Jimmy H Beard, MSEE, PE, CFEI
Beard Forensic Engineering Services, LLC
Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications
Forensic Engineering, Garage Doors, UL 325, transformers, HVAC systems, origin and cause, fire investigations, cellular and television towers, fiber optic cables, National Electrical Code, NEC, NESC, National Electrical Safety Code, lightning damage, electrocution, personal injury, code compliance
I have served as a consultant on damage claims related to a wide variety of electrical systems, including transformers, switchgear, busway and cable systems, diesel generators, electric and gas-fired furnaces, uninterruptible power supplies, HVAC equipment, chillers, vehicle systems, recreational vehicles, smart-home systems and many others. I have extensive experience evaluating damage in commercial and residential settings, and am equipped to perform insulation testing when required. I have consulted on a number of cases involving industrial and commercial machinery, residential electrical systems, and various personal injury cases.
I am regularly engaged to consult in the areas of electrical engineering for residential, commercial, and industrial systems, electrical system failures, code compliance review, technical investigation of incidents involving industrial electrical power distribution systems and industrial control systems, scope of damage, and analysis of costs to repa...