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Jerry Peck
Construction Consultant


Construction Litigation Consultants, LLC
Construction and Litigation Consultants
Serving Florida and the Southeast


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  • "There is no substitute for experience"


    Construction Defects, Defect Mitigation, Construction Litigation, Personal Injury Investigations

    • Construction Consulting prior to, during, and after construction
      • Plan Review
      • Inspections
    • Construction Defect Mitigation prior to, during, and after construction
      • Plan Review
      • Inspections
    • Construction Litigation Consulting for construction related issues
      • Actions involving Builders/Developers/Home Inspectors
        • Plan Review
        • Inspections
        • Expert Witness
      • Personal Injury resulting from an issue with a "structure" or a "building"
        • Plan Review
        • Inspections
        • Expert Witness
    • Florida Building Code definitions:
      • Structure. That which is built or constructed.
      • Building. Any structure used or intended for supporting or sheltering any use or occupancy.

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    Building Code and Building Construction Question & Answer Board
    Providing answers to questions from inspectors, contractors, owners, and the general public
    Codeman for AskCodeMan.com


    Experience:

    Over 45 years construction experience, new construction, existing buildings, renovations.
    Over 25 years as an active state licensed General / Building Contractor (since 1989)
    Over 25 years as a full-time Consultant/Private Building Inspector (since 1990)
    Over 20 years as a construction consultant/expert witness in residential construction defects (since 1990)
    Over 9 years performing AHJ (city/county/schools) code inspections (2006-2015)


    Certifications:

    Florida Certified Contractor:
    - General Contractor CGC1504241
    - Building Contractor CBC0047612

    Florida Certified Plans Examiner:
    - Standard Plans Examiner PX3250
    - - Building Plans Examiner
    - Standard 1 & 2 Family Dwelling Plans Examiner SFP232
    - - 1 & 2 Family Dwelling Plans Examiner

    Florida Certified Inspector:
    - Standard Inspector BN3269
    - - Building Inspector (non-residential and residential)
    - - Plumbing Inspector (non-residential and residential)
    - - Mechanical Inspector (non-residential and residential)
    - - Electrical Inspector, Commercial (non-residential)
    - - Electrical Inspector, Residential
    - - 1 & 2 Family Dwelling Inspector (1 & 2 dwellings for all disciplines)
    - - Coastal Construction Inspector

    International Code Council (ICC) Certified as:
    - Plans Examiner - 5145074-B3
    - - Building Plans Examiner (non-residential and residential)

    International Code Council (ICC) Certified as:
    - Combination Inspector - C8 5181943-C8
    - - Building Inspector (non-residential and residential)
    - - Building Inspector, Residential
    - - Plumbing Inspector (non-residential and residential)
    - - Plumbing Inspector, Residential
    - - Mechanical Inspector (non-residential and residential)
    - - Mechanical Inspector, Residential
    - - Electrical Inspector (non-residential and residential)
    - - Electrical Inspector, Commercial (non-residential)
    - - Electrical Inspector, Residential
    - - Coastal and Flood Plain Construction Inspector


    Certifications Previously Held:

    Florida Certified Pest Control Operator: (Retired)

    Florida Certified WDO Inspector: (Retired)

    Florida Licensed Pest Control Company: (Retired)


    Professional Affiliations:

    Current
    International Code Council (ICC) 1991 (as SBCCI) - current
    International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) 1992 - current
    Building Officials Association of Florida (BOAF) 2004-current
    Building Officials and Inspectors Association Volusia-Flagler Counties (BOIA) 2010-current


    Professional Participation:

    Panel member, Mike Holt’s video “2005 Changes to the National Electrical Code”
    American Indoor Air Quality Council - South Florida, February 2003
    FPL (Florida Power and Light): Presented consumer education seminars on building construction and efficiency
    Provide expert opinions and code answers for other inspectors on Internet inspector forums, e-mail, and phone


    Publications:

    Authored Publications:
    - Inspectors’ Field Comments Newsletter (IFCN) - Author
    - Inspectors’ Code Reference Source (ICRS) - Author

    Building Code Q&A Forums:
    - AskCodeMan.com - Codeman





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