HEATING EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-007874
This expert has over 40 years of field experience as a plumber and HVAC contractor. He has installed, managed, and consulted for various projects. He is familiar with construction defects, claims, personal injury, costs, and product liability. He currently serves as Principal for a consulting firm dealing with plumbing, heating, HVAC, and Asbestos exposure mechanical systems.
Expert Witness: E-137756
This expert in water quality has 15+ years of experience in Legionella Risk Management and 40+ years experience total in engineering related functions. He obtained his BS in Marine Engineering at the US Merchant Marine Academy. He is a member of APIC, ASPE, ASHRAE, ASHRM, AWT and AWWA. He has authored 2 books, coauthored 2 peer review papers with CDC, published numerous articles in many journals and magazines and is currently the President of a waterborne pathogen risk ...
Expert Witness: E-013578
This expert has decades of experience in integrating, analyzing and solving problems that arise in buildings. Now actively engaged in consulting on a broad array of building issues, especially those related to construction, operation and maintenance of heating, ventilating and air-conditioning systems. Expertise includes HVAC and building envelope construction, moisture and mold issues as well as other indoor air and environmental quality matters, including comfort ...
Expert Witness: E-004874
This highly qualified mechanical engineer earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from City College of New York, his MS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his PhD from the University of Connecticut. He has been formally trained in a number of engineering disciplines, including accident investigation and labels/warnings/failure to warn instructions. He belongs to a number of highly prestigious societies in the engineering field, including ...
Expert Witness: E-029675
This HVAC expert is the president of of an engineering consultancy. He has extensive experience in the design of piping, duct, mechanical, plumbing and fire protection systems for new and retrofit commercial and institutional buildings. This expert has experience working on projects ranging from small to large; project complexity ranges from simple office tenant, retail and hotel projects to base building, to museum renovations. His design experience includes chillers, ...
Expert Witness: E-062647
This licensed Professional Engineer currently works as a Chemical/Mechanical Forensic Engineer for a multi-disciplined engineering and investigation company. Provides forensic and technical services to attorneys, insurance companies, independent adjusters, restoration companies, contractors, municipalities, and individuals towards the resolution of claims or litigation. Areas of Expertise: Chemical process design, mechanical equipment applications and safety controls, ...
Expert Witness: E-063081
This industrial technology executive has 24+ years of experience in technology and engineering roles. Most recently, he was the Vice President of Innovation & Technology at Parker Hannifin from 2006 until 2016. The expert also held roles with AdobeAire and Newell. He is involved in industry and university groups, including ASHRAE and the Air Conditioning Research Council. He has received 28 U.S. patents and has considerable experience with R&D and IP strategies. The ...
Expert Witness: E-029676
This highly qualified expert has over 35 years of experience in all phases of mechanical engineering/design, forensic engineering/failure analysis and fire/explosion investigation. His experience includes building/process design and construction, LEED compliance, engineer/procure/construct (EPC), HVAC systems, refinery systems, code compliance, boilers and pressure vessels, high pressure piping and vessels, energy and utility systems, geothermal heat pump systems, ...
Expert Witness: E-014536
This highly qualified expert has 25+ years of experience in Engineering and has specifically focused on investigations and forensics for the last 15+ years. He earned his B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio State University, and he has published over 35 papers and reviews and is a patent owner of 2 products. He belongs to the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers, the National Safety Council, and the National Council of ...
Expert Witness: E-009355
This expert has over 35 years of experience as a professional engineer. He is a registered as a Professional Mechanical Engineer (P.E.) in Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, Oregon, Texas and Utah. He is an internationally recognized authority on assessing, evaluating, conceptualizing and remediating complex project design, construction and operational issues related to HVAC systems, cleanrooms, piping systems, refrigeration systems, ...
Expert Witness: E-006700
This expert has a extremely strong background in the chemistry, physics, and design of microwaves. He has over 55 years experience at nearly ever stage of the development life cycle of microwave ovens, as well as industrial microwave processing systems, from research, development and design to product testing. He has held several extremely prestigious microwave related positions including serving for 17 year as the President of the International Microwave Power ...

HEATING EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Defective Ventilation Blamed for Fatal Carbon Monoxide Poisoning HEATING Expert Case

This case involves a young family that had moved into a recently renovated home in Southern California. The roof had been replaced, and the water heater and HVAC system had been upgraded substantially. Shortly after the family moved into the home, however, …

Leading Toxicology Expert Discusses Carbon Monoxide Death in Apartment Complex HEATING Expert Case

This case involves a man who was exposed to carbon monoxide while living in an apartment building in a major northeastern city. At the time of the incident in question, the man had been left alone in the apartment while his girlfriend went to work. When sh …

Negligent HVAC Installation Leads to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning HEATING Expert Case

This case involves a family in Wisconsin that was had their roof replaced with CertainTeed shingles during the summer months. There was a cap vent on the roof which was removed by the roofing company, replaced, and painted during the roof repair. Several m …

Fireplace Explosion is Linked to Defective Gas System HEATING Expert Case

Fireplace Explosion is Linked to Defective Gas System

This case involves a woman from Oklahoma who was severely injured when an open gas fireplace with a glass guard on its perimeter exploded. The gas fireplace was located at a home owned by the plaintiff’s colleague, whom she knew from her position as a com …

Expert Metallurgist Evaluates Catastrophic Failure in Automatic Pistol Slide HEATING Expert Case

This case involves a handgun malfunction. The plaintiff rented a small handgun produced by a prominent gun manufacturer at a shooting range. He went onto a lane and loaded several rounds of ammunition into the weapon’s magazine. He fired several rounds, b …

Space heater fire kills 2 children HEATING Expert Case

Space heater fire kills 2 children

This case involves a woman who had two children and who lived in a two-story home. The woman purchased an electric oil-filled space heater for the children’s room in her home. One night while the woman and the children were sleeping, the space heater caugh …

Gas Powered Space Heater Causes Deadly House Fire HEATING Expert Case

Gas Powered Space Heater Causes Deadly House Fire

This case involves a house fire caused by a gas powered space heater. At the time of the incident in question, the Plaintiff was using the space heater to provide supplemental heat to an enclosed porch attached to his home. While the heater was running, th …

Defective Water Heater Causes Explosion HEATING Expert Case

Defective Water Heater Causes Explosion

…  The house was equipped with external propane tanks for heating and cooking, which were also newly installed and filled. After testing …

Defective Space Heater Causes Serious Burns HEATING Expert Case

Defective Space Heater Causes Serious Burns

…  and scorching on the floor and furniture in front of the heating unit, as well as severe burns to the plaintiff’s right foot. It is …