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Rich Piccolo, President

B & F Construction Code Services, Inc.

Building & Fire Code Academy


Rich was a lieutenant with the Elk Grove Village Fire Department. He has an Associate Degree in Fire Science from Harper College, a BA from Northeastern Illinois University. He is an ICC Master Code Professional and holds many OSFM certifications. He presents training on most of the codes and performs plan reviews on all disciplines. Code Expertise: IBC, IRC, IFC, IEBC, sprinklerss.

Code Expertise:

  • Building

  • Electrical

  • International

Craig Studer, Senior Fire Protection Engineer
Jensen Hughes


Craig Studer is a senior fire protection engineer in JENSEN HUGHES’ Chicago and Lincolnshire offices. He has 52 years of experience in the design, construction management and commissioning of fire protection and life safety systems.  For the past 22 years, he has been involved in special inspection services for smoke control systems for projects throughout the U.S and has previously served on several NFPA technical committees, including NFPA 3, NFPA 13 and NFPA 241.

Code Expertise:

  • Sprinkler

  • Special Suppression

  • Fire Alarm

  • Smoke Control

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