Expert 8902 - AZ CA(S) NV


Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in mechanical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering and construction issues. My areas of expertise include heating, ventilation & air conditioning, energy conservation, hot & cold supply systems, plumbing & drainage systems, roof drainage systems, process cold water & hot water systems, fire sprinkler & standpipe systems, fire suppression systems, fuel oil systems, and Title 24 calculations. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, and fire protection construction defects; Failures or alleged failures of HVAC, plumbing, or fire protection system components resulting in property damage (i.e. water leaks and water intrusion); Failures of alleged failures of HVAC, plumbing, or fire protection system components resulting in physical injury (i.e. hot water scald injuries, health issues due to indoor air quality issues, etc); For commercial buildings, restaurants, markets, industrial, warehouses, multi-family residential, schools, religious institutions, medical, medical office, and single family residential.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Construction defects; Design and engineering defects; Failure of individual project components; Contractual issues; Due diligence.


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes: Extensive experience in the design of mechanical systems of buildings of all types; Numerous projects dealing with shell buildings, tenant development, corporate headquarters, entertainment facilities, healthcare facilities, educational facilities, aerospace facilities, industrial facilities, business parks, hotels, shopping centers, retail stores, restaurants, highrise sprinkler retrofits, and residential buildings.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
BSMechanical EngineeringState University of New York Buffalo

Licenses Certifications

Professional Mechanical Engineer (California Arizona and Nevada)
Certified Energy Manager
Association of Energy Engineers
Certified Plumbing Designer
American Society of Plumbing Engineers
Certified Mechanical Inspector
International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials
Certified Plumbing Inspector
International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials

Awards & Affiliation

Acknowledged in many architectual publications.

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases



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