With more than 30 years of building safety management experience, Paul teaches regularly for California Building Officials (CALBO) and has developed several CALBO training courses. As a Chief Building Official, he managed building plan review, counter assistance, and inspection for Southern California agencies. Additionally, Paul was responsible for development of new business for inspection and plan review services for jurisdictions across the United States. His previous experience at International Code Council (ICC) included leading the Architectural and Engineering Services Department, International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO) Technical Services Department, and he was also the original drafting secretariat for development of the 2000 International Residential Code.
Paul earned his BS in Civil Engineering from California State University, Long Beach and has received numerous awards including CALBO Instructor of the Year and CALBO Course Developer Merit Award. Paul has participated on various local, state-wide and national committees including the ICC Residential Energy Code Development Committee, the ICC Building Official Membership Council, Governing Committee, the CALBO State Code Committee, and the CALBO Building/Fire Advisory Committee. Paul Armstrong is the definitive expert for your residential, building, and fire code consulting needs.