Rob Pickett formed the housing technology firm of RobPickett &Associates in 2001 based on a 26-year career in the housing industry. From a childhood interest in shelter design, Rob has built a reputation as an expert in the log home industry. With log home companies, he has been responsible for design, engineering, materials estimating, and pricing operations. Career highlights have included product development, including innovation of a new log profile, creation of a new model plan series, conception of a proprietary national pricing system, publication of original and editorial writings, (e.g. white papers, construction manuals, articles, etc.), successful management experiences, and more. His career focus has been on the methods and materials involved in the production of housing.
RP&A specializes in evaluating building products, components, and systems. Entering the homebuilding industry in 1975, Rob brings a blend of knowledge, perspective, and resources to assist clients as they respond to new and changing markets. Since 2001, RP&A has provided clients with the necessary resources to complete special projects, develop new products, attain acceptants of products or systems through testing and documentation, and more. An ardent supporter of building systems and the log home industry, Rob continues to work on the approval wood building systems through codes and standards.