Heather Younghusband, CASp
fire protection consultant
As TERPconsulting’s lead accessibility expert, Heather brings a wealth of knowledge to each project analyzing fire and life safety requirements and accessibility code compliance. She is an International Code Council (ICC) certified Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner as well as a Certified Access Specialist (CASp) through the California Division of the State Architect (DSA), the gold standard of accessibility consulting. The CASp program is designed to meet the public’s need for experienced, trained, and tested individuals who can inspect buildings and sites for compliance with applicable state and federal construction-related accessibility standards.
Prior to joining TERPconsulting in 2018, Heather worked with Younghusband Consulting providing fire/life safety analysis. As an Assistant Code Consultant, she worked on a wide variety of project types and sectors.
Heather began her career as a Development Plan Technician at the City of Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada in the Building and Planning Department where she examined and advised in the development of new residential, commercial, and high-rise structures. Her responsibilities included coordinating internal and consultant teams, and providing zoning analysis, bylaw, and building code review.
A member of the Certified Access Specialist Institute (CASI) and SoCal FPO, Heather has a diploma in Architectural and Building Technology (ABT) from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
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