Building Envelope Expert Witness PA 534986

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience in the commercial and residential building enclosure industry. My expertise includes the design, testing, certification, inspection, and failure diagnostics of building enclosure products and systems. My employment experience includes working with firms specializing in window design, construction testing/certification and building science. I specialize in construction defect, failure analysis, peer reviews and failure investigations of window, curtain wall, skylights, masonry wall, EIFS, Stucco and roof systems. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition for over 15 years as a building envelope expert witness.

Civil Engineering Expert Witness PA 531969

Expertise Description

I am an experienced and skilled civil engineering expert witness. With over 35 years in the field, my expertise is in building enclosures: residential, commercial and industrial facade assemblies throughout the world, including roofing, claddings, fenestrations and below grade waterproofing. I have additional knowledge in building enclosure commissioning (BECx) practices, air leakage, and energy performance/savings. I have provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 15 as a civil engineering expert witness.

Cleanroom Protocol Expert Witness WA 531648

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years experience specializing in cleanroom performance and critical environment testing. I have provided have ranged from cleanroom construction consulting, providing Protocol Management training, certifying cleanrooms/minienvironments, writing customer specifications, performing facility audits, and volunteering for organizations that focus on the education of cleanrooms. I have prior experience offering my services as a cleanroom protocol expert witness.

Respiratory Therapy Expert 529521 NJ

Expertise Description

I have spent over 40 years working in respiratory therapy. My career has focused on pulmonary disorders,such as asthma, emphysema, COPD, airway management, and pulmonary diseases. I have additional knowledge of hospital management and Clean Air Acts. I have prior experience providing clients with consultations and deposition as a respiratory therapy expert witness.

Forensic Construction Expert 528690 IL

Expertise Description

With over 25 years experience in forensic construction, I have an expertise in forensic investigations, geotechnical investigations, environmental site assessments, indoor air quality assessments, lead/asbestos/mold investigations and remediation projects, regulatory compliance, and stormwater compliance, as well as construction materials testing for residential, commercial, and industrial properties. I have provided consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony for more than 25 years as a forensic construction expert witness.

Industrial Hygiene Expert 135048 NJ

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience with Environmental Control, Indoor Air Quality, and Industrial Hygiene in a wide variety of occupational areas. I have special experience in such industries as organic chemicals, petroleum refining, ferrous and non-ferrous foundries, specialty chemicals, surface coatings, machining, and general manufacturing, as well as solving problems through engineering methods. I have extensive experience in asbestos inspections, abatement, operations and maintenance, training, state and federal regulations, and personal injury including asbestosis, lung cancer, mesothelioma. I am well-versed in aspects of Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, RCRA, TSCA, and a variety of state environmental regulations. I am also experienced in dealing with OSHA violations of health and safety standards including duplicate sampling, compliance, settlement agreements and expert testimony. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Property Management Bay Area Expert 459575 CA(N)

Expertise Description

With more than 35 years of experience in Real Estate with expertise in Property Management of Residential, Commercial, Condominium and Homeowner Associations, and Shopping Centers. I also have experience with standards of care, property damage, personal injury, habitability, landlord/tenant, maintenance, air quality and mold issues, receivership, lease interpretation, partnership agreements, and trust properties. I have also spent over 10 years as a real estate expert witness in the Northern California, bay area. I have prior experience with deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony.

Construction and Home Inspection Expert 517541 IL

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience working in the construction industry with a primary focus in home inspection. I worked as a carpenter apprentice and journeyman carpenter before moving on to work as a home inspector for numerous insurance companies. I was also the founder and president of my own construction and home inspection company for 10 years. I have strong experience inspecting moisture intrusion and other types of water damage, indoor air quality, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) systems, and electrical defects. I have also worked as a firefighter and Supervising Fire Marshal. I have more than 20 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Air Quality Expert 516606 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in air quality compliance and pollutant dispersion as well as air measurement programs. I am an expert in atmospheric dispersion and transport of airborne pollutants, especially over complex terrain. I have served as an expert witness in the areas of meteorology, atmospheric dispersion, and odor impacts on numerous legal cases, hearing boards, and programs that have regulatory significance. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultation and deposition.

Environmental Engineering Expert 422000 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years in the field of Environmental Engineering. Extensive experience with hazardous waste operations and emergency response training, OSHA, regulatory agencies, policies and procedures, groundwater and surface water quality, environmental protection agencies, benefit-cost analysis, air pollution, air pollution regulations, risk management, long-term liability, and Phase I environmental site assessments. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Power Plant Expert 135072 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years experience in power plant electrical engineering. My expertise includes nuclear power plants, oil field systems, steam generation boilers, heat recovery steam generators, gas turbines, steam turbines, micro-turbines, reciprocating engines, transformers, switchgear, power plant auxiliary equipment, controls, distribution, and air quality permits and reporting. I have prior expert witness experience.

Cattle And Pigs Expert 164943 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years experience with air quality and animal science. My expertise includes dust emission and microbial sampling in feedlot cattle and pigs, animal health, as well as heat stress in cattle and pigs and ethology. My experience also includes air quality research related to livestock production. My research includes quantification of ammonia, air emissions, dust, and odor emissions in dairies, beef feedlots, and poultry operations in order to establish environmentally benign livestock systems. I am also an expert on the effects of air emissions on animal health and welfare, agricultural air quality. I have prior expert witness experience.

Construction Expert 128085 FL

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a professional engineer licensed in Florida, Connecticut, and New York, including managing and performing civil, structural, and environmental investigation, development, and construction projects. I have managed numerous asbestos and lead surveys from New York to Florida. I also performed over 100 due diligence and condominium conversion investigations. I have experience performing forensic failure analyses, including structural, roofing, foundation, waterfront, underwater, geotechnical, water infiltration, product defect, production piping, and slip / trip and fall investigations. My Environmental Engineering expertise includes asbestos, lead-based paint, underground contamination, indoor air quality, hazardous waste, water and air quality, and PCBs. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Meterorology Expert 96473 MD

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a meteorologist, specializing in air quality issues. My expertise includes: New Source Review (NSR) air quality permitting; regulatory compliance / negotiations; air quality permitting (NSR-PSD and NSR-Non attainment); regulatory analysis / interpretation; air pollution control technology evaluation (BACT, RACT, MACT, LAER); Title V permitting; air construction permits; permitting for nuclear and fossil utilities, and for lead, aluminum, paint, and cement; incinerators; co-generation plants; environmental impact assessments; and air pathway analysis, specifically for Superfund sites. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Safety Expert 45825 NV

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience as a practicing and consulting engineer concentrating in safety, environmental, and industrial hygiene practices for industry, government, manufacturers, utilities, health care facilities, and environmental consultants. I specialize in asbestos, hazardous waste, product safety, airborne contamination, chemical toxicology, ventilation systems, noise abatement, noise reduction, respiratory concerns, and radiation safety. I have additional experience with: respirator standards; indoor air pollution; occupational ergonomics; carbon monoxide poisoning and toxicology; confined spaces; silicosis prevention; laser safety; lead abatement; fungal remediation; mold litigation; excavation safety; and biohazard awareness. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Environmental Contaminants Expert 34338 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years’ experience conducting environmental investigations and risk assessments for evaluating impacts to human health, property, and ecological receptors. My expertise focuses on the fate and transport of environmental contaminants, human health risk, exposure assessment, and ecological restoration. I have evaluated and modeled emissions from unconventional oil drilling operations, oil spills, landfills, boilers and incinerators, process stacks, storage tanks, confined animal feeding operations, and many other industrial and agricultural sources. My project experience ranges from monitoring and modeling of pollution sources to evaluating impacts of pollution on workers at industrial facilities and residents in surrounding communities. I have investigated and designed remediation programs and risk assessments for contaminated sites containing lead, heavy metals, mold, bacteria, particulate matter, petroleum hydrocarbons, chlorinated solvents, pesticides, radioactive waste, dioxins and furans, semi- and volatile organic compounds, PCBs, PAHs, perchlorate, asbestos, per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFOA/PFOS), unusual polymers, fuel oxygenates (MTBE), among other pollutants. I alsoe have experience evaluating greenhouse gas emissions from various projects and is an expert on the assessment of odors from industrial and agricultural sites, as well as the evaluation of odor nuisance impacts and technologies for abatement of odorous emissions. As a principal scientist at SWAPE, I direct air dispersion modeling and exposure assessments. I have served as an expert witness and testified about pollution sources causing nuisance and/or personal injury at dozens of sites and have testified as an expert witness on more than ten cases involving exposure to air contaminants from industrial sources.

Pollution Prevention Expert 28193 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 experience in chemical engineering. My areas of expertise include air pollution control, accidental release prevention / risk management program, storm water pollution prevention, hazardous waste management, chemical and Refinery processes, environmental project management, CAL/OSHA, and air quality compliance.

Hvac Expert 458478 FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in developing and expanding central energy plants and the corresponding distribution networks. I have additional experience in HVAC and plumbing systems, Central Plant, boilers, stacks, air separation, medical gas and vacuum systems, and critical care, laboratory and specialized systems designs. I have over 25 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Geology And Hydrogeology Expert 46424 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years of experience in environmental policy, contaminant assessment and remediation. I have spent nine years with the U.S. EPA in the RCRA and Superfund programs and served as EPA’s Senior Science Policy Advisor in the Western Regional Office where he identified emerging threats to groundwater from perchlorate and MTBE. While with EPA, I also served as a Senior Hydrogeologist in the oversight of the assessment of seven major military facilities undergoing base closure. I led numerous enforcement actions under provisions of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and directed efforts to improve hydrogeologic characterization and water quality monitoring. For the past 15 years, as a founding partner with SWAPE, I have developed extensive client relationships and has managed complex projects that include consultation as an expert witness and a regulatory specialist, and a manager of projects ranging from industrial stormwater compliance to CEQA review of impacts from hazardous waste, air quality and greenhouse gas emissions. My expertise consists of geologic and hydrogeologic characterization, industrial storm water compliance, CEQA review, investigation, and remediation strategies. I am highly involved with environmental policy concerning hazardous waste, water resources, water quality, air quality, greenhouse gas emissions, and geologic hazards. I am also knowledgeable in perchlorate contamination, estimation of clean-up costs, and impediments to intrinsic remediation. I have over 15 years expert witness experience.

Industrial Hygiene Osha Expert 135071 NJ

Expertise Description

C.I.H – Consulting expert with experience in the field of Industrial Hygiene. Experience includes air quality, environmental contamination, environmental chemicals, environmental health and safety, environmental remediation, hazardous materials, indoor air quality, molds and fungus, and OSHA regulations.

Environmental Science Expert 385933 NY

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in Environmental Science Engineering. I have experience as a principal investigator and researcher in several ambient urban and indoor quality studies conducted both domestically and internationally. My expertise includes environmental toxicology, technical knowledge for a large variety of air quality instrumentation, as well as statistical interpretations and analysis related to environmental data for indoor, air toxins, ambient air quality, toxicology, and risk assessments. My air quality consultations include climate change, transportation planning and impacts, and human health risk assessment. My direct research involves traffic dynamics through interpretation of near roadside and downwind pollution gradients of various mobile source air toxins, wood smoke ambient and indoor impacts to exposure, ultrafine particles, and gases produced from combustion and their impacts on human health. I have prior expert witness experience.