Jay Crandell More about Jay Crandell Mr. Crandell has 30 years of experience in construction, engineering, and innovative building technology research advancing building codes and standards for private and public sector clients. He has conducted benchmark studies of building performance in natural disasters and in the laboratory. His work has helped to propel many innovative technologies into the International Residential Code and is involved in numerous technical societies and standards activities. He is widely published on various engineering, construction, and building science topics.