as accounting and marketing, even technical writing and law. •

Support and tap into the PHCC Educational Foundation’s scholarship program, this year awarding $77,500 in scholarships to apprentices or students entering a course of study directly related to the p-h-c industry.

TRAIN – THE PHCC EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION HAS PROVEN TOOLS DESIGNED TO HELP CONTRACTORS TRAIN THE NEXT GENERATION OF SKILLED WORKERS, INCLUDING: •

A complete four-year series of plumbing and HVACR textbooks (using Dept. of Labor-approved curriculum); also available in eBook format. A four-year plumbing and HVACR online eLearning program designed for students who cannot attend a traditional classroom setting. A series of plumbing assessment tests for each year of apprenticeship in a traditional four-year program; also can be used as an entry-level journeyman test. Plumbing and HVACR competitions, including SkillsUSA (www.skillsusa.org) and the PHCC Educational Foundation.

For more information, visit http://foundation.phccweb.org.

RETAIN – ONCE YOU RECRUIT AND TRAIN SKILLED WORKERS, HOW DO YOU KEEP THEM? •

Make sure your company has the perfect system for employee development and the right type of work environment to keep new and existing employees.

Serve your community … because you’re a part of that community; get involved in local charities and needs, and model that commitment to your employees.

Share your craft with the next generation, and pass on the traditions and pride built in this trade!

WE ALL GAIN You have the power to keep our industry strong, but you must get involved! A little work goes a long way in protecting you, your company, your family, your future. Start attracting and preparing the next generation of skilled workers … today! PHCC and the PHCC Educational Foundation can provide everything you need to get started … plus watch for new strategies and tools. Visit www.phccweb.org, or e-mail membership@naphcc.org. Article courtesy of PHCC – National Association

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INDUSTRY NEWS

THE EIGHTY-EIGHT PERCENT

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e hear a lot about millennials these days, and with good reason. They’re buying houses, paying off student debt, getting involved, and working at their first real job. You might have one or a few working for you right now. Give them what they need to be fulfilled by their job, and you have yourself energetic, innovative, valuable employees. But, be aware: AAA® recently called young millennials (19-24) the “worst behaved drivers in the U.S.”* The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety released a driver survey, which found that within a 30-day timeframe 88 percent of millennials did at least one unsafe activity while driving, with texting, speeding, and running a red light the most common. This may not come as a surprise. What should be surprising is that they don’t think there’s anything wrong with that.

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But – and this is nearly as troubling – the millennials were only 21 percentage points worse than the “safest” age group, the 60-74-year-olds, who admitted to risky driving behaviors more than 67 percent of the time. This means that two-thirds of the drivers sharing the road with you today aren’t paying attention to their driving. Millennials may be number one on a dismal list, but they’ve got company. Statistically speaking, your millennial drivers may put your business at more risk for liability. But, do you and


your other employees set a good example for your younger counterparts of what is and isn’t acceptable behavior? Does everyone adhere to your company’s driving policy? Or might you count yourselves part of the two-thirds? It takes just one employee-involved vehicle crash and the liability alone could be staggering. It could very well make or break your business. Consider this actual Federated claim: The manager asked a staff member to go buy snacks for an employee meeting, and let the employee take a company car. The employee ran a red light while texting, and broadsided another vehicle in the intersection, severely injuring the other driver. CLAIM AMOUNT: $750,000. Of course, driving statistics and examples are not enough reason to avoid hiring young adults. But, an awareness on a risk management level is sensible. Knowing that an employee driving mishap could be a possibility can be motivation for your risk manager to ensure a driving policy and employee training are in place and up-to-date.

Federated Insurance has an ongoing campaign against distracted driving, which includes a variety of risk management resources clients can access and subscribe to, to educate their employees, monitor their driving, and involve them in pledging to end distracted driving. In addition, the National Safety Council has a program to help employers clarify safe driving expectations for their employees of all ages, along with materials for implementing company policies. For these and other risk management resources, log in to Federated’s Shield Network® or contact your local Federated representative for more details. *To read the entire article, go to http://newsroom.aaa. com/2017/02/young-millennials-top-list-worst-behaveddrivers/

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EMPLOYEES LATE? STEPS TO TAKE QUESTION: What is the best way to handle employees who are constantly or continually late to work? RESPONSE: The best way to manage employees who are consistently tardy to work is through the use and enforcement of the employer’s disciplinary action policy or other similar progressive disciplinary approach. An employer should keep in mind the importance of issuing consistent disciplinary action for similarly situated employees who exhibit similar policy infractions. 10 Summer 2017 • Alabama Contractor • www.alabamaphcc.org


Typically for an attendance-type policy violation, an employer will seek to verbally warn tardy employees on the first offense and remind them of their schedule and of when they are expected to report to work. Verbal disciplinary action should be documented and placed in the respective employees’ personnel files. Ideally once an employee is counseled that he or she is not meeting expectations regarding punctuality, he or she will improve and that will be the end of it. If the policy supports written disciplinary action for a first offense, of course the employer can and should adhere to its policy. If, however, the tardiness continues, the employer may need to progress to more forceful disciplinary action, which can include a written disciplinary document or perhaps a suspension (which can be unpaid for non-exempt employees), again taking care to ensure that any disciplinary action issued is consistent with employer policy and past practice. This means that if more than one employee is routinely late to work, the employer’s approach to issuing discipline should be the same for each of those employees. At the time of issuance, an offending employee should be advised of the importance of reporting to work on time, and what the consequences will be if he or she does not make, and sustain, improvement. Finally, if any employee is unable to meet scheduling expectations and continues to arrive late, the employer may need to terminate the employment relationship and look to hire someone who can more reliably report to work. Regardless, the employer must take care to ensure that whatever disciplinary action is used for unsatisfactory attendance and punctuality, it stops short of failing or refusing to pay wages that have been earned, or imposing any fine as a penalty. Monetary punitive measures of this nature often run afoul of applicable law and are ill-advised. As noted, the employer should ensure that if tardiness is an issue for multiple employees, they are all treated in a consistent manner when it comes to disciplinary action. Keep in mind that this assumes that none of the tardiness is attributable to something for which there is statutory protection. For example, if any employees are late to work due to a sincerely held religious belief or a disabling condition, the employer may have a duty to excuse the attendance infraction as a form of reasonable accommodation (see https://www.eeoc.gov/

policy/docs/accommodation.html#modified as to disability accommodation, and https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/ wysk/workplace_religious_accommodation.cfm as to religious accommodation). Of course, instances of unsatisfactory attendance that are frequent, unpredictable and unreliable typically do not have to be tolerated if they visit an undue hardship upon the employer (see question 20 at https://www.eeoc.gov/facts/performanceconduct.html#issues which specifically addresses this issue, for example). Employees who are eligible under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and who have been certified for intermittent leave may also need to be excused from attendance violations in some cases. If you do not have an attendance and punctuality policy, we recommend adopting one. Any new or revised policy should be clearly communicated to employees in advance of its implementation. If the employer does have a policy in place but has been remiss in enforcing it, we recommend reviewing the policy with employees to remind them of what it contains and what is expected of them, and letting them know that the employer will begin enforcing it, taking disciplinary action when and as necessary to ensure compliance from all employees. © 2014 Advisors Law Group, All Rights Reserved To learn more about the Federated Employment Practices Network®, contact your local Federated Marketing Representative, or visit www. federatedinsurance.com.

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A NEW ADMINISTRATION, A NEW CONGRESS… WHERE DO WE STAND?

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hroughout history, public policy making – regardless of political party and whether it’s local, state, or national – is a tough business. To treat it like it’s a scorecard is ridiculous. Every American president and every Member of Congress has the pressure to work toward improving the quality of life for a nation for this generation and future generations. This is nothing new. Absolutely this nation has endured lawmakers who have gotten off track, but we need to maintain the purity of the system. One of the toughest parts of public policy is to oppose something someone else is expressing, and still try to keep in mind that they are doing (in their heart) the right thing. It’s a true challenge, but important. So, where do we stand in Washington, D.C.? •

Supreme Court - Neil Gorsuch is our newest Supreme Court Justice

Health Care – As you now by know, the American Health Care Act passed the House and now the debate moves to the Senate. We can analyze the actions of the House and the details of the issues of what passed the House all day, but in truth, we now need to wait and understand what the Senate is thinking (this could take weeks or months and the Senate has vowed to significantly modify the House bill). Whether you agree or disagree with what the House did, we’re still in the first inning.

Tax Reform – This is one of the most positive actions in Washington, D.C., this year. A proposed tax reform plan (which has been talked about for the last three years) has been released and is now being worked on in the House and Senate. The proposed tax reform plan would:

Cut the number of income tax brackets from seven to three, with a top rate of 35 percent and lower rates of 25 percent and 10 percent. It is not clear what income ranges will fall under those brackets. It would also double the standard deduction.

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• Water activity in pit is monitored and alerts are sent for critical levels • Audible alarm and status LEDs alert users of emergency issues if problems occur • Remote alarm contact provides integration capability into existing security systems • Remote alarm input allows for connection of other sensor or device for alarm notification • Fully customizable settings adjustable via SMS with set points, up to 72” • Intrinsically safe barrier available

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Features & Alerts

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The Ion Genesis® is a dual pump controller The new Ion Genesis® controller for sump and sewage pumps makes operational changes easy with innovations you (and your customers) will appreciate. The Controller

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• Control the liquid level without even entering the pit

• Compact housing design adds durability and minimizes areas where grease can accumulate

• Displays information at the touch of a button

• New PVC and rubber cords include UL sewage rating

• Remote alarm contact port for optional dialer to contact in case of an emergency • Controls 1 or 2 pumps (alternating or at the same time)

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• Leak resistant and extremely durable • Multiple stainless steel screws supply optimal pressure ensuring superior sealing properties

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The Ion+® is a single pump controller High water alarm notifications combined with the reliable Ion® sensor provide superior performance and reliability to industry standard mechanical switches. The Controller

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• Power, system and high water LEDs indicate system status

• Senses water based on pressure using solidstate technology with no moving parts to fail

• Audible alarm buzzer alerts user of issues

• Leak resistant and extremely durable

• Remote alarm contact port (RJ11) for optional dialer to contact in case of an emergency

• Multiple stainless steel screws supply optimal pressure ensuring superior sealing properties

• Starts and stops the pump via the piggyback pump power receptacle

• Rated for use in both sump and sewage applications

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Decrease the corporate tax rate to 15 percent from 35 percent.

Tax income flow through entities at 15%.

Eliminate tax deductions, with only a few exceptions, including the mortgage interest and charitable contribution deductions.

Establish “one-time tax” on the trillions of dollars held by corporations overseas though the rate for that tax has yet to be determined, including a repatriation rate.

Repeal the “death tax.”

Repeal the alternative minimum tax.

Regulatory Reform – Much or what PHCC has pursued in terms of regulatory reform has been taken care of with Presidential Executive Orders. PHCC will continue to pursue legislative regulatory reform, but for now there is a hold on many of the rules and regulations we’ve fought. Regulatory reform is also conveyed in tax reform in the form of regulatory accountability (a process by which a regulatory agency must comply with its obligations in terms of conducting economic impact studies prior to finalizing a rule or regulation, so as to understand the harm – if any – of the new rule or regulation to small business).

Infrastructure Spending – A proposed $200 billion plan has been released. This is significant. It signals that lawmakers understand the true parallel between the health of the economy and the health of its transportation system. It also signals that there is a true commitment to apply needed funding to infrastructure underground as it pertains to clean water.

None of these initiatives is unachievable and all are in play. The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling ContractorsNational Association is the oldest construction trade association in the nation. PHCC may not set the agenda of what is considered in Washington, D.C., but PHCC certainly has a seat at the table when lawmakers need to make decisions on issues impacting the industry, and the best interest of the nation. On June 13-14, 2017, we will bring our collective voice to Capitol Hill. We need you to be involved and help the industry impact issues critical to the plumbing, heating, cooling industry. Contact PHCC National for more details.

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The SmartPlug Instant Hot Water Control® has been awarded the 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Award Product of the Year, and with good reason: it upgrades any corded hot water recirculation pump to a smart pump, so your customers can enjoy the additional energy savings and comfort that come with smart technology. Installation is quick and easy: attach the included sensor to the hot water supply line. Then plug the circulator into the SmartPlug, and the SmartPlug into a 110v wall outlet. No programming, timers or aquastats are needed. The SmartPlug is just one reason why more pros are looking to Taco for new and better comfort solutions.

Visit us at www.TacoComfort.com or join us on social media.

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PAST PRESIDENTS of The APHCC of Alabama 2014-2015

Mike Scanlon, Montgomery

1965-1966

W.H. Bowles, Anniston

2012-2013

Phil Smitherman, Bessemer

1963-1964

Ferrin C. Smith, Florence

2010-2011

Paula Quarles, Tuscaloosa

1961-1962

Doy H. Hammond, Montgomery

2008-2009

Charlie Conklin, Birmingham

1960

Elmer Russell, Florence

2005-2006

Fred Williams, Montgomery

1959

John W. Dill, Tuscaloosa

2002-2005

Rick Thomason, Birmingham

1958

Raymon E. Allison, Anniston

2001

Charles (Buddy) Parkes, Muscle Shoals

1956-1957

Harry L. Eskew, Birmingham

1998-1999

George Brickley, Scottsboro

1954-1955

Alex Pate, Birmingham

1997

Phil Smitherman, Bessemer

1952-1953

James B. Donaghey, Mobile

1996

Rick Hamm, Florence

1951

Fitts Smitherman, Birmingham

1995

Mike Scanlon, Montgomery

1950

Bob L. Murphree, Tuscaloosa

1994

Brad Hinton, Hueytown

1948-1949

Ray W. Stewart, Gadsden

1993

Gary Pettus, Muscle Shoals

1947

Sam K. Bodie, Mobile

1992

Conrad Watson, Monroeville

1945-1946

Stansel A. Brown, Birmingham

1991

Mark Slimer, Birmingham

1943-1944

Jack M. Main, Montgomery

1989-1990

Jim Early, Decatur

1942

Guy Acton, Birmingham

1988

Tom Michael, Birmingham

1940-1941

Lester Ray, Dothan

1987

Wilbur Doonan, Birmingham

1939

J. L. (Buddy) Pope, Montgomery

1986

Walter Parkes, Muscle Shoals

1935

Charles Bailey, Montgomery

1985

Barney Knight, Birmingham

1933-1934

Joseph W. Pate, Birmingham

1984

Billy Guin, Birmingham

1932

George H. Russell, Florence

1983

J. D. Keller, Birmingham

1931

Harmon Williams, Montgomery

1982

Hubert Howard, Birmingham

1930

Charles A. Mandy, Birmingham

1981

Roy Deerman, Birmingham

1929

J.L. (Buddy) Pope, Montgomery

1980

Tommy Shaw, Montgomery

1927-1928

S. E. Scholze, Birmingham

1979

Bill Early, Jr., Birmingham

1924-1926

W. T. Perry, Montgomery

1978

John C. Dill, Tuscaloosa

1922-1923

E. Daniels, Birmingham

1977

Barnett L. Banks, Birmingham

1920-1921

Joseph W. Pate, Birmingham

1976

Hubert Howard, Birmingham

1918-1919

C. W. Spangler, Birmingham

1975

Dave Nuckols, Tuscaloosa

1916-1917

R. P. Reeves, Montgomery

1974

John Jackson, Montgomery

1914-1915

H. Hines, Birmingham

1973

Walter Parkes, Florence

1911-1913

Chris Bailey, Montgomery

1972

Lynoid Vaughn, Montgomery

1910

Charles Barnetz, Birmingham

1971

Bob Quinn, Huntsville

1906-1909

William Wilby, Selma

1970

John Spearman, Birmingham

1898-1905

T. J. Young, Mobile

1969

Tom Neville, Montgomery

1897

D. A. Ferrell, Anniston

1967-1968

Edward Briggs, Florence

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Mark Your Calendars 2017 Alabama PHCC Annual Trade Show October 11, 2017 At Old Car Heaven 3501 1st Ave S • Birmingham, Alabama 35222

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SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

Alabama 811

Annette Raburn 811 mlyvers@al811.com

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Chris Chiles 256-858-5801 Chris.chiles@ferguson.com

Alabama Plumbing and Gas Fitters Noland Board Barry Lee David Wilcox 205-945-4857 Davidh.Wilcox@pgfb.alabama.gov

205-323-6322 bwlee@noland.com

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Terry Falkner 205-276-9051 tjfalkner@yahoo.com

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Ronnie Holmes 205-833-0700 Ronnie.holmes@colemanrussell.com Christine Joiner 205-362-9989 Christiner@dmjservco.com

Jay Compton 205-940-9913 jcompton@DECconstruction.com Garrett Pepper 404-497-8871

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APHCC of Alabama Annual Golf Tournament May 19, 2017 Thank you to all who sponsored and participated in this terrific event! 1st Place

2nd Place

Wilber Doonan, Jay Langley Zac Scanlon, John Bailey

James Martin, Kerry Thrasher Tyler Reynolds, Buck Wheat

Special Thanks to Our Hole Sponsors: Alabama 811 Woodford Watco Bath Waste Rick Thomason PHC Dean Plumbing

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Due to a great turnout, APHCC of Alabama will donate $1000 to the Autism Society of Alabama on behalf of these great golfers! www.Autism-Alabama.org

Andrew Stansell, Hudson Martin James Martin, Tyler Reynolds

Rocky Randolph, Dody McMurrayAustin Charella, Joe Davis

Mike Scanlon, Zac Scanlon Rick McKenzie, Zac McMurly

Joe Strampe, Frank Warren Matt Stamps, Shane Dumas

Wilber Doonan, Drew Doonan Jim Cunningham, Buck Wheat

Kerry Thrasher, John Bradberry Lantis Hollis, Keven Williams

Charlie Conkllin, Jimmy Harrison Keith Harrelson, Talmadge James

McKay Lyers, Ed Guy Barry Moman, Brian Parker

Michael Tortomase, Kenneth Wells John Bailey, Jay Langley

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