Joe Kelly

Independent Consultant
Mass Construction Consultants, Inc.

Joe Kelly runs Mass Construction Consultants, specializing in corporate construction education and code consulting services. Joe is also the host of the Mass Construction Show, a podcast about the construction industry.

Prior to founding Mass Construction Consultants Joe worked as Director of Member Services at the AGC of Massachusetts, Chief Building Inspector at the City of Boston, and was a Superintendent for a Global Construction Management firm.

Breakout Presentation Topic:
What Codes and Regulations are telling us about Mass Timber: 
A look at the role codes play as a leading indicator in the industry
A discussion how codes, regulations, and policy shapes the way we will build, focusing specifically on new allowances and regulations for Mass Timber, Sustainability and Wellness. 

Focused attention will be paid to the roles fire safety and sustainability will play in the future of how we build. Codes and regulations discussed will be the 2021 IBC, 2019 NFPA 241, NFPA 855 and more.