Business Session & Voting - April 23 & 24 The PHCC West Business Sessions will be held, via video and phone conference at their originally scheduled times:
• Business Session 1 April 23 - 2:55 PM PDT
• Business Session 2 April 24 - 10:00 AM PDT
We encourage members to use the actual Zoom application as you will need to access to chat feature and view a shared screen.
Business Session - Zoom Test Sessions Members and attendees will have an opportunity to log on to Zoom at their convenience, test computer and speaker functionality as well as familiarize with Zoom's features:
Bay Area Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs The Bay Area Residential Energy Network's Single Family programs have been working with individual Bay Area counties to conduct outreach about programs available to homeowners and contractors:
BayREN Home+ Measures - $400 rebate for efficient gas water heaters (tank or tankless) and a $1,000 rebate for heat pump water heaters
CCA HPWH Timelines - Map showing when each CCA will be coming online with their $1,000 rebate
LA Issues Face Covering Order From Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti:
"On March 19, 2020, I issued a Safer At Home Order for the City of Los Angeles to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our City. The City's workers continue to provide essential services during this emergency, and some of these critical workers face an outsized risk of exposure..."
Contractors State License Board Launches New Online License/Registration Renewal Options The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) launched two different options for Sole Owner licenses without a Responsible Managing Employee (RME) and all other licensees and all HIS registrants.
These options will allow California's more than 283,600 licensed contractors and almost 21,000 registered Home Improvement Salespersons (HIS) to either renew their license, or to pay for their license or registration renewal online via CSLB's website.
PHCC Los Angeles Offers Paul Webb Online Sales Training Plumber Training - Sales Skills Start Training Start Increasing Revenues Now!
Mr. Webb has spent time in the field doing "ride-alongs" with top producing plumbers throughout North America to stay current for today's competitive markets with over 3,000 + students nationwide applying the Sales Masters Techniques. Learn how customers buy, match the right technique with the right customer, and selling skills used by the most successful Plumbers and Technicians in the industry and more.
Essential Businesses Must Implement Social Distancing Protocols The Sacramento County Health Officer Extends COVID-19 Order
All essential businesses shall prepare a "Social Distancing Protocol" for their facilities. Public health provided a Social Distancing Protocol form as Appendix A to the Public Health Order.
A copy of the protocol must be provided to each employee performing work at the facility and businesses must provide evidence of its implementation to any authority enforcing the Order.
New CISA Guidance for Construction The Department of Homeland Security Issues Additional Guidance on Who is an "Essential" Construction Worker
CISA issued new guidance that identifies specific areas where construction workers will typically be considered "essential" and therefore, can work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CISA initially released guidelines on March 19 in response to shelter-in-place orders issued by the governors of California, New York, and Illinois.
SBA Financial Assistance Information Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers, and themselves healthy.