Andy Christie is a Registered Building Official who works for the City of Kimberley located in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia. Starting in 2008, Andy has worked in the Kootenay region with the Regional District of East Kootenay and the City of Cranbrook as a Building Official. Before becoming a Building Official, Andy was employed as timber framer, carpenter and commercial construction site supervisor. Projects ranged from 25 million dollar homes in Whistler BC to re-building arena roofs in Kimberley and have offered a wide range of skills and construction knowledge. Andy’s inspection process is solution based and he is extremely resourceful in providing options to the local building community to achieve their aesthetic goals and Code compliance. Having a passion for sustainability has influenced everything Andy works on with the City of Kimberley and he often speaks to a broad range of groups about the successes with energy efficiency and sustainabilty in Kimberley.
When not working, Andy enjoys spending time with his family, wood working in his home shop, cheering on the local hockey team and the multitude of recreation activities that living in the mountains affords.