Ben brings over 32 years of plumbing, fire suppression and sustainable design experience including construction administration and project management. Ben has designed complex plumbing and fire suppression systems for a variety of sectors including commercial, residential, institutional, educational, industrial, hospitality, healthcare and government. Ben is an ASPE Certified Plumbing Designer (CPD).
During Ben’s career he also obtained a Non-Restricted Master Plumber’s License in the state of Georgia and a NICET Level III certification in water based fire protection systems in order to increase his knowledge of the construction side of the industry. That real world knowledge allows him to produce cost effective and highly functioning designs. Ben also performs detailed code and standards analysis for compliance and interacts with AHJ’s while building relationships to smooth out the permit process.
In addition to design, Ben’s present role includes discipline leadership, quality assurance and control, technical development and mentorship of staff. After joining Integral Group and learning what the firm represents, Ben’s passion regarding sustainable plumbing systems has continued to grow.