Mr. George has knowledge and experience with numerous Codes and Standard organizations

He regularly attends the model code hearings, and he is actively involved in code and plumbing product standard development. Mr. George also provides code and standard consulting services for manufacturers that seek to develop product standards or propose code changes. 

office (734) 322-0225

Mr. George also provides code and standard consulting services for manufacturers that seek to develop product standards or propose code changes. Mr. George also provides code and standard consulting services for manufacturers that seek to modify existing or develop new product standards and he assists with developing new, or modifying existing code language for the state, local and model plumbing codes.

Mr. George has written hundreds of articles on plumbing system design issues, plumbing codes, and plumbing product standards, and he has given numerous seminars discussing domestic hot water systems and hot water temperature control product standards. He has taught plumbing code classes, fire protection classes, and plumbing system design classes at the University of Minnesota, University of Wisconsin, Lawrence Technological University and at Oakland Community College in Michigan, and he has taught Plumbing, Mechanical and Fuel Gas Code classes across the country as an instructor for the International Code Council

Code and Standard Consulting

ICC -  International Code Council
In 2015 Mr. George was selected to serve a 3-year term on the International Plumbing, Mechanical and Fuel Gas Code Interpretation Committee (PMGCIC)
IRC-PM - International Residential Code Plumbing & Mechanical, Former Chairman/Vice-Chairman (2004-2009)
IPC - International Plumbing Code, Member of the development committee (1999-2004)
IBC - International Building Code
IMC - International Mechanical Code
IFC - International Fire Code
IFGC - International Fuel Gas Code
IPMC - International Property Maintenance Code
IECC - International Energy Conservation Code
IEBC - International Existing Building Code

IAPMO - International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, Former Member, IAPMO Plumbing & Mechanical Standards Council; Former Member of the Uniform Plumbing Code “Answers and Analysis Committee”
UPC - Uniform Plumbing Code
UMC - Uniform Mechanical Code
USPHTSC- Uniform Swimming Pool, Hot Tub & Spa Code
USCC – Uniform Solar Energy Code

NFPA - National Fire Protection Association, Member; Industrial Buildings Committee- Member; Healthcare Buildings Committee - Member
1921 Fire Protection Codes and Standards
NFPA 54 Fuel Gas Codes and Standards
NFPA 99 Medical Gas Standards

ASHRAE - American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers

  • Member, Detroit Chapter
  • Member ASHRAE 188P Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems
  • Member ASHRAE Guideline 12 - Minimizing the Risk of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems

ASME- American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Member of various standard committees related to plumbing and mechanical products

  • A112 Plumbing Materials and Equipment main committee (oversees all plumbing-related Standards for ASME)
  • Member of numerous ASME A112 task groups that develop product standards

ASPE - American Society of Plumbing Engineers, Former Society Board Member, Vice President, Education; Past President, Eastern Michigan Chapter, Member of various plumbing system design standard committees:

  • ASPE Venting design standard committee
  • ASPE Water pipe sizing design standard committee
  • ASPE Temperature limits for domestic hot water systems committee

ASSE - American Society of Sanitary Engineering

  • Vice Chairman, ASSE Product Standard Committee (PSC)
  • Former Vice Chairman, ASSE Seal Control Board (SCB)
  • Chairman, ASSE Dictionary Committee
  • Co-Author, ASSE/ASPE Plumbing Dictionary
  • Member of various plumbing product standard working groups for various plumbing products, including all hot water temperature control standards (ASSE 1016, ASSE 1017, ASSE 1070, ASSE 1071, ASSE 1062, ASSE 1066 & ASSE 1069.