Feb. 29th To March 1st, 2020
THIA is going to have a huge presence at Tiny Fest in California. If you are going, please make sure you join everyone at the THIA Meetup on Feb. 29th at The Viewpoint Brewery in Del Mar at 6:30 PM. Get your tickets for Tiny Fest California.
Commercial Members, Tiny House Block Will Be At Tiny Fest
ICC NTA, LLC Will Have A Table At Tiny Fest
ICC NTA, LLC is an independent third party Approved Agency per Section 1703 of the International Building Code to the Tiny Home Industry Association as a new commercial member. ICC NTA, LLC provides code evaluation, product certification, inspection, engineering, off-site construction plan review, and testing services, as well as independent quality and standards compliance verification for many building products.
ICC NTA, LLC certifies Manufactured homes, Modulars, RVs, and Park Models. A lot of ”tiny home” builders are building RVs and Park Models for the ability to register and certify them, but marketing them as tiny homes or movable tiny homes.
Los Angeles just gave the green light to allow movable tiny homes as ADUs, following the lead of Fresno and San Luis Obispo. They are required to be certified and built to RV, NFPA 1192 standards or Park Model, ANSI 119.5 standards.
Stop By A Meet David R. Tompos And David A. Tompos
David R. Tompos is a board member of THIA and also the founder of NTA ( The new name is ICC NTA, LLC after the 2019 acquisition by iCC ). David is responsible for the planning and execution of strategic and tactical plans to achieve the sales objectives of ICC NTA and is the chair of the ICC Off-Site Construction Committee.
David A. Tompos, LEED AP BC+D, became president and CEO of NTA and has the responsibility of the overall strategic vision and direction of the company. He also oversees all government relations, including NTA’s involvement with HUD and state agencies. David studied at Purdue University and holds a bachelor of science degree in computer and electrical engineering. After graduating in 1998, David started his career at NTA as director of testing services at the NTA Testing Laboratory. During this time, he gained a thorough understanding of manufactured housing testing procedures, inspection, product evaluation, and in-plant quality control. While serving as director of testing services.
David also pioneered the development of the industry’s first electronic plan review software, eDAPIA. This advanced software revolutionized the process of third party design review by eliminating the delay in the traditional mail process and saving manufacturers considerable time and money. Before leaving the director of testing services position, David started the testing laboratory on a path to its current International Accreditation Service ISO recognition.