Timothy R. Costello, PE, is a Director at Jensen Hughes with 19 years of experience providing the analysis, review, design and specification, and commissioning of building fire safety systems. He has an extensive background in the analysis and application of New York City, New York State, New Jersey, Connecticut and the International Building and Fire Codes. Mr. Costello served on the New York City Model Code Program’s Fire Protection Technical Committee as the Standpipe Systems Sub-committee Chairman for the 2008 Building Code and again as a member of the Fire Protection Systems Technical Committee for the 2014 Building Code. He is a member of NFPA Technical Committees on NFPA 13 Sprinkler System Discharge Criteria and NFPA 1620 Pre-Incident Planning. Mr. Costello has provided numerous seminars on fire protection and life safety topics for architects, building owners and managers.