Expertise DescriptionI have over 30 years experience of providing fireplace, chimney and vent inspections at time of installation, repair, sale, or following disasters, including earthquake and fire. My specialties include construction defect analysis, construction specifications, earthquake assessment, educational training, and fire investigations. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My consulting services include: emergency earthquake assessment for structural integrity and safety of residential structures after a major earthquake; installation of warm-air heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and solar for both residential and commercial application (on remodels and new construction); educational training provided to professional fire & chimney inspectors, fire investigators, and home inspectors.
|ICC Certified Building Inspector|
|ICC Certified Mechanical Inspector|
|ICC Certified Combination Dwelling Inspector|
|UFCA Certified Fire Code Inspector|
|California State Licensed Mechanical Contractor|
Awards & Affiliation
National Fire Protection Association
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases