(PRWEB) February 10, 2012
The California Building Standards Code Advisory Committee has welcomed Forensic Mechanical Engineer, Edward Saltzberg http://www.esaltzberg.com, as one of its newest members. This committee is responsible for overseeing plumbing, electrical, mechanical, and energy building codes in the state as well as participating in research and evaluation to determine the most effective and efficient construction techniques within the building industry. Members of the Advisory Committee are expected to maintain an active presence in meetings to discuss relevant construction topics and serve as local experts for all building concerns. The decision to include Saltzberg as a member of the committee was announced in January 2012.
Edward Saltzberg comes to the Advisory Committee with sixty years of experience in the building trade. Currently, the Mr. Saltzberg is the owner and operator of Edward Saltzberg and Associates, a Van Nuys firm providing services as a plumbing expert witness, professional consultant, HVAC expert witness, as well as other aspects of these industries. During his career as an expert witness, Saltzberg has worked on more than 445 individual cases, providing testimony for both defendants and plaintiffs that include attorneys, insurance companies, and property management firms. In 98% of these cases, the expert has been able to reduce client payments or been on the winning side of the legal proceedings.
For his initial education, Edward Saltzberg obtained a Plumbing Engineering degree from California State University in 1956 and has since built his knowledge and experience base by working in the construction industry as well as being involved in a number of professional organizations, such as the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials and is a co-founder of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers. In practice, this knowledge has been utilized in a wide range of building projects, from residential homes to large scale industrial and commercial projects. Most of Saltzberg's work has been done in the local California area, but projects have taken him to other states and international countries. Currently, Saltzberg is certified as a Registered Mechanical Engineer in a total of nine states, with inactive licenses in another twelve states. With this experience, Edward Saltzberg is recognized as one of the premier construction and plumbing engineers in the state. Visit http://www.esaltzberg.com for more information.