Electrical Codes Speaker, Paul Gadomski - Principal of Industrial Consulting and Education, LLC
Paul is a career firefighter with 33 years of experience who retired in 2010. He attained the rank of Captain and was placed in charge of the Fire Prevention Bureau and served in all aspects of the Incident Command System during emergencies.
Concurrent to the Fire Service, he ran his own electrical contracting business for 30 years.
He currently holds a valid license as an electrical contractor, Fire Official and Electrical Contractor's C.E.U. instructor. He teaches continuing education courses for Electrical Contractors and OSHA required safety in the industrial sector. Topics include NFPA 70E, Fall Protection, Confined Space, LOTO, all sections of NFPA 70 and first aid and CPR.
Material and Finish Codes Speaker, Robert M. Longo, AIA, LEED AP - Principal of Cornerstone Architectural Group, LLC
Robert Longo's career in design and construction has progressed through more than 27 years of practice at architectural firms in New jersey. He has been responsible for the design and management of more than $200 million of construction. Mr. Longo has worked on a variety of building types including, laboratory, industrial, civic, and medical facilities. An advocate of "green" building design, Mr. Longo is a LEED accredited professional, and manages the firm's sustainable design practices. As an expert in building codes and standards, he is a licensed NJ building inspector and is certified by the International Code Council.
Very active in his hometown of South Plainfield, Mr. Longo is a past president of the South Plainfield Business Association. He is also an adjunct professor of Architecture at Brookdale Community College, teaching courses in design and construction, a position he has held since 1999.
Presenting 0.3 HSW CEU on NJ CODES
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
1. Identify building codes and standards that affect the selection of interior finishes
2. Understand how Use and Occupancy, and Occupant load affect finish selection
3. Identify which fire tests are necessary for different finish materials
4. Understand how Accessibility/ADA affect finish selection
5. Learn about recent changes to construction code permit requirements
6. Understand how and why informational notes are important to the success of every project
7. Suggest ways to improve the information on the plans
8. Electrical safety starts in the design of the project