About the Author
Jim Cika is director of Government Relations PMG Resources for the International Code Council. He has more than 20 years of experience in the manufacturing and construction industry. Most recently, he was the director of engineering and product management at HTP Comfort Solutions, a heating and hot water appliance manufacturing company. Earlier in his career, Cika was with Atlanta Gas Light Company where he gained extensive experience related to the performance and safety of gas appliances. He also has prior experience as a heating, ventilation and air conditioning design engineer.