Former contractor Glenn Mathewson has served Westminster, Colo., as an inspector and plan reviewer for over 10 years. He is also a professional consultant, a speaker on the residential applications of construction codes, and an author whose works include 60 published articles and the ICC’s first industryspecific code book, Deck Construction Based on the 2009 IRC. An adviser to the North American Deck and Railing Association, he is the president of Building Code College, an online hub of free code education.
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