The Brick Industry Association is please to announce that Brian Trimble has recently been added to ProfNet's line up of experts.  With decades of experience, Brian is one of the industry's leading experts on clay brick.  His engineering knowledge and real-world experience working with architects and builders gives him in-depth and specialized knowledge when it comes to best practices, trends, and overall know-how.

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Brian has been listed with ProfNet as a resource to speak about clay brick's role and importance as it relates to Earth Day, coming up on April 22.  His ProfNet biography is listed below:

Brian Trimble, P.E., LEED AP
Regional VP, Engineering Services and Architectural Outreach
Brick Industry Association (BIA), Reston, VA

Trimble is an accredited professional in Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design and has more than 25 years' experience in the masonry industry, assisting design professionals in the design of brick and masonry structures. He is a frequent lecturer to local, regional, and national construction industry groups, and he has authored many articles and papers on various masonry subjects. He has worked at BIA for more than 19 years, serving in various positions. In addition to his long tenure at BIA, he has worked for a brick manufacturer and the International Masonry Institute. He now leads architectural and builder outreach in the 17-state Midwest/Northeast Region for BIA. Trimble's extensive technical experience includes serving as chairman C12.03 of ASTM International and a past institute director for the Construction Specifications Institute. He is available to discuss building/green building topics, including residential/home building, commercial and industrial building, and green building practices.