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Thornburg Code Services

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ICC Preferred Provider

Since 2015


Russell Thornburg

With over 31 years of experience, Russell brings to the classroom first-hand knowledge of many aspects of the building industry from the basics of home ownership, to general contracting, to field inspection and plans examiner. For more than twenty years he was self-employed as a licensed general contractor, and has over 17 years of experience working for municipalities in the state of Minnesota and Kansas. During this time he began teaching Building Inspection Technology programs for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, as well as Continuing Education Seminars from around the country and ICC chapters. After a short stint serving as Program Manager for Johnson County Contractor Licensing of KS he has returned to Texas and now writes and develops code seminars and presents these programs for various organizations, including municipalities, institutes, ICC chapters, Home Builders Associations, and industries throughout the United States.

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A selection of resources I use that could be of use to you.

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Offered Classes

Below is a link to a descriptive matrix of every code educational class that I offer and details regarding each class as well as a link to the policies I have regarding me teaching those classes.

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Offered Services

Building Plans
Construction Workers
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Code Education

I will provide an in-depth educational course over specific code.

Plan Review

I will assist you through a detailed building plan review.

On-Site Inspection Training

I am available to provide an on-site walk through to help guide you through code inspection.


I am willing to consult with you and answer questions about specific code.

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Call: (507) 413-2027


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