building official with more than 20 years experience in the building
safety profession, Lynn Underwood also is a former contractor and
homebuilder. With a simple desire to build his own home, he discovered
two passions: helping the owner-builder and the building inspection
is certified in eleven categories by the International Code Council
and fourteen categories by the State of Virginia. He is a member
of two national code committees.
Lynn has written
three nonfiction books by Craftsman Books, the National Association
of Home Builders, and the International Conference of Building Officials,
and has written numerous articles in almost a dozen national magazines
including Fine Homebuilding and Mother Earth News.
His speaking topics include:
Codes Made Simple
to Build Your Own Home, the right way
Code Violations and How to Fix Them