HVAC Design Engineering Expert 516675 FL

Expertise Description

My background of more than 20 years working in HVAC design has been focused on thermal and electric power plant design, operations and maintenance, mechanical process design, heating and cooling distribution, specialty air and fluid systems, plumbing, energy procurement, and environmental permitting for commercial and industrial facilities. I have been involved with project development and equipment evaluation through performance estimations and financial analysis, design, and specification of equipment and processes, construction management, and commissioning and operations. I have spent over 5 years providing my services as an HVAC design expert witness in the state of Florida.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes cases in which Plaintiff claimed defendant’s HVAC equipment did not meet performance required by Florida Building Code; Plaintiff filed subsequent to damages from sewage infiltration; Plaintiff filed subsequent to personal injuries sustained by a product failure; Plaintiff filed for damages from catastrophic failure of a boiler due to improper repair and operation as per Florida Building Code;
Plaintiff filed for damages due to improper HVAC equipment performance and installation as per Florida Building Code.

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes providing forensic engineering services for owners, insurance adjusters, and in support of litigation.


Degree, Subject, Institution
M.S., Vanderbilt University
B.E., Vanderbilt University

Licenses Certifications

Registered Engineer – State of Florida
Association of Energy Engineers – Certified Energy Manager
LEED Accredited Professional – Operations and Management
ASHRAE – Building Energy Assessment Professional

Awards & Affiliation

Association of Energy Engineers

Primary Affiliation

Association of Energy Engineers