Pacific InterWest Building Consultants, Inc.
David MacLellan founded Pacific InterWest Building Consultants, Inc., a building services firm that serves the construction and real estate industry in California and many other Western states. Dave contributed his knowledge and 45 years of experience in the construction industry up until his passing in 2016. Dave was a veteran home-builder in Northern California. His experience in the building industry extended to all types of housing.
Dave was a graduate engineer, Licensed General Contractor (B), and a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson. He co-authored four important books on the subject of building performance guidelines and home maintenance. His books include The Home Book, The California Building Performance Guidelines for Residential Construction, The National Home Maintenance Manual, and The Handbook of Specifications and Scopes of Work for Trade Contractors. Dave was instrumental in providing industry standards in residential construction that benefits both the builder as well as the homeowner.
He was a Certified Mediator (University of Oregon School of Law), a Partition Referee in the California Superior Courts, and served on the Panel of Arbitrators for the American Arbitration Association. He was past President and Director of the Northern California Homebuilders Association, Eastern Division and served on the CBIA Construction Dispute Resolution Task Force. Dave served as past Chairman and Director of The Building Standards Institute. Dave was a winner of the AIA and Urban Land Institute Award for Architectural Planning, three MAME awards for design excellence, and the William Watson Memorial President’s Award from the HBANC (2002). He was inducted into the California Homebuilding Foundation Hall of Fame in June 2011.
The Home Book, 2014
The National Home Maintenance Manual, 2015
California Building Performance Guidelines for Residential Construction, 2011
The Handbook of Specifications and Scopes of Work for Trade Contractors, 2005