Founder, President and Sr. Engineer, NAFFA International, Fresno, CA, 2001- Present. Born in Jordan and now residing in the US.
International (100+ countries) online resources curator and content provider for Building, Fire, M-P-E, Structural, Accessibility/ADA Codes information; LEED and GREEN topics. Social Media information, Asia, China, MENA, Tech. News and current happenings purveyor. Twitterologist and Tedx Conference Speaker on topics dealing with social media, AEC industry and global information exchange. QR Code enthusiast.
Bringing building code expertise and information to the masses and deciphering of the complex building codes.
Provider of expedited complete plan review (plan check) and building code consulting services to governmental agencies and international designers and applicants; building, fire code and ADA, ADAAG consulting services for all types of projects and complex/hazardous occupancies nationwide. California Certified Access Specialist (CASp) reviews. NAFFA utilizes Netsuite, Intuit QuickBase, Social Strata and Google Apps in running operations and dispensing building, fire and accessibility/ADA code resources via the internet.
Areas of Expertise
Building and Remodeling, Building Architecture, Green Architecture, Green Building Development, FIRE & SAFETY, ADA Consulting, Construction and Design
An idea worth spreading
People all over the world are more alike than they are different. Using social media and networking to build bridges of friendship first is critical. Intelligent, smart and like-minded people are dispersed throughout the globe. Now go find them!
I'm passionate about
Cultures, global affairs, technology, ethnic foods, knowledge, social media and gadgets.
Talk to me about
Anything to do with building codes, world affairs, cultures, technology and social media.
People don't know I'm good at
Memorizing facts, figures and stats.
My TED story
Always been intrigued by Ted speeches over the years. First encounter was at a Ted Conference in Monterey, CA. Spoke at TedxCanton in September, 2010. Attending TedxDeadSea in April, 2011.