Fireplace And Chimney Expert 42739 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I 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

Consulting Experience

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.



Licenses Certifications

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

Primary Affiliation

National Fire Protection Association

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases