Where are we now and other burning issues
This panel discussion will bring an awareness of different types of cladding and their levels of combustibility, with a better understanding of compliance and the appropriate pathways toward rectification.
About our Guest Panel:
Peter Hofstetter has been a Building Certifier since 1994 and for the past 22 years, he has specialised in commercial buildings, which includes shopping centres, laboratories, hospitals, aged care, educational, industrial, high rise offices and residential towers.
He is a founding Director of Certis, a building certification company that began in 2000 and which has grown to have a national footprint employing 34 people with offices in 5 states.
In 2016 he was instrumental in Certis launching short informational videos to the building industry discussing various aspects of the Building Code.
He is also the inventor of a tool that quickly and accurately measures the rises and goings of stairs. He called it the ‘Rise’n’go Stair Checker’ but says he won’t be appearing on Shark Tank anytime soon.
Andrew is a Director of Omnii and brings over 20 years’ experience in the construction and fire safety industry to the team. Andrew has a comprehensive knowledge of both Australian and international fire codes and an extensive track record in delivering high-profile fire engineering projects. He has further provided an advisory role to a number of government departments on matters pertaining to fire safety. This significant consulting engineering experience extends to fire engineering, fire risk assessment and fire safety management for major projects throughout Australia and Europe.